Gay San Francisco: The Latest

Burlesque Icon Dita Van Teese Adds Two Additional Shows to West Coast Run
San Francisco, CA

Burlesque Icon Dita Van Teese Adds Two Additional Shows to West Coast Run

ENTERTAINMENT | May 23
International Queen of Burlesque Dita Von Teese will be thrilling fans by extending her highly anticipated tour of glamour and seduction in her critically acclaimed, "The Art of the Teese."

Better Quality Relationships Associated With Reduced Dementia Risk

Better Quality Relationships Associated With Reduced Dementia Risk

Positive social support from adult children is associated with reduced risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.

Lawmaker: Louisiana Domestic Abuse Laws Risk Nullification

Lawmaker: Louisiana Domestic Abuse Laws Risk Nullification

NEWS | By R.J. Rico | May 25
A Louisiana lawmaker fears women and children could lose crucial domestic violence protections if his colleagues refuse to join 48 states that have widened the safeguards to include same-sex couples.

Ellen DeGeneres Will Get Her Own Stand-Up Netflix Special

Ellen DeGeneres Will Get Her Own Stand-Up Netflix Special

ENTERTAINMENT | May 25
Ellen DeGeneres will return to her roots with a new stand-up special for Netflix.

GLAAD Reports Slim Increase in LGBTQ Representation in Film

GLAAD Reports Slim Increase in LGBTQ Representation in Film

NEWS | May 25
The advocacy group GLAAD says the representation of LGBTQ characters in major Hollywood films increased nearly 1 percent in 2016, but the group says many of the portrayals weren't positive.

Did Divine Just Get a Dream House? Exhibit of John Waters Movies Action Figure Toys Opens in NYC

Did Divine Just Get a Dream House? Exhibit of John Waters Movies Action Figure Toys Opens in NYC

ENTERTAINMENT | May 25
As a action figure-loving child, did you ever dream of picking up a hitchhiking teenage Dawn Davenport in your toy Edsel station wagon? Or maybe you even played with the idea of feeding tiny plastic dog poop to a handheld version of Babs Johnson.

PopUps: Carrie Fisher's Daughter Billie Lourd to Star on 'American Horror Story'

PopUps: Carrie Fisher's Daughter Billie Lourd to Star on 'American Horror Story'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 25
Showrunner Ryan Murphy took to Instagram Wednesday to announce "Scream Queens" star Billie Lourd will be on the upcoming season of "American Horror Story."

Choreographer Sam Pinkleton: Making 'The Great Comet' Dance Without a Stage

Choreographer Sam Pinkleton: Making 'The Great Comet' Dance Without a Stage

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | May 25
Choreographer Sam Pinkleton faced an unusual problem in staging the movement for "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," but he's something of an unusual choreographer. Read how he made this hit musical dance.

In Emotional Video to Fans, Gay Porn Actor Opens Up About HIV Status

In Emotional Video to Fans, Gay Porn Actor Opens Up About HIV Status

NEWS | May 25
A gay porn actor took to his YouTube channel this week to open up about his HIV-positive status.

Reports Claim Ariana Grande Offered to Pay for Manchester Victims' Funerals

Reports Claim Ariana Grande Offered to Pay for Manchester Victims' Funerals

NEWS | May 25
Numerous reports say pop star Ariana Grande offered to pay for the funerals of her 22 fans who lost their lives during the terrorist attack on her concert in Manchester, England Monday.

Ex-Tennis Great Avoids Qantas Over Same-Sex Marriage Edict

Ex-Tennis Great Avoids Qantas Over Same-Sex Marriage Edict

NEWS | May 25
Former tennis great and now Christian pastor Margaret Court says she will stop using Qantas "where possible" in protest over the Australian airline's promotion of same-sex marriage.


News

Trumpcare Bill: 23 Million More Uninsured; Sick Risk Higher Costs

Trumpcare Bill: 23 Million More Uninsured; Sick Risk Higher Costs

NATIONAL | By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 25
Congress' official budget analyst is projecting that the House Republican health care bill would produce 23 million more uninsured people and costly, perhaps unaffordable coverage for the seriously ill.


Entertainment

 Review :: Monsoon Wedding
San Francisco, CA

Review :: Monsoon Wedding

THEATRE | By Adam Brinklow | May 22
Berkeley Rep's "Monsoon Wedding" is a musical that has it all. And it also comes very close to losing it all.

Kidman's Cannes Catwalk

Kidman's Cannes Catwalk

FASHION | May 25
Nicole Kidman gets emotional with husband Keith Urban in Cannes; Jourdan Dunn, Sonam Kapoor, Eva Longoria shimmer in gold.


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Budget Chief Slams Obama Growth Forecast

AP FACT CHECK: Budget Chief Slams Obama Growth Forecast

LEGAL | By Josh Boak | May 25
Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney, defending an administration that promises more economic growth than many think it can deliver, said Tuesday it's the Obama administration that went overboard in its forecasts for growth.


Technology

Space Archaeology

Space Archaeology

SCIENCE | May 25
Archaeologist Sarah Parcak uses satellite photos to locate ancient sites and she's finding them - thousands. Bill Whitaker reports on the game-changing method.


Finance

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

HOME | By Tracee M. Herbaugh | May 24
What exactly is cohousing? It's a community-focused living arrangement, where residents share space, chores and fellowship. The idea started in Denmark in the 1960s and has spread across Europe and the U.S.


Cars

Paint Job: BMW's Art on Wheels

Paint Job: BMW's Art on Wheels

AUTO NEWS | May 25
In 1975 Herve Poulain, a racing enthusiast and art lover, persuaded artist Alexander Calder to paint German automaker BMW's entry at Le Mans. The idea took off.


Style

Bad Hair Day? Why Melania Covers Her Head One Day and Not the Next

Bad Hair Day? Why Melania Covers Her Head One Day and Not the Next

POLITICS | By Darlene Superville | May 25
Melania Trump wore a veil to the Vatican on Wednesday to meet the pope, but no head covering a few days earlier to meet the king of Saudi Arabia. Why?


Health/Fitness

Wisconsin Seeks to be First to Drug Test Medicaid Applicants

Wisconsin Seeks to be First to Drug Test Medicaid Applicants

POLITICS | By Scott Bauer | May 25
Gov. Scott Walker wants to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening, a move that could serve as a national model.


Nightlife

Brent Corrigan :: The Popular Porn Star (and Biopic Subject) Strips Onstage
San Francisco, CA

Brent Corrigan :: The Popular Porn Star (and Biopic Subject) Strips Onstage

NIGHTLIFE | By Cornelius Washington | May 19
The Nob Hill Theater continues its evolution into 21st-century erotica, with their premiere performance of one of the most prolific, hard-working, multi-talented, multi-tasking and scandalous studs in the history of pornography, Brent Corrigan.

2017 Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade :: May 21, 2017

2017 Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade :: May 21, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 24
Thousands came out to show their pride and to enjoy the Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade.