Gay San Francisco: The Latest

Watch: Lil Nas X Hilariously Explains 'Coming Out' to Kids

Watch: Lil Nas X Hilariously Explains 'Coming Out' to Kids

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Apr 15
"It means you're like, 'Hey everybody, I'm this thing, and you guys didn't even know that, but now you know," Lil Nas X, born Montero Hill, told the young hosts of the hit YouTube series "Arts & Raps."

Awkward! Remembering When James Franco and Anne Hathaway Hosted the Oscars

Awkward! Remembering When James Franco and Anne Hathaway Hosted the Oscars

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 15
It was 10 years ago when James Franco and Anne Hathaway made unlikely hosts at one of the worst Oscar telecasts in history.

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

NEWS | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 15
Mickey's high-waisted red shorts and Minnie's polka-dot flared skirt with a sensible yellow heel won't be changing any time soon, but for Disney Park "cast members" (aka employees), new policies indicate that times are changing.

'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's' 'Gay Mac' Gets Seriously Ripped

'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's' 'Gay Mac' Gets Seriously Ripped

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 15
On the FXX series "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," fans have watched the radical physical transformation of actor Rob McElhenney. This week he shows off his new ripped look.

Trolls Attack Valentino's Not-So-Revealing Nude Photo, Creative Director Claps Back

Trolls Attack Valentino's Not-So-Revealing Nude Photo, Creative Director Claps Back

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 15
A photo of a nude male model holding a handbag that was part of an ad campaign by fashion brand Valentino sparked a hate storm on social media. Creative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli clapped back at the trolls.

Watch: 'Bachelor' Star Colton Underwood Responds to Family, Fans' Reaction to His Coming Out

Watch: 'Bachelor' Star Colton Underwood Responds to Family, Fans' Reaction to His Coming Out

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 15
After coming out as gay on "Good Morning America" Wednesday, "Bachelor" star Colton Underwood is responding to the reaction from fans.

Watch: Gay Doctor Takes to Social Media to Increase Representation

Watch: Gay Doctor Takes to Social Media to Increase Representation

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 15
A gay physician is making virtual house calls, of a sort, in the digital realm with social media posts that reassure LGBTQ people and model what out professionalism looks like.

Reports: Hackers Hit Hookup App Manhunt, Steal User Info

Reports: Hackers Hit Hookup App Manhunt, Steal User Info

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 15
Hackers cracked a database belonging to gay hookup app Manhunt, and stole the information of more than a half million users, including "usernames, email addresses and passwords," the company confirmed.

Balancing Pent-Up Consumer Demand With Savings Goals As COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

Balancing Pent-Up Consumer Demand With Savings Goals As COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

NEWS | By Ben Gran | Apr 15
As the economy starts to reopen, many Americans may be sitting on more savings than usual. We're all waiting to see how they spend it.

Review: 'Mike Nichols: A Life,' Celebrated in New Biography

Review: 'Mike Nichols: A Life,' Celebrated in New Biography

ARTS & CULTURE | By Brian Bromberger | Apr 15
Written by Mark Harris, the husband of gay playwright Tony Kushner, the new Mike Nichols biography profiles a prickly genius who was a virtuoso observer of others, yet a stranger to himself.


News

Florida House Moves to Limit Transgender Students in Sports

Florida House Moves to Limit Transgender Students in Sports

SPORTS | By Bobby Caina Calvan | Apr 15
Florida lawmakers moved closer to requiring transgender athletes to undergo testosterone or genetic testing — as well as submit to having their genitalia examined — to participate on sports teams in public schools and colleges.


Entertainment

Andra Day in 'The United States v. Billie Holiday'
San Francisco, CA

Andra Day in 'The United States v. Billie Holiday'

MOVIES | By Cornelius Washington | Apr 13
The queer, Black classic that everyone in the LGBTQ community deserves is here. "The United States v. Billie Holiday," as a film, is an indictment, instructional guide and spiritual love letter rolled into one.

Allen Ginsberg's First Recorded "Howl"

Allen Ginsberg's First Recorded "Howl"

BOOKS | By Jason Victor Serinus | Apr 15
It was the poem that defined a generation. "Howl," Allen Ginsberg's defiantly gay manifesto, and other poems, will be released on audio by Omnivore Recordings on CD, LP, and in multiple streaming and download formats.


Technology

Tweaked COVID Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend Off Variants

Tweaked COVID Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend Off Variants

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard | Apr 13
Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine -- this time, shots tweaked to guard against a worrisome mutated version of the virus.


Finance

Does Your Business Checking Account Have These 7 Helpful Features?

Does Your Business Checking Account Have These 7 Helpful Features?

NATIONAL | By E. Napoletano | Apr 14
Did you ever consider that your business checking account could offer features designed to help grow, manage and streamline your business?


Cars

GM's Cruise to Operate All-Electric Driverless Cars in Dubai

GM's Cruise to Operate All-Electric Driverless Cars in Dubai

AUTO NEWS | Apr 13
Dubai said Monday that U.S. self-driving car company Cruise will become the first to operate autonomous taxis and ride-hailing services in the United Arab Emirates city of more than three million people.


Style

Ralph Lauren Unveils Crisp White Team USA Olympic Uniforms

Ralph Lauren Unveils Crisp White Team USA Olympic Uniforms

FASHION | By Leanne Italie | Apr 14
With a crisp white graphic look and roomy pockets, the uniforms to be worn by Team USA at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics were unveiled Wednesday by official outfitter Ralph Lauren.


Travel

Japanese Artist Yayoi Kusama Gives Nature a 'Twist' in NY Garden Show

Japanese Artist Yayoi Kusama Gives Nature a 'Twist' in NY Garden Show

FINE ARTS | By Katherine Roth | Apr 14
An expansive new show featuring works by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, famous for mesmerizing polka dots, speckled pumpkins and fascination with the natural world, has opened at The New York Botanical Garden.


Nightlife

Homing's In April 9-16, 2021
San Francisco, CA

Homing's In April 9-16, 2021

NIGHTLIFE EVENTS | By Jim Provenzano | Apr 8
Spring has quite sprung and many arts, nightlife and community organizers and producers have emerged from their Zoom caves. Chirp, chirp.

5 of the Best LGBTQ-Friendly Bars Based in Boston

5 of the Best LGBTQ-Friendly Bars Based in Boston

BARS | Apr 6
During Boston's annual Gay Pride Parade in June, these establishments are much busier than normal. Here are the top 5 LGBTQ bars in B-town.