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‘Looking’ for diversity? HBO show reveals its true colors

Much can be said about the underrepresentation of queer people and people…

 

Photo by Karl SimoneCheyenne Jackson is bringing his show to Feinstein's at the Nikko.

Actor Cheyenne Jackson kickstarting musical ambitions

For the first time, Broadway and TV heartthrob Cheyenne Jackson will take…

 

Courtesy Nicole Fraser-HerronActress Heather Matarazzo

SF’s Peaches Christ to celebrate 40th birthday with fellow queens

San Francisco has its fair share of eccentric characters, but only one…

 

Gay fans celebrate affinity for TV’s Buffy

On Dec. 10, the Lone Star Saloon in San Francisco dedicated its…

courtesy photoSinger-songwriter Jade Way performs at the Queer Open Mic.

Open mic shines light on diverse LGBT talent

San Francisco’s own Queer Open Mic will close the year Friday with…

courtesy photoSinger-songwriter Jade Way performs at the Queer Open Mic.
Angela Weiss/Getty Images for The LA Gay & Lesbian CenterScreenwriter Dustin Lance Black attends 'An Evening Under The Stars' benefiting The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center at a private residency on October 19

When LGBT role models get exposed

Earlier this month we found out that Dustin Lance Black, the 39-year-old…

Angela Weiss/Getty Images for The LA Gay & Lesbian CenterScreenwriter Dustin Lance Black attends 'An Evening Under The Stars' benefiting The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center at a private residency on October 19
AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliGovernor Jerry Brown signed the Student Success and Opportunity Act earlier this year.

Opposition of California’s transgender student law is misguided

On Aug. 12, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the new Student Success and…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliGovernor Jerry Brown signed the Student Success and Opportunity Act earlier this year.
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Some Native Americans tribes support gay marriage

Thanksgiving was originally a one-time celebration by the Pilgrims to thank the…

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Alex Wong/Getty ImagesChelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning parade retraction still creating tension on SF Pride board

In April, San Francisco Pride announced the selection of Chelsea (nee Bradley)…

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Courtesy Felicia ElizondoVicki Marlane performing at Aunt Charlie's Lounge in San Francisco's Tenderloin District in 2003.

Exhibit celebrating transgender pioneer Vicki Marlane premieres at GLBT History Museum

If you’ve been to Aunt Charlie’s Lounge in the past two years,…

Courtesy Felicia ElizondoVicki Marlane performing at Aunt Charlie's Lounge in San Francisco's Tenderloin District in 2003.
Astrid Stawiarz/Getty ImagesTony Kushner attends Soho Rep's 2013 Spring Gala on April 8

‘Angels in America’ belongs on San Francisco’s stages

Even though Tony Kushner’s groundbreaking two-part play “Angels in America” takes place…

Astrid Stawiarz/Getty ImagesTony Kushner attends Soho Rep's 2013 Spring Gala on April 8
Ethan Miller/Getty Images file photoMadonna brought voguing into the mainstream after its genesis in LGBT and minority communities in New York.

Vogue is the new Vogue

In her most recent world tour, Madonna reprised her seminal 1990 hit…

Ethan Miller/Getty Images file photoMadonna brought voguing into the mainstream after its genesis in LGBT and minority communities in New York.
Courtesy of HBOFrankie J. Alvarez

On set, HBO’s ‘Looking’ is more than just a gay TV show

After HBO denied my request to visit the set of “Looking,” its…

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Author Michelle Tea reads during 2008's Litquake & ODC Theater collaboration

LGBT talent highlighted on packed Litquake slate

It’s unjust to pit Joyce Maynard and Chelsea Handler’s editor against Piper…

Author Michelle Tea reads during 2008's Litquake & ODC Theater collaboration

Sister Roma still leading festive fight against AIDS

You know Sister Roma. Last month, she was mistress of ceremonies at…

"Band Fags" tells the story of two teenage band geeks confronted with same-sex attraction in early 1980s Detroit.

New play premiering in San Francisco depicts a different slice of gay life in the 1980s

When author and playwright Frank Anthony Polito wrote the first draft of…

"Band Fags" tells the story of two teenage band geeks confronted with same-sex attraction in early 1980s Detroit.
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Gay dating in San Francisco goes offline

Thirty sophisticated gay men, mostly in their 30s and 40s, gathered in…

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San Francisco Latino Film Festival shines a light on LGBT themes

Cine+Mas, the presenting organization of the San Francisco Latino Film Festival, kicked…

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New dating apps pleasurable only for straight men

Straight people crave casual sex too, or so the thinking goes. So…

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The Castro shuns the art of all-male burlesque

When the Randy Rooster, a male striptease club, wanted to take over…

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