One of the things that sets my teeth on edge about what an old friend calls San Francisco's "Kinky Konfederacy" -- the loose affiliation of queers, kinksters, fetishists, swingers, pornographers, sex workers, and perverts who band together under the ethic of sex positivity -- is the idea that sex s ... More >>
I have this friend who is a terrible texter/emailer/chatter.
He uses sarcasm without winky faces, is terse on chat, etc. etc. I always find
myself frustrated/offended/taking things the wrong way whenever I communicate
with him electronically. What can I do to tell him that his e-talking sucks?
E ... More >>
Dear everyone, it looks like we owe you all a huge apology. There we were last week, thinking that having a sense of humor about the fact that we live on a gigantic fault line was infinitely better than stressing ourselves out to the point of constant anxiety about the next Big One. But then our ... More >>
EKAphotography copyright 2009. all rights reservedMichael Franti and Spearhead
The 11th Annual Power to the Peaceful Festival began with a thunderclap and ended with an affirmation of love. The season's first storm hit in the wee hours, bringing warm, tropical showers - but no lightning. Most of ... More >>
Peter JamisonStill nationless after all these years
Explaining their nationality puts Richmond residents Tenzin Youdon
and Tenzin Wangchuk in an awkward position. Their ethnicity isn't in
doubt: Both are proud Tibetans, descendants of refugees who fled the
vise grip of the Chinese government half a ... More >>