Gay San Francisco: The Latest

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There's More to Cary Leibowitz Than Just Candyass

ARTS & CULTURE | By Sura Wood | Jan 22
Droll humor, self-deprecation, a bundle of insecurities and stand-up comedy shtick characterize his work, as do self-loathing, Jewish neuroses and a queer sensibility that's difficult to define.

Cautious Welcome From Congressional Republicans to Trump Era

| By Erica Werner | Jan 22
Congressional Republicans anxiously monitor President Donald Trump's Twitter feed, parse his pronouncements, and brace for potential controversy each time he gives an interview.

Russia Set to Move Closer to Decriminalize Domestic Violence

| By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Jan 22
In Russia, giving one's spouse a slap is nothing extraordinary for many people. This week, the Russian parliament is expected to take a step closer toward decriminalizing it altogether.

A Wider Bridge Allows LGBT Jews To Keep Faith

| By John McDonald | Jan 22
A Wider Bridge is a pro-Israel organization that seeks to build bridges between Israelis and LGBT North Americans and allies.

San Francisco, CA

Thrillpeddlers in Peril!

| By Richard Dodds | Jan 22
As 1950s horror movies liked to conclude, "The End - or is it?" so it is with Thrillpeddlers: The 26-year-old troupe that has shed buckets of stage blood is losing its home known as the Hypnodrome.

ACA Repeal Worries LGBT Health Advocates

| By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 22
President Donal Trump has vowed to repeal the ACA, better known as Obamacare, as one of his first priorities, but remained vague on what he and the Republicans who control Congress will replace it with.

Florida One of Many Battlegrounds for Reproductive Rights

| By Jillian Melero | Jan 22
On Tuesday, Florida state Rep. Joe Gruters, a former co-chair for Trump's Florida campaign, filed a proposal that would ban all abortions after 20 weeks, Mother Jones reports.

156 LGBT Officials Urge Trump Towards LGBT Support

| By Brittany Ferrendi | Jan 22
On Friday 156 LGBT elected officials published an open letter to President-Elect Donald Trump in an effort to encourage the advancement of LGBT equality during his presidency.

Super Bowl Brings Out Houston's Best

| By Kristie Rieken | Jan 22
Houston is the nation's fourth largest city, a sprawling metropolis larger than some small states. But the good news for those visiting for Super Bowl LI is that most of the events surrounding the game will be concentrated downtown, making it easy to visi

Youth Organization Purchases Permanent Location

| By Lainey Millen | Jan 22
On Dec. 29, 2016, the Board of Directors of Time Out Youth Center (TOY) closed on the purchase of its first permanent location since the organization was established 25 years ago.

Analysis: Trump Promises Big Change, Picks Small Fights

| By Julie Pace | Jan 22
President Donald Trump won the White House promising big changes to the nation's economy, health care system and foreign policy.


Entertainment

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Sundance Stories

MOVIES | By David Lamble | Jan 21
The 2017 edition of the Sundance Film Festival, playing Park City, Utah from Jan. 19-29, sets out to define the independent-film menu across a broad range of genres.

Boy George Talks Politics at Paris Menswear, Dior Goes Dark

| By Thomas Adamson | Jan 21
Music maestro Boy George got political at Paris Fashion Week as Dior Homme went to the dark side, creating a hard, brooding fall-winter collection. Here are the highlights of Saturday's menswear shows.


Business

Will Trump End Globalization? The Doubt Haunts Davos' Elite

| By Pan Pylas and Jamey Keaton | Jan 22
It's been impossible to escape the shadow of Donald Trump at this year's gathering of the business elites at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.


Finance

Woodstock, VT, Fights to Save Its Charm, One Shutter At a Time

| By Wilson Ring | Dec 31
Some property owners are questioning the community's requirement, arguing that the regulations are enforced irregularly, and that some buildings look better without shutters.


Cars

Honda Ridgeline AWD Shines!

| By Robin Gray | Jan 22
They (whoever they are) say black is slimming. Black is the New Orange. The blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice (to quote "Hairspray"). For the 2017 Honda Ridgeline All-Wheel-Drive Black Edition, all of that blackness is true -and more.


Health/Fitness

Healthy Weight Loss :: Take It Off, Take It All Off!

| By Tom Bonanti | Jan 21
Truthfully, healthy weight loss requires planning, hard work and patience. Here are some solid weight loss suggestions which will help you foster better eating habits, build lean muscle, and maintain a healthy weight all year long!


Travel

Puerto Vallarta 101

| By Cesar Reyes and Jon-Paul Spickard | Jan 21
With some guidance and preparation, a trip south of the border can be just what you need, for getting away from the day-to-day stresses of life.


Nightlife

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On the Tab :: Jan. 19 - 26

Favorite watering holes get wet for the urinauguration and protests. Get ready for the cartoon dictatorship with a stiff drink, a biting comedy show, or a relentless dervish on the dance floor.

LGBT Activists Hold Dance Party Near Mike Pence's Home

| Jan 19
With glow sticks, hula hoops and rainbow flags, protesters took a dance party to the streets near the vice president-elect's temporary home to oppose his positions on LGBT issues.