Tea Dance

In the mid-1990s, the coolest thing in the world was to be a lesbian. Everyone wanted to be a lesbian. Except there was still…

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Now I'm A …

Jeff Chang makes you cry; so does Greil Marcus. But in the new Believer Art Issue, plenty of the other contributors make you laugh…

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Pow! Blam!

Aside from Wonder Woman and the Black Panther, comic-book superheroes tend to be pretty homogenous, demographically speaking. You've got your Bat-, Spider-, Super-, and…

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Underneath the Radar

Armistead Maupin is so gay! We saw him read at a Litquake event years ago, and the best part of the whole night was…

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On Your Night Stand

Erotic art is one of those vague umbrella terms that encompasses everything from classic Greek busts of the well-endowed god Priapus to those goofy…

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Real Classy

The term “homosexual agenda” is, in many cases, funny. It's mostly funny-peculiar, but in the face of a realistic conversation such as “Class and…

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New Kid on the Block

When Tina Butcher and Madison Young started Femina Potens in 2001 in a cramped garage in the Upper Haight, they tapped into San Francisco's…

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Radar Love

Homegrown author Michelle Tea's reading series is not to be missed

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Rock Doves

They have pink hair, they love birds, and now there's an art exhibit just for them

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