Gay San Francisco: The Latest

What is Leather and Kink Pride?
San Francisco, CA

What is Leather and Kink Pride?

BARTAB | By Race Bannon | Jun 25
While some cities have already celebrated this year and some will celebrate after we do, this coming weekend is our big San Francisco set of events. Please everyone, have gobs of fun, be safe, and watch out for each other.

Real-Life Drama in Age of Trump Challenges TV's Storytellers

Real-Life Drama in Age of Trump Challenges TV's Storytellers

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frazier Moore | Jun 26
Whether portraying the noble geopolitics of "Madam Secretary" or the dirty deeds on "House of Cards," script writers have always faced the challenge of staying topical yet inventive without straying outside the bounds of plausibility.

Equality Groups Cry Foul Over Christian Night Appearance by Anti-LGBT MLB All-Star

Equality Groups Cry Foul Over Christian Night Appearance by Anti-LGBT MLB All-Star

NEWS | Jun 26
LGBT groups in St. Louis , Mo. are hoping organizers of "Christian Night at Busch Stadium" next month say "you're out!" to retired All-Star Lance Berkman.

Str8UpGayPorn Awards @ Stage 48 :: June 17, 2017

Str8UpGayPorn Awards @ Stage 48 :: June 17, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 26
Hosted by Sandra Bernhard, the Str8UpGayPorn Awards brought together the biggest gay porn stars and their adoring fans to Stage 48 in NYC. This year's performing guests included Detox and Trinity Taylor from RuPaul's Drag Race.

Texas A&M Research Suggests Strokes Cause Increase Preference for Alcohol

Texas A&M Research Suggests Strokes Cause Increase Preference for Alcohol

NEWS | Jun 26
Could a stroke cause you to crave alcoholic beverages? New research from Texas A&M suggests it might.

Marchers With Jewish Flags Banned from Chicago Dyke March

Marchers With Jewish Flags Banned from Chicago Dyke March

WOMEN | Jun 26
Although a wide swath of the LGBTQ community was represented at Chicago's 2017 Dyke March, some marchers were angered when organizers ejected three people who were waving a Jewish Pride flag.

44 People Detained During Istanbul's Banned LGBT Pride Event

44 People Detained During Istanbul's Banned LGBT Pride Event

NEWS | Jun 26
Turkey's official news agency says 44 people were detained during a march for LGBT rights that the governor of Istanbul had banned.

Canada PM Trudeau Makes Pride Inclusive and the US Jealous

Canada PM Trudeau Makes Pride Inclusive and the US Jealous

NEWS | Jun 26
This is how the LGBT community embraces a leader who embraces them.

Norwegians Collect Money to Fix Penis-Shaped Rock Formation

Norwegians Collect Money to Fix Penis-Shaped Rock Formation

NEWS | Jun 26
Activists are collecting money to repair a penis-shaped rock formation in southern Norway after the popular tourist attraction was found badly damaged.

Supreme Court Sides with Same-Sex Couples in Arkansas Suit

Supreme Court Sides with Same-Sex Couples in Arkansas Suit

NEWS | Jun 26
The Supreme Court has ruled for same-sex couples who complained an Arkansas birth certificate law discriminated against them.

Supreme Court Takes on New Clash of Gay Rights, Religion

Supreme Court Takes on New Clash of Gay Rights, Religion

NEWS | Jun 26
The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado.


Entertainment

Hip Hop Hunk Cazwell Returns to Pride and Oasis
San Francisco, CA

Hip Hop Hunk Cazwell Returns to Pride and Oasis

MUSIC | By Jim Provenzano | Jun 24
With a fresh song that once again captures a fashion trend with witty flair, homo hip hop stud Cazwell returns to San Francisco for shows at Oasis on Saturday, June 24, and at Pride's main stage on June 25.

 Review :: The Quiet American

Review :: The Quiet American

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 26
This Joseph L. Mankiewicz classic is given a great looking transfer but minimal extras. That's fine: The film endures as a powerhouse all on its own.


Technology

UK Parliament Investigates Cyberattack on User Accounts

UK Parliament Investigates Cyberattack on User Accounts

PERSONAL TECH | Jun 26
British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts."


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Style

Summer of Slime: DIY Goo Takes Over Tweens' Lives

Summer of Slime: DIY Goo Takes Over Tweens' Lives

HOME | By Tamara Lush | Jun 26
The slime trend is probably happening right now in your home, if you live with a tween girl. Or maybe it's on your phone, in endless video loops that crackle and pop on Instagram and YouTube.


Health/Fitness

Judge Sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Dismisses Suit

Judge Sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Dismisses Suit

AIDS | Jun 26
A federal judge ruled in favor of one of the nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care, clearing it of wrongdoing in an alleged $20 million scam to bilk the federal government.


Travel

Flower Lovers Flock to Vermont Bog for Wild Orchids

Flower Lovers Flock to Vermont Bog for Wild Orchids

By Lisa Rathke | Jun 26
Each spring and summer, a Vermont bog yields a rare spectacle - hundreds of wild orchids in bloom, drawing visitors from around the country.


Nightlife

Leather Events, June 23 - July 7, 2017
San Francisco, CA

Leather Events, June 23 - July 7, 2017

LEATHER-KINK | Jun 23
There's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.

Chicago Pride Parade 2017 :: June 25, 2017

Chicago Pride Parade 2017 :: June 25, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 26
Chicago Pride Parade turned forty eight this year and celebrated with over a million attendees from Chicago and the surrounding areas.