Gay San Francisco: The Latest

Bill to Modernize Discriminatory HIV Criminalization Laws Passes First Major Hurdle
San Francisco, CA

Bill to Modernize Discriminatory HIV Criminalization Laws Passes First Major Hurdle

NEWS | Mar 29
A bill that would modernize California's laws that criminalize and stigmatize people living with HIV cleared its first major legislative hurdle.

World Champion Beatboxer Butterscotch Brings One-Woman Symphony to The Dinah

World Champion Beatboxer Butterscotch Brings One-Woman Symphony to The Dinah

NIGHTLIFE | Mar 29
Butterscotch, the retro-futuristic, voice percussionist virtuosa, is joining the stellar line-up at the 2017 Dinah Shore Weekend.

Watch: Gay Porn Actor Donates $150 Per Scene to Gay-Straight Alliance

Watch: Gay Porn Actor Donates $150 Per Scene to Gay-Straight Alliance

NEWS | Mar 29
A gay porn actor says he is donating $150 for every scene he performs in to the Gay-Straight Alliance Network.

ACT Up Rally Celebrates 30th Anniversary with March & Rally

ACT Up Rally Celebrates 30th Anniversary with March & Rally

NEWS | Mar 29
On Thursday, March 20 at the NYC AIDS Memorial in the West Village, ACT Up will observe their 30th Anniversary with a rally and march.

ISIS Reportedly Executes Another Gay Man by Throwing Him Off Roof

ISIS Reportedly Executes Another Gay Man by Throwing Him Off Roof

NEWS | Mar 29
Members of ISIS have been known to execute gay men, or accuse men of being gay, by throwing them off a roof of a tall building. The British tabloid The Sun reports photos of a similar incident have recently surfaced.

Vermont Picks Alison Bechdel as its 3rd Cartoonist Laureate

Vermont Picks Alison Bechdel as its 3rd Cartoonist Laureate

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 29
An illustrator whose memoir and graphic novel about growing up with a bisexual father was adapted into a Tony Award-winning musical has been selected as Vermont's cartoonist laureate.

Man Who Threw Tomatoes at Trump Gets $65 Fine

Man Who Threw Tomatoes at Trump Gets $65 Fine

NEWS | Mar 29
A man accused of throwing tomatoes at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has pleaded guilty and will pay a $65 fine.

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Cast Reunites for 20th Birthday

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Cast Reunites for 20th Birthday

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 29
Buffy Summers and her old pals from Sunnydale High are reuniting to celebrate the 20th birthday of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."

Fonda and Tomlin Savor Senioritis as 'Grace and Frankie'

Fonda and Tomlin Savor Senioritis as 'Grace and Frankie'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frazier Moore | Mar 29
The message of "Grace and Frankie" is: There's life after 70.

Ex-Congressman's Lawyers: Informant in Aaron Schock Case Broke Law

Ex-Congressman's Lawyers: Informant in Aaron Schock Case Broke Law

NEWS | By Sadie Gurman | Mar 29
A staffer for ex U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock secretly provided feds with a trove of emails, credit card receipts and other documents that violated the now-indicted congressman's constitutional right against unreasonable search and seizure, his lawyers argue.

Citing Transphobia, 'Drag Race' Stars Slam VH1 for Hiring Wendy Williams as Preshow Host

Citing Transphobia, 'Drag Race' Stars Slam VH1 for Hiring Wendy Williams as Preshow Host

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 29
Citing alleged transphobia, some "RuPaul's Drag Race" stars are calling out VH1 for tapping Wendy Williams to host a preshow for the competition program.


News

Growing Calls for Independent Probe Into Trump Campaign Ties to Russia

Growing Calls for Independent Probe Into Trump Campaign Ties to Russia

POLITICS | Mar 29
CBS News political director and "Face the Nation" host John Dickerson discusses growing calls to launch an independent probe into possible ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, and the fallout from the failed effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.


Entertainment

 Review :: Hamilton
San Francisco, CA

Review :: Hamilton

THEATRE | By Adam Brinklow | Mar 29
"Hamilton," the unbelievably successful hip-hop musical about the life and death of Alexander Hamilton, plays through August 5 at the Orpheum.

Jackie Evancho Wants to Tell Trump 'The Horrors" Her Transgender Sister Has Faced

Jackie Evancho Wants to Tell Trump 'The Horrors" Her Transgender Sister Has Faced

CELEBRITIES | Mar 29
Jackie Evancho may have sung at the inauguration, but when President Donald Trump rescinded Obama-era protections for transgender people, she changed her tune.


Business

Some Balk As Seattle Seeks to Spend More Money on Homeless

Some Balk As Seattle Seeks to Spend More Money on Homeless

FINANCE | By Phuong Le | Mar 29
Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle's mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem.


Technology

House Sends Bill to Trump Blocking Online Privacy Regulation

House Sends Bill to Trump Blocking Online Privacy Regulation

PERSONAL TECH | By Kevin Freking | Mar 29
Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.


Style

Transgender California Inmates Could Have Bras, Cosmetics

Transgender California Inmates Could Have Bras, Cosmetics

NATIONAL | By Don Thompson | Mar 29
Transgender California prison inmates would be allowed to have bras, cosmetics and other personal items corresponding to their gender identities under proposed rules filed with state regulators on Tuesday.


Health/Fitness

Fake Doctor Gets 10 Years for Bogus, Deadly Butt Injections

Fake Doctor Gets 10 Years for Bogus, Deadly Butt Injections

NATIONAL | Mar 29
A judge has imposed a 10-year prison sentence on a South Florida transgender woman who performed illegal buttocks-enhancements, injecting her clients with toxic materials including tire sealant and superglue and causing one woman's death.


Travel

Expeditions to Send Trash Bags to clean Mt. Everest

Expeditions to Send Trash Bags to clean Mt. Everest

By Binaj Guruacharya | Mar 29
Mountaineering expedition organizers in Nepal are sending huge trash bags with climbers on Mount Everest during the spring climbing season to collect trash that then can be winched by helicopters back to the base camp.


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.

Beloved Drag Artist Sweetie Loses Battle with Cancer at 50

Beloved Drag Artist Sweetie Loses Battle with Cancer at 50

OBITUARIES | Mar 28
New York City's nightlife community is mourning the loss of beloved drag legend Sweetie. The multi-GLAM Award-winner passed away Tuesday after prolonged battle with cancer. She was 50.