Gay San Francisco: The Latest

San Francisco, CA

Leather Events, July 28 - August 14, 2016

ARTS & CULTURE | By Race Bannon | Jul 28
There's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.

Watch: Father of Fallen Muslim Soldier Blasts Trump at Convention

NEWS | Jul 29
The father of a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq posed a question to Donald Trump: Have you read the Constitution?

Clinton Promises Steady Hand in Dangerous World

NEWS | By Julie Pace and Robert Furrow | Jul 29
Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump's ability to do the same.

Katy Perry Belts 'Rise' And 'Roar' At Democratic Convention

NEWS | By Leanne Italie | Jul 29
Katy Perry sparkled in a slinky, silver dress Thursday as she belted her new song "Rise" and her signature "Roar" for an audience of Democratic delegates waving their glowing cellphones.

Jack Huston: The New Face of TOD'S

STYLE | Jul 29
TOD'S has announced actor Jack Huston as the face of its men's autumn-winter 2016/2017 global advertising campaign. Huston, the grandson of legendary director John Huston, plays the lead in the 2016's blockbuster remake of "Ben-Hur."

In Florida, Local Gay Republicans React To Convention

NEWS | By John McDonald | Jul 29
Being gay is hard enough. Being a Donald J. Trump queer is yet another level.

Swim and Sun Safely At the Beach or Pool With Tips From Amica

NEWS | Jul 29
Summer is the perfect time to be outside! Follow these simple tips to keep your family safe while sunning or swimming.

Promising Cancer-Fighting Gene Immunotherapy Could Be Used Against HIV, UCLA Research Suggests

NEWS | By EDGE | Jul 29
New UCLA research suggests that a gene-based immunotherapy that has shown promising results against cancer could also be used against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

SF's Up Your Alley Street Fair Returns to SoMa

ARTS & CULTURE | By Race Bannon | Jul 29
As it was last year, the Fair will take place on Dore Alley between Howard and Folsom and continuing on Folsom from 9th to Juniper and the adjoining block of 10th Street.

Don't Miss: Montreal's Festival Mode & Design

STYLE | Jul 29
Montreal's Festival Mode & Design (FMD) will take over the Quartier des spectacles for six days and six nights of non-stop creativity.

Damon's Company Is Taking Steps To Address Diversity Crisis

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 28
Matt Damon is taking steps to address the diversity crisis in Hollywood through his and Ben Affleck's production company, Pearl Street Films, & collaboration with the people behind the Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative at USC's Annenberg School.


News

How Will Trump's Comments on Russia Affect Election?

Jul 29
Donald Trump challenged Russia to hack into Hillary Clinton's email Wednesday. Democratic Strategist Lis Smith and Roll Call columnist Jon Allen join CBSN's Elaine Quijano and Vlad Duthiers to discuss.


Entertainment

Review :: Lace Crater

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 29
There's a late-night horror funhouse feel to Harrison Atkins' nifty fantasy/thriller/ghost story flick.


Business

UK Economy Grew Faster Than Expected in Run-Up to EU vote

Jul 29
Britain's economy grew faster than expected in the run-up to the vote to leave the European Union, official figures showed Wednesday - little consolation for a country that is already seeing business activity decline sharply.


Technology

Cooking Oil, Graphene Among CO2 Capture Prize Entry Ideas

By Mead Gruver | Jul 29
Cooking oil and graphene, a recently discovered substance stronger than steel, might seem to have little in common, but some theorize both could be made from carbon dioxide emitted by coal- and gas-fired power plants.


Finance

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Rental Regulation

By Janie Har | Jul 25
San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings - or face steep fines.


Cars

Investigators Say Tesla Car Was Speeding at Time of Crash

By Joan Lowy | Jul 28
The driver killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was traveling at 9 mph above the speed limit just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer, federal accident investigators said Tuesday.


Style

How to Create the Perfect Philly Cheesesteak

Jul 29
Tony Luke, the man behind one of Philadephia's most critically-acclaimed cheesesteaks, shows "CBS This Morning" how to create the juiciest sandwich.


Health/Fitness

FDA Establishes Public Docket for Comment on Blood Donor Deferral Recommendations

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
Elected officials are encouraged by the FDA's establishing a public docket for comment on their current policy that bans sexually active gay men from donating blood.


Travel

Gay No More, NYC's Out Hotel To Go Mainstream

Jul 28
The days of New York City's Out Hotel as a gay-themed vacation spot are numbered. The Real Deal reports that Merchant's Hospitality has bought the long-term lease on the Times Square area complex for $40 million and plans to go for a mainstream crowd.


Nightlife

San Francisco, CA

On the Tab :: July 21 - 28

Jul 21
Be it a spooky foggy night, or a sunny afternoon, usually both in one day, your nightlife summer options may require a change of outfits. Where are our fleece drag couturiers?

Interview with Classic DJ Sharon White

By Jim Provenzano | Jul 28
Known for her legendary beginning at the historic Saint parties in the famous and long-gone dome on Sixth Street in Manhattan, the 62-year-old DJ will be the featured guest at this Saturday's Flagging in the Park.