Gay San Francisco: The Latest

San Francisco, CA

Out There :: Triple-Feature Threat

ARTS & CULTURE | By Roberto Friedman | Dec 10
The Mostly British Film Festival will offer a free holiday triple feature on Wed., Dec. 14, 7 p.m. at the Vogue Theater in San Francisco.

Army Promotes Taylor To Major General

NEWS | By John McDonald | Dec 10
For the first time in history, an openly gay male officer has achieved the rank of Major General in the United States Army.

San Francisco, CA

Safe Injection Sites Get Boost from Garcia

NEWS | By Cynthia Laird | Dec 10
Safe injection sites, supported by harm reduction advocates as a way for homeless people who use drugs and other addicts to do so in a supervised environment, got a boost last week from Health Director Barbara Garcia.

New Exhibition Explores the Legacy of Black Fashion Designers

STYLE | By Leanne Italie | Dec 10
"Black Fashion Designers," opens at The Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.

San Francisco, CA

Diaz, Accused in Assault, Back in Jail

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Dec 10
David Munoz Diaz, who was acquitted in 2014 of murdering another man during a sexual encounter, and then was released from jail in September in an unrelated arson case, is back in custody after he allegedly assaulted another man.

Bay Area Grieves Ghost Ship Fire Victims

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Dec 10
Many in the Bay Area are grieving the loss of 36 people, including three who identified as transgender individuals, who died in a fire at an Oakland warehouse known as the Ghost Ship.

Fisher Price Debunks Fake 'Happy Hour Playset' Toy

NEWS | Dec 10
Fisher-Price has taken to Twitter to debunk any notion it has a bar-themed playset for toddlers.

Warehouse Fire Survivor: People 'Dying Right in Front of Me'

NEWS | By Brian Melley and Scott Smith | Dec 10
To set foot in the Ghost Ship on a party night was to pass through the industrial facade of an old warehouse and enter an exotic world glowing with rainbow lanterns, guarded by figures of Asian deities and pulsing with a welcoming vibe.

Oakland Fire Exposes Rift in Naming Transgender Victims

NEWS | By Janie Har | Dec 10
Feral Pines proved to be as complex in death as she was in life as friends and family struggled this week to settle on the correct name to remember the victim of the Oakland warehouse party fire killed along with 35 others.

Deborah Cox Says Whitney Houston Role is in 'Good Hands'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Dec 10
There's one important person to thank for Deborah Cox stepping into Whitney Houston's shoes for the national tour of "The Bodyguard." That person would be Whitney Houston herself.

Megan Mullally Hints at Possible 'Will & Grace' Revival

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 10
A one-off election edition episode of "Will & Grace" may have sparked interest in a revival of the NBC series.


Entertainment

Madonna, Kesha Get Emotional When Accepting Billboard Honor

By Mesfin Fekadu | Dec 10
The annual Billboard Women In Music event featured emotional and heartfelt speeches about the uphill battles women face in the music industry, including personal stories from top honoree Madonna and pop singer Kesha.


Business

Apple Pays $450,000 for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations

Dec 10
Apple is paying $450,000 to settle allegations that the iPhone maker operated and closed two hazardous-waste processing plants without submitting the proper paperwork to California environmental regulators.


Finance

Giving the Gift of Financial Well-Being at the Holidays

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Dec 3
Instead of the latest toy or gadget, some people are trying to give their loved ones more financial security this holiday season.


Cars

Car Company Offering Red Light-Reading Vehicles in Las Vegas

By Ken Ritter | Dec 8
Audi is unveiling this week in Las Vegas a technology that enables vehicles to "read" traffic signals ahead and tell the motorist how long the wait will be.


Style

Coke Targets 'Foodies' As More People Move Away From Sodas

By Candice Choi | Dec 9
What beverage goes best with lobster rolls, a bagel sandwich stuffed with whitefish, or a bowl of ramen? Coke wants you to think of soda.


Health/Fitness

SAGE Presents the 31st Annual Toys Party to Benefit SAGE and Children's Charities

By EDGE | Dec 9
On Sunday, December 11, 2016, Robby Browne, David Tufts & Chris Kann will host the annual Toys Party to benefit Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) as well as several children's charities.


Travel

German Christmas Markets Draw Crowds

Dec 10
The aroma of hot mulled gluehwein wine mingling with the scent of bratwurst, roasted almonds and gingerbread: these are among the signature attractions of Germany's outdoor Christmas markets.


Nightlife

San Francisco, CA

On the Tab :: Dec. 8 - 15

Dec 8
The last month of this year offers some respite and culture for the mid-holiday-weary. Benefits, bar invasions, costumed capers, quality concerts, and queens on ice should swirl up your spirits.

Lea DeLaria Is VIP Headliner for San Diego Human Dignity Foundation Gala

By EDGE | Dec 7
On Saturday, December 10, The San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF) holds their third annual Aston-Brooks Awards Gala at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa.