Gay San Francisco: The Latest

Transgender Woman's Attacker Convicted of Assault

Transgender Woman's Attacker Convicted of Assault

NEWS | Oct 22
A man charged with felony aggravated assault in the beating of a Dallas transgender woman has been convicted of misdemeanor assault.

Queen Latifah to Receive Harvard Black Culture Award

Queen Latifah to Receive Harvard Black Culture Award

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 22
Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture.

Watch: Final 'Rise of Skywalker' Trailer Debuts

Watch: Final 'Rise of Skywalker' Trailer Debuts

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 22
The final trailer for the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" debuted Monday night, offering montages of epic cosmic combat and a fleeting glimpse of the late Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia embracing Daisy Ridley's Rey.

The Most Dangerous Celebrity Online is Revealed

The Most Dangerous Celebrity Online is Revealed

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Oct 22
Actress Alexis Bledel has been bookish and sweet on "Gilmore Girls" and "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." But the actress herself is now officially dangerous.

Democrats' 2020 Race has a New Shadow: Hillary Clinton

Democrats' 2020 Race has a New Shadow: Hillary Clinton

NEWS | By Bill Barrow | Oct 22
Some Democrats are putting up caution signs for Hillary Clinton as she wades into presidential politics by casting 2020 candidate Tulsi Gabbard as a "Russian asset," mocking Trump's dealings with a foreign leader and drawing counterattacks from both.

Canada's Trudeau Wins 2nd Term but Loses Majority

Canada's Trudeau Wins 2nd Term but Loses Majority

NEWS | By Rob Gillies | Oct 22
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada's national elections Monday, losing the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a series of scandals that tarnished his image as a liberal icon.

André Aciman Discusses Follow-Up Book to 'Call Me By Your Name' in New Interviews

André Aciman Discusses Follow-Up Book to 'Call Me By Your Name' in New Interviews

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Oct 21
André Aciman, author of "Call Me By Your Name," is writing a follow-up story to give "a sense of closure and finality" to the characters of Elio and Oliver. Check out some highlights from two new interviews with the author here.

Sydney to Host 2023 World Pride

Sydney to Host 2023 World Pride

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Oct 21
Called by some the "gay Olympics," World Pride is one of the LGBTQ+ community's fastest growing event. In 2023, Sydney, Australia will play host in a huge victory for the community down under. Read more about the upcoming event here.

For Boomers Reframing Aging, Age-Proofing A Home Won't Come Cheap

For Boomers Reframing Aging, Age-Proofing A Home Won't Come Cheap

STYLE | By Sharon Jayson | Oct 21
Aging in place is a major financial commitment, one that may be at odds with retirees' plans to downsize their lives and budgets and squirrel away cash in anticipation of rising health care costs.

NY Man Sues Gay Porn Company for Selling His Personal Information

NY Man Sues Gay Porn Company for Selling His Personal Information

NEWS | Oct 21
A man from the Hudson Valley region of New York is suing a gay porn company for selling his private information.


News

N. Ireland Laws on Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage, Set to Change

N. Ireland Laws on Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage, Set to Change

INTERNATIONAL | By Danica Kirka | Oct 21
Northern Ireland is set to decriminalize abortion and set the stage for legalization of same-sex marriages as of midnight Monday, bringing its laws in line with the rest of the U.K.


Entertainment

Caissie Levy: 'Frozen,' family and Feinstein's
San Francisco, CA

Caissie Levy: 'Frozen,' family and Feinstein's

NIGHTLIFE EVENTS | By Jim Gladstone | Oct 16
In the depths of the New York winter, Caissie Levy will be defrosted. Bay Area audiences can preview the thaw as Levy brings a mix of backstage stories and folk-pop arrangements of theater songs to Feinstein's at the Nikko.

 Review :: The Current War

Review :: The Current War

MOVIES | By Frank J. Avella | Oct 21
When all is said and done, this film it feels more like one of those safe 1940s Hollywood biopics than anything truly remarkable or revealing.


Business

Online Ordering Boom Gives Rise to Virtual Restaurants

Online Ordering Boom Gives Rise to Virtual Restaurants

FOOD/DRINK | By Alexandra Olson | Oct 22
Thousands of restaurants are experimenting with virtual spinoffs tucked inside their own kitchens. Others are opening "ghost kitchens," where food is prepared strictly for delivery or pick-up.


Technology

U.S. Takes Step to Require Asylum Seekers' DNA

U.S. Takes Step to Require Asylum Seekers' DNA

SCIENCE | By Colleen Long | Oct 21
The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement.


Finance

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

HEALTH | By Jordan Rau | Oct 16
Under the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals are required to provide free or discounted care to patients of meager incomes — or risk losing their tax-exempt status. These price breaks can help people avoid financial catastrophe.


Cars

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 17
On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.


Style

Clothing Company Gets Attention with Billboard of Hog-Tied Trump

Clothing Company Gets Attention with Billboard of Hog-Tied Trump

FASHION | By Arijeta Lajka | Oct 21
A clothing company has put up a billboard in New York City's Times Square that depicts President Donald Trump being hog-tied by a woman clad in its athletic wear.


Nightlife

Marc Almond: SexCells pop night at the Castro Theatre
San Francisco, CA

Marc Almond: SexCells pop night at the Castro Theatre

NIGHTLIFE | By Jim Gladstone | Oct 16
The Castro Theatre will be hopping on October 26 with SexCells, featuring Marc Almond, TR/ST, Hercules & Love Affair (playing a DJ set) and other talents.

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

CELEBRITIES | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
Frank Ocean's Blonded brand is set to host a queer club night called PrEP+, so named for the HIV prevention drugs, and to imagine what the 80s would have been like if PrEP had existed then.