In an upsetting turn of events this Easter, the Sisterhood's annual Hunky Jesus contest was cancelled, thanks to a holy (and long overdue) downpour.
Easter in San Francisco includes a contest with stripped-down savior impersonators strutting their beards and robes in Dolores Park following the Eas ... More >>
Next Thursday, Oakland Bishop Salvatore Cordileone will be installed as the San Francisco Archdiocese's Archbishop.
Over the course of his career -- which began at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Calexico, a border town 122 miles east of San Diego, with a population that's 97 percent Latino -- Cord ... More >>
Tonight, you can indulge yourself in nothing but fun while still helping the city's celebrity twins, 85-year-old Marian and Vivian Brown, who are at risk of being separated by illness and money. Here are the deets:The cabaret will feature a slew of iconic jazz artists and performers, including the ... More >>
It is with much love that we remember the Eagle Tavern, a gay bar, live venue, and S.F. landmark that sadly closed last year. Now, members of the Harvey Milk Club are circulating a petition to make the Eagle a historical landmark, in order to keep it from falling into the hands of a group of nonquee ... More >>
If the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence's Hunky Jesus Contest on Easter just wasn't enough to piss-off the Catholics, next Sunday's world premiere of the documentary Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption at the Castro Theatre probably will. The film follows 108 Productions' revival of Terrence Mcna ... More >>
Fighting back ... peacefullyThe recent bout of gay bashing crimes in the Castro District has prodded local community groups to rally with a Stop the Violence campaign starting tomorrow afternoon. The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is teaming up with The Castro Community On Patrol (CCOP) and the ... More >>
We're sure you missed out on most of these events, since you were in church all weekend praying and stuff, so it's a good thing we kept a detailed record for you.Gretchen RobinetteNeither rain nor sleet nor fear of God's wrath could stop the annual Hunky Jesus Contest from happening, so when the ... More >>
YBCA has cooked up a cute promo video for its next "Big Idea Night" bash, a Top Chef-style skit featuring some of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and chef Elizabeth Falkner. The party, hosted by Sister Sara Femme and Ani Rivera and featuring food from Falkner's Citizen Cake and Orson, takes pl ... More >>
Spring has sprung, and unlike most of the country, San Francisco's weather isn't the best indicator of the fairest season's arrival. Instead, we have to look a little closer to find differences between now and a 70 degree day in January.1. It's Crazy Costume Season!The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgenc ... More >>
Nv. Sr. Viva L'AmourSister Edith at Revival Bingo in April 2005For Sister Edith Myflesh, the president of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, dressing up in a nun's habit, strapping on a bra-like headpiece, and spending two hours applying white face makeup isn't just about entertaining. It's an hon ... More >>