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Puzzling Out Influence
San Francisco, CA

Puzzling Out Influence

ARTS & CULTURE | By Sura Wood | Mar 26
It sounds like the plot of a Hollywood movie: A young art student encounters the work of an elder master, and his life and career are altered forever. But that is the actual real-life narrative that began in 1943.

Actress, Producer-Writer of 'Orange Is The New Black' Marry

Actress, Producer-Writer of 'Orange Is The New Black' Marry

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 27
An actress and producer-writer from "Orange Is The New Black" have married.

Cheryl and Partner Liam Payne Announce Birth of First Son

Cheryl and Partner Liam Payne Announce Birth of First Son

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 27
Former Girls Aloud star Cheryl and her partner Liam Payne of One Direction fame have announced the birth of their first child.

Schumer Seizes On Trump Team's Offer to Work with Dems

Schumer Seizes On Trump Team's Offer to Work with Dems

NEWS | By Hope Yen | Mar 27
President Trump's aides opened the door to working with moderate Democrats on health care and other issues while Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer quickly offered to find common ground with Trump for repairing President Obama's health care law.

AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom bill' to Cost North Carolina $3.76B

AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom bill' to Cost North Carolina $3.76B

NEWS | By Emery P. Dalesio and Jonathan Drew | Mar 27
Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis.

Lawmakers: Fired Radio Reporter Didn't ID Herself at Meeting

Lawmakers: Fired Radio Reporter Didn't ID Herself at Meeting

NEWS | Mar 27
A reporter for a radio station at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has been fired after state lawmakers complained she failed to disclose her presence during a meeting on a state transgender bathroom bill.

Meet Last Year's Mr. Fire Island Bear

Meet Last Year's Mr. Fire Island Bear

NIGHTLIFE | By David Goodman | Mar 26
The third annual Fire Island Bear Weekend is coming on June 15th - 18th 2017. Part of the weekend is the Mr Fire Island Bear competition. We caught up with last year's winner, Patrick Donohue, to talk about the competition.

Beauty and the Beast' Dances Off with Top Box-Office Spot

Beauty and the Beast' Dances Off with Top Box-Office Spot

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Mar 26
This weekend at the box office, nostalgia-driven fare was everywhere, from "Beauty and the Beast" to "Power Rangers" and "CHIPS," producing both successful and underwhelming results.

Berkeley Killing Renews Debate Over Gender Pronouns

Berkeley Killing Renews Debate Over Gender Pronouns

NEWS | By Paul Elias | Mar 26
Pablo Gomez Jr. was a University of California, Berkeley, senior majoring in Latino studies and a prominent campus activist when authorities say he stabbed to death a popular elementary-school teacher.

Mike Tyson Suffers Rare Loss In Noisy Latin America Bout

Mike Tyson Suffers Rare Loss In Noisy Latin America Bout

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Mar 26
Over his career, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson recorded 50 wins and six losses. But he recently notched another big loss in Latin America - this time as a coach of a bird.

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 26
Back in the '80s, when the population of gay men was rapidly decimated by AIDS one woman, Ruth Coker Burks, cared for them, stood beside them on their deathbed and made sure they were buried with basic human dignity.


News

Opponents: Arkansas Exposure Bill Targets Transgender People

Opponents: Arkansas Exposure Bill Targets Transgender People

NATIONAL | By Tafi Mukunyadzi | Mar 26
An Arkansas lawmaker wants to expand the state's indecent exposure in a move that opponents say could criminalize transgender people's use of bathrooms.


Entertainment

'Blues is a Woman' Blends Music and Stories
San Francisco, CA

'Blues is a Woman' Blends Music and Stories

LIVE MUSIC | By Sari Staver | Mar 26
A group of highly regarded Bay Area musicians is launching their new ensemble theatrical concert at Freight & Salvage in Berkeley on Thursday, March 30.

Ron Reyes: Finding the Hero Within

Ron Reyes: Finding the Hero Within

FINE ARTS | By Joel Martens | Mar 26
Based out of Orange County, Ron Reyes specializes in photos of men, unapologetic images that celebrate the male form... and, in particular, the gay male form.


Business

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

LEGAL | By John Lederman | Mar 26
The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.


Technology

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

PERSONAL TECH | By Meg Kinnard | Mar 26
The Federal Communications Commission in Washington voted 3-0 to approve rules to streamline the process for using technology to detect and block contraband phones in prisons and jails across the U.S.


Style

Anthony's Kitchen: Totellini Salad with Bacon

Anthony's Kitchen: Totellini Salad with Bacon

FOOD/DRINK | By Anthony Caltabiano | Mar 26
This week on Anthony's Kitchen is my recipe for Tortellini Salad with Bacon. It's a very tasty meal, or in smaller portions a great lunch.


Health/Fitness

Mental Makeover Month

Mental Makeover Month

HEALTH | By Jacob Glass | Mar 26
We must be very careful what we agree to, even mentally, because what we agree with, we are creating for ourselves. Just as there are no idle thoughts, there are no idle agreements, and that includes the next four years.


Travel

Firebrands and Female Artists: 'Nasty Women of the Met' Tour

Firebrands and Female Artists: 'Nasty Women of the Met' Tour

FINE ARTS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 26
A new private tour by Andrew Lear at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Nasty Women of the Met," will give you all the dirt on the firebrands who toppled stereotypes and shattered glass ceilings, and the female artists who made their mark.


Nightlife

On the Tab :: March 23 - 30
San Francisco, CA

On the Tab :: March 23 - 30

NIGHTLIFE | Mar 23
Whether you like your music live or DJed, your drag shows lipsynched or live (with sitcom or shade-throwing hilarity), and your gogos hot and/or heavy, plenty of nightlife fun awaits this week.

Mr. Nude York :: March 23, 2017

Mr. Nude York :: March 23, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Mar 26
Who else in NYC other than Daniel Nardicio would come up with Mr. Nude York? Well, it is now in its 6th successful year. An impressive display of HUGE ( cough ) talent. To use Nardicio's own words "They don't make them do these things in Miss America"