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Toronto Essentials

By Charmaine Noronha | Feb 7
Grab your toque (what Canadians call a wool hat) and get your game face on if you're heading for the NBA All-Star Game in the 6ix -a term coined by rapper Drake, Toronto's unofficial ambassador, for his hometown.

Black History Month Profiles: Alvin Ailey and Nell Carter

By Mike Halterman | Feb 7
Black History Month is observed every February to commemorate the important people and momentous events in African-American history. This week we profile Alvin Ailey and Nell Carter.

Valentine's Day Gift Guide

By Scott Holland | Feb 7
Whether you are gay, lesbian, straight, bi-sexual or transgendered everyone wants to be loved. I put together a list of items designed for the budget conscious consumer...after all if you are rich you don't need my help.

Sagittarius Ponderosa

By Richard Dodds | Feb 7
The straightforward pathway has certainly been lost to the main character in MJ Kaufman's promising but not completely satisfying work having its world premiere at New Conservatory Theatre Center.

SF Filmmaking Lesbian Couple Up for Oscar

By Sari Staver | Feb 7
When San Francisco filmmakers Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman were nominated for an Oscar for their film "Last Day of Freedom," friends started asking one question: "What are you wearing?" to the Academy Awards gala.

Museum's Stellar Return in Berkeley

By Sura Wood | Feb 7
BAMPFA's new home is a 1939 UC Berkeley printing plant "repurposed" by Diller Scofidio + Renfro Architects, who've integrated a curvilinear machine aesthetic and given the streamlined moderne, late Deco style a 21st-century panache.

SF Pride Names GM Nominees

By Sari Staver | Feb 7
The nominees, a diverse group of queer and straight people, were "selected for their contributions to the LGBTQ communities," according to officials with the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee Inc.

Lesbian to Head SF General

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 7
An out lesbian has been selected to lead the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

Concerns Rise Over Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea

By Jeff Taylor | Feb 7
Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea is raising concerns in both Europe, where it has already appeared, and in the U.S., where it is feared it will show up before long.

Love & Lust 2016: Two Years Later, the Bill Gates-Funded Condoms of the Future Are Stalled

By Jeff Taylor | Feb 7
The Gates Foundation recognized the need for a better condom and in 2013 announced a handful of grant recipients. Yet innovation seems to have stalled, and so far it appears little headway is being made.

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