Coming after cousin GeriThis edition of The Week in Gay is a potpourri (either a miscellaneous collection of stories or a mixture of dried flowers and spices) of four categories - plus an extra special bonus!Included are updates on the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, the latest stories from San F ... More >>
via flickr by Bernissimo Sunshine actThe FBI finally released hundreds of pages of classified documents related to pop star icon Michael Jackson, who died in August, detailing various investigations, including threats of a terrorist attack against Jackson. And local rabble-rouser Michael ... More >>
We've noted before that the San Francisco Examiner is not exactly a paper in step with the rest of this city. This is no knock on the paper's hard-working local reporters -- they do good work and God knows they write fast. But the editorial direction of the paper appears synonymous with the views of ... More >>
You can't bar the disabled from federal housing. Ditto that for racial or religious minorities, the aged, or nearly any other group -- but homosexuals. Amazingly, in 2009, one can still be barred from a place in federally funded housing based upon his or her sexual orientation. In fact, San Francisc ... More >>
Good night, sweet busYou got to know when to hold em, know when to fold em,Know when to walk away and know when to run.You never count your money when you're sittin' at the table.There'll be time enough for countin' when the dealin's done.-- Kenny Rogers, The GamblerMuni's pretty yellow culture buse ... More >>
Real excerpts from S.F.'s 272-page Voter Information Pamphlet.
Performance artist Karen Finley, that "chocolate smeared woman," is back in S.F.
TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched
Readers and S.F. Art Institute students respond to our story about the controversy surrounding performance art student Jonathan Yegge
Joel Engardio picks his way through the political minefield around ITVS, the San Francisco group that Congress created to put the edge back in PBS
Hal Hartley on realism, surrealism, and Henry Fool
From closet cases to party monsters: A critical guide to the 22nd International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
While condemning India for its nuclear testing, the U.S. government quietly funnels billions to research programs aimed at creating an ever-more-virulent nuclear arsenal
San Francisco gave away the store to help The Gap Inc. and its politically connected chairman build an upscale headquarters with a bay view. But more than $18 million in subsidies apparently won't bring the city anything it couldn't have had free.
Michael Petrelis has entered the AIDS debate once again
Barry Weintraub's a joker, he's a voter, he's a Web-page stoker
Roberta Achtenberg bristles when anyone dares say that Williw Brown is the one who gets things done. "I have gotten things done my entire life, right?" she says, citing when her accomplishments as a law school dean, her 800-page book on sexual orientatio