A prediction: One day soon, when we enter "Steve McQueen" in a web search, the results will be equally divided between the iconic Hollywood star and the rising English filmmaker. Despite any confusion the filmmaker may yet experience, he has already established a bracing, distinctive voice that call ... More >>
Tell your storyBy all accounts, the "It Gets Better" video campaign was a raging success. Sex columnist Dan Savage asked LGBT folks and their supporters to make videos encouraging gay teens to hang in there -- that life does gets better. The concept went viral and thousands of people, including P ... More >>
Everyone loves the dog. Everyone hates his employer. When candidates running for the Board of Supervisors were asked what they thought about Target's plans to open a pair of San Francisco outlets, their opinions were like discount footwear at the big box store: plentiful, hard to miss -- and unco ... More >>
He claimed to be Nepalese royalty, but police say Kaushal Niroula is a con man whose crew of gay grifters may have murdered a wealthy Palm Springs man.
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and more jihad looms.
Our critics weigh in on local theater
As mainstream hip hop stalemates in commodities, underground MCs keep old-school aesthetics alive through art
A primer for out-of-town journalists flocking to the Pelosi power story
Well, lots of things, actually
God bless the Skaters
Lying under oath, threatening witnesses, revealing the names of federal agents -- it's just another day on the job for one of the DEA's paid drug informants
When you gotta go, you gotta go. But there are places where you really shouldn't.
Literary events lead us to the perfect neighborhood restaurant
Arts, crafts, events, performances, and New Year's Eve
Arts, crafts, events, and performances for the holidays
Teutonic new wave, Dutch sample-pop, junkyard blues, and snarling post-punk
Virgil Shaw and Yuji Oniki inject new life into the singer/songwriter genre by writing about places they've been
Peter Glikshtern used a tire iron on four interlopers in his Mission District bar. Then he beat their lawyer's attempt to make the fight a political caues.
Tom Ammiano's mayoral bid: inside the campaign that has become a cause
An aging journalist remembers 1999, when an election became a revolution, and the city changed forever
The Accouterments of Death
Gay literature goes mainstream, and gay bookstores fight to survive