Culture

SF Pride 2018: Our Lady J Breaks New Ground for Gender Representation

“All I wanted to be was a preacher’s wife, so I could…

SF Pride 2018: Aria Sa’id, Winner of the ’10 Years of Service’ Award

“The Trump administration has been very vocal about stripping away rights and…

SF Pride 2018: Oakland Activist and Advocate Kin Folkz’s Work Defines Intersectionality

“We forget that, when we’re in the street and celebrating Pride, there…

North of 40 and Still Not a Samantha

A close friend from high school with whom I’ve had a text/online…

Thorns and Bitterness in A Lesson from Aloes

Potted aloe plants crowd Piet (Victor Talmadge) and Gladys (Wendy vanden Heuvel)…

Pride 2018: Fill That Dance Card

From reports of multiple gay-bashings in Northern California to rapacious corporations like…

World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Returns to Petaluma Saturday

Calling all hairless, toothless, tongue-lolling, short-legged, and loose-skinned dogs: Your moment for…

Everything Sucks, So Here’s a Cool Drone Video of S.F.

The news is even more depressing than usual heading into this week,…

Western Culture’s Home Videos: Ragnar Kjartansson and Ljubodrag Andric

In his acclaimed book How to See, the painter, photographer, and writer…

Pagan Holiday

As I daubed my partner’s asshole with glitter, I wondered, “Can I…