Gay San Francisco: The Latest

Ty's at the Hoedown
San Francisco, CA

Ty's at the Hoedown

BARTAB | By David Elijah-Nahmod | Oct 19
Openly gay country music superstar Ty Herndon will be the special guest at the 20th anniversary Hoedown and Sundance Stompede. Herndon will be appearing at the Regency Ballroom on Saturday October 21.

Watch: Electronic Artist Sophie Releases Beautiful New Queer Anthem 'It's Okay to Cry'

Watch: Electronic Artist Sophie Releases Beautiful New Queer Anthem 'It's Okay to Cry'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19
Electronic British artist Sophie shared a new song Thursday -- the undeniable queer anthem "It's Okay to Cry."

Today on 'Megyn Kelly Today': Megyn Kelly Dances to Pitbull

Today on 'Megyn Kelly Today': Megyn Kelly Dances to Pitbull

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19
Today on "Megyn Kelly Today," Megyn Kelly and Hoda dance to a Pitbull song.

AIDS Institute Calls on Medicaid to Stop Using Price of Hep C Drugs as Excuse

AIDS Institute Calls on Medicaid to Stop Using Price of Hep C Drugs as Excuse

NEWS | Oct 19
Today, The AIDS Institute sent a letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of Medicaid, urging her to enforce Medicaid law and compel states to lift their restrictions on hepatitis C drugs.

Joanna Gleason, Andrea McArdle, Laura Osnes Star in 'Best in Shows' Benefiting Humane Society of New York

Joanna Gleason, Andrea McArdle, Laura Osnes Star in 'Best in Shows' Benefiting Humane Society of New York

NEWS | Oct 19
On October 22, Joanna Gleason, Andrea McArdle, Brad Oscar, Laura Osnes and Karen Ziemba will star in the 2017 Best in Shows, a star-studded cabaret evening benefitting the Humane Society of New York.

Watch: Kelly Clarkson Releases Video for 'Meaning of Life'

Watch: Kelly Clarkson Releases Video for 'Meaning of Life'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19
Grammy-winning Atlantic recording artist Kelly Clarkson has released the title track from her highly anticipated eighth studio album "Meaning of Life"

Impact of Eating Disorders on LGBTQ Community

Impact of Eating Disorders on LGBTQ Community

Eating disorders are an under-discussed yet significant health issue affecting the LGBTQ community.

Tanzania Arrests 12 Suspected of Promoting Homosexuality

Tanzania Arrests 12 Suspected of Promoting Homosexuality

NEWS | Oct 19
Tanzanian police say they are holding 12 men, including two South Africans, for questioning over allegations of promoting homosexuality in this East African country.

ACLU of Montana Joins Ten Montanans in Lawsuit Challenging Anti-LGBTQ Ballot Initiative

ACLU of Montana Joins Ten Montanans in Lawsuit Challenging Anti-LGBTQ Ballot Initiative

NEWS | Oct 19
The ballot initiative seeks to prevent transgender and gender-nonconforming Montanans from using public facilities that correspond with their gender identity by restricting access to public facilities in public spaces.

PopUps: Feast Your Eyes on the Hunk Playing Arnold Schwarzenegger in Upcoming Fitness Drama

PopUps: Feast Your Eyes on the Hunk Playing Arnold Schwarzenegger in Upcoming Fitness Drama

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19
An upcoming drama about the fitness movement has found its actor to play Arnold Schwarzenegger - and he's a major hunk!

HRC Files Freedom of Information Act Request Regarding Anti-Gay Violence in Chechnya

HRC Files Freedom of Information Act Request Regarding Anti-Gay Violence in Chechnya

NEWS | Oct 19
"The very fact that we are required to compel the State Department to release this letter speaks volumes about the Trump-Pence administration's lack of leadership on this life-or-death situation in Chechnya," said Ty Cobb, Director of HRC Global.


News

On GLAAD Spirit Day, Wear Purple to Show Solidarity With LGBTQ Youth

On GLAAD Spirit Day, Wear Purple to Show Solidarity With LGBTQ Youth

FAMILY | Oct 19
October 19 is GLAAD Spirit Day, a means of speaking out against LGBTQ bullying and standing with LGBTQ youth, who disproportionately face bullying and harassment because of their identities.


Entertainment

 Review :: Imaginary Comforts, or The Story of the Ghost of the Dead Rabbit
San Francisco, CA

Review :: Imaginary Comforts, or The Story of the Ghost of the Dead Rabbit

THEATRE | By Elaine Beale | Oct 17
Daniel Handler (aka bestselling children's author Lemony Snicket) decidedly non-linear "Imaginary Comforts or The Story of the Ghost of the Dead Rabbit."

Brolin Feels the Responsibility of Playing Real Life Firefighter

Brolin Feels the Responsibility of Playing Real Life Firefighter

MOVIES | Oct 19
Josh Brolin and Taylor Kitsch reveal the responsibility they feel when playing real life in movies at the premiere of 'Only the Brave' in New York.


Business

StartOut Launches Global LGBTQ Entrepreneur Network

StartOut Launches Global LGBTQ Entrepreneur Network

CORPORATE | Oct 19
The Global Network empowers the LGBTQ community by connecting entrepreneurs and their business partners, investors, and mentors with each other, in a safe and secure environment.


Finance

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

REAL ESTATE | By Marjorie Miller | Oct 6
I had filled out a form to win a Whole Foods gift certificate. Instead I got a phone call from "Hannah" at FantaSea Resorts congratulating me on winning a travel package.AP Photo/Julio Cortez


Cars

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher | Oct 19
Autonomous vehicles may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis, buses and bikes embark daily on an eternal quest to avoid impact.


Style

Norma Jean's Jeans Are Up for Grabs

Norma Jean's Jeans Are Up for Grabs

FASHION | Oct 19
Tommy Hilfiger is auctioning some of his most precious possessions for charity, including Marilyn Monroe's jeans and Kiss's boots.


Health/Fitness

Shocking Research Shows That Exercise Is Medicine

Shocking Research Shows That Exercise Is Medicine

FITNESS | Oct 18
Increasingly, researchers are pointing to the fact that exercise is medicine, and yet according to the CDC, only around 22% of adults in the country meet their physical activity guidelines.


Travel

Travel Industry Ramps Up Effort to Promote Caribbean Tourism

Travel Industry Ramps Up Effort to Promote Caribbean Tourism

By Beth J. Harpaz | Oct 19
The travel industry is ramping up efforts to remind consumers that many Caribbean islands were unaffected by hurricanes and that their economies depend on tourism.


Nightlife

On the Tab :: Oct. 19 - 26
San Francisco, CA

On the Tab :: Oct. 19 - 26

NIGHTLIFE | Oct 19
Autumnal offerings, and Halloween just around the corner, orange is the new pumpkin spice. Attend some of the many benefits for Sonoma and Napa fire victims, don a face mask and dance through the smoke.

Orlando Pride Marketplace :: October 14, 2017

Orlando Pride Marketplace :: October 14, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 18
Sponsored by Marriott, the Orlando Pride Marketplace had close to 100 groups and businesses who came out in support for the LGBTQ+ community.