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    March 18, 2014

    Castro Street Gets a Makeover With Gay Crosswalk

    You know what's missing from the Castro? Queer crosswalks. Fortunately, San Francisco is getting a jumpstart on out-gaying Salt Lake City this year with a new streetscape project that, among other things, will include a rainbow-colored crosswalk. Not that the colorful neighborhood needed more col ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Christy Svanemyr, Mother Run Over By City Truck, Used Kindness to Help Thousands

    Christine Svanemyr, the Daly City mother who was killed Thursday afternoon when she was run over by a maintenance vehicle while sunbathing at Holly Park on Bernal Hill, was a spiritual person. The 35-year-old was a Zen priest who worked as a counselor to help people gain strength and confidence t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    More Gays Are Raising Kids in Mississippi Than in California

    If you were shocked to learn that Utah is gayer than us,then you will probably feel a little confused, anxious, let down, etc. to learn that the state of Mississippi has more same-sex couple raising kids than any other state in the nation. In other words, they are not fleeing to the states that allo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    San Franicsco Just Isn't Gay Enough for Oaklanders

    We have yet to recover from the injury last year when we were told that the God-worshiping city of Salt Lake City, Utah was gayer than San Francisco. Now, the gay universe is adding insult to injury when it decided that Oakland, the place San Franciscans love to hate, is gayer than gay. Using thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Salvatore Cordileone, San Francisco's New Archbishop, Helped Create Prop. 8

    The Vatican today named Salvatore Cordileone, one of the creators of California's notorious Proposition 8, archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco, a jurisdiction that spans from Hawaii to Salt Lake City, Utah. Cordileone, bishop of the Oakland Diocese since 2009, will replace ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Study Shows Gay Parents Are No Different Than Straight Parents

    A new study adds to the growing mountain of evidence that gays are no different than straight people when it comes to this whole parenting thing.Researchers at San Francisco State University interviewed 48 gay male couples who are raising children together in San Francisco and Salt Lake City. What t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Energy Bars, Now With Insects

    Salt Lake City inventor Pat Crowley and San Francisco resident Dan O'Neill have co-founded Chapul, the country's first company to tout energy bars made from insects high in protein, iron, calcium and omega-3 fatty acids. Specifically, Chapul makes what it calls "the original cricket bar." Cricket f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    San Francisco Attempts to Recruit Even More Gays to the Castro

    Obviously, San Francisco is still reeling from the disturbing fact that not only are we not the gayest city in the nation, but apparently Salt Lake City, Utah does a better job at catering to its homosexuals. That alone is enough reason for San Francisco to up the ante when it comes to making this c ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 25, 2012
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    January 10, 2012

    Gayest City in America Is ... in Utah?

    SF Weekly readers might remember just how upset the gay community was when San Francisco was booted down the list of gayest cities in America last year. To add insult to injury, the Advocate has not only decided San Francisco is still not the gayest city, but that Salt Lake City -- home of the God-w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Medical Marijuana: Dad Says It Saved Two-Year-Old Son with Cancer

    Cash Hyde​There are many ways to look at the story of two-year-old brain-tumor survivor Cash Michael Hyde, whose father, Michael, secretly slipped him medical marijuana oil in his feeding tube during chemotherapy last fall. You could assume that the plant is an effective drug. Chemotherapy left ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    No Age Talks All Ages Venues, Substitute Teaching, and How To Be a Vegan on Tour

    No Age is guitarist Randy Randall (left) and drummer Dean Allen Spunt​One pleasure of interviewing touring bands over the phone is getting to talk to them from random places. When we spoke to No Age's Randy Randall, he was standing outside a Flying J truck stop somewhere between Boise and Salt Lak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Cocktober Surprise: An Indecent Urinal Proposal

    It's okay! Andrew Miller is married! ​The Week In GayThe biggest news this week is the new term I learned: Cocktober!  Isn't that terrific?  How have I lived on this planet for multiple decades without ever referring to this month as Cocktober??It's adorable, I tell you. And you'll never ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Meg Whitman Plays Haplessness Card For Hiring Illegal Immigrant, Running Porn Empire

    I have no idea how I ended up in this outfit...​Meg Whitman has responded to allegations that she kept an illegal immigrant maid for nine years by saying she was powerless and ignorant in the face of a complex and vexing issue. This wouldn't be the first time the aspiring governor of California en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Q & A w/ Rogue Wave

    ​From their recent album release Permalight and a supporting tour to shooting music videos in the Salton Sea, the dudes of the Bay Area's very own Rogue Wave are pretty busy to say the least. As a solid staple on the indie music agenda, their fifth album doesn't cease to disappoint with familiar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Kimpton's 'Cocktails for a Cure' Raises Cash for HIV Service Orgs

    Do your karma a favor -- throw back a few.​Kimpton Restaurants is donating money for each "special" cocktail purchased this month. The Cocktails for a Cure fundraiser is to benefit HIV service organizations, and is part of an ongoing, 20-year commitment by the S.F.-based hospitality chain. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Shakedown 20: Remembering the Big Loma Prieta Quake. Today's Edition: Reporter's Shaky Hug at The 'Stick

    ​The moment was at hand. The honor guard was assembling. Our first World Series game was about to start. It was a nice fall evening, and we had good seats along the third base line. But something vital was missing: a hot dog and beer. Four of us had flown in from Salt Lake City, where we work ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    The Las Vegas Locomotives? Sin City Football Franchise's Lame Name and Lamer Rationale Bode Poorly for Today's San Francisco Unveiling

    When is a name a trainwreck? ​ As we reported last week, the San Francisco franchise in the nascent United Football League will today unveil its name, logo, and uniform design at a 10:30 press conference at AT&T Park. Yes, we'll be there with a camera. But our expectations have now been marked ... More >>

  • News

    February 25, 2009

    Guantánamo's Last Days

    America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and more jihad looms.

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    MP3 of the Day: Uzi & Ari

    (Photo by by Serina Nielson) Strange when an indie record store in Salt Lake City lists among its most popular releases a relatively unknown band from San Francisco. But in the Jan. 22 issue of Rolling Stone's "local favorites" column, the Bay Area's own Uzi & Ari's Headworms was listed amo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2008

    Last Night: Enon with The Blacks at Bottom of the Hill

    Enon with The Blacks at Bottom of the Hill April 13, 2008 Review by Liz Iversen Photos by Loren Risker Better than: Throwing your own donut party. Download: The Blacks’ “Raincoat” and “Back to Black.” Nearing the tail end of their world tour, Philadelphia-based trio Enon rocked the week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2008

    Dengue Fever Plays Independent in April

    Cambodian psych rock fans are sure to be at the SF Indie Festival's screening of the Dengue Fever documentary Sleepwalking Through the Mekong today and tomorrow. If the film just doesn't satisfy, Dengue Fever jumps off celluloid to make an actual appearance at the Independent April 18. More after t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2008

    Brother Ali's 'Truth Is Here' Tour Reaches SF in March

    Your favorite albino Muslim rapper from the Midwest brings the undisputed truth to Slim's on March 12. Enjoy an evening of soulful beats and introspective verses. And an appearance from Project Blowed's Abstract Rude to boot. Click "More" for, well, more. -- ASD Staff Report

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2008
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    January 14, 2008

    OM Announce US Tour Dates

    San Francisco's very own doom metal rockers OM have announced a US tour with Chicago's The Lichens. OM released the album Pilgrimage last year which was a detour from their usual straight ahead metal drone and instead offered something more varied, less predictable and more comprehensive. These guys ... More >>

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    November 7, 2007
  • Culture

    August 22, 2007

    Latter-Gay Saints

    Carol Lynn Pearson's gay Mormon drama sets the static and the fluid in bold opposition. Unfortunately, the static wins out.

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2007

    Cold War Kids Back for ColdWinterSF

    Well hang me up to dry. Cold War Kids shall be bring their large of amount of soul (plus guitars) in November. -d2 COLD WAR KIDS ANNOUNCE HEADLINE TOUR! Since the release of their debut album 'robbers & cowards' (Downtown Records), the much-celebrated Cold War Kids have quickly grown from ...

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2007

    AFI Spinoff Blaqk Audio Sells Out Popscene

    So local superstar Davey Havok and his AFI friend Jade Puget cut a gothtronica album for the 92.7FM set. You're going to need a doctor's notice to get into Popscene 8/30 for this hot, heavy party. -d2 August 15, 2007 For Immediate Release BLAQK AUDIO U.S. DATES ANNOUNCED CexCells Out Now on Inter ... More >>

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    August 15, 2007
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    August 10, 2007
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    June 27, 2007
  • Music

    January 17, 2007
  • Film

    July 12, 2006

    Turkish Delight

    Crossing the Bridge explores music where East meets West

  • Home Entertainment

    February 15, 2006

    Torino It Off

    This horrible Winter Olympics game doesn't even medal.

  • Culture

    August 24, 2005

    Political Puppets

    Napkins, chopsticks, and teapots bring a Japanese internment camp to life

  • Music

    June 16, 2004

    The No-Sin Zone

    Kaskade's Mormon faith doesn't prevent him from being one of the most in-demand house DJs around

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 19, 2004

    Best Lumberyard

    MacBeath Hardwood

  • News

    May 28, 2003

    Life, Cubed

    A day of living by the roll of the dice expands the idea of chance encounter -- exponentially

  • News

    December 24, 2002

    The Poindexter Effect

    Digging into the architect of Total Information Awareness unearths good news: Ordinary Americans value civil liberties

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2002

    Two Heads Are Better Than One

    An hour of dick tricks and other "genital gesticulations" with Puppetry of the Penis

  • News

    September 11, 2002

    The New Defenders

    An explosion of federal funding has Bay Area researchers at the forefront of America's counter-terrorism program. Will the money make us safer - or just make science a military secret?

  • News

    July 10, 2002

    Misplaced Priorities 101

    Amid a drastic budget crisis, why is the California State University system spending $400 million on computers? And where is the money coming from?

  • Film

    January 2, 2002

    A Lion in Winter

    S.F.'s Indiefest fashions a quality program out of Sundance's rejects

  • Culture

    July 19, 2000

    Dream Weaver

    Sandman author Neil Gaiman finds magic in the damnedest place

  • Film

    December 30, 1998
  • News

    August 5, 1998

    The Fairfield Wives

    Dr. John Parkinson, a civic and religious leader in the perfectly suburban town of Fairfield, told women they needed pelvic exams. Long exams. Several times a week. For years. And they believed him.

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    July 9, 1997
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    December 18, 1996
  • News

    February 21, 1996

    City of Night

    Homeless gay youths in San Francisco run an extraordinary risk of HIV infection, according to city statistics. On the street, safety is a matter of economics -- and hope.

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