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Director Silas Howard: From S.F.'s Fringe Scene to the Big Time

If you were in San Francisco’s LGBT community in the late 1990s, early 2000s, you couldn’t escape Silas Howard’s creative influence. He was a …

San Francisco Film Festival 2018: Don’t miss these 10 films

In its 61st year, the San Francisco International Film Festival hones in even more on the East Bay, from the Northern California premiere of the …

San Francisco

‘Sorry to Bother You’ Trailer Reveals the Most Insane Movie of 2018

Annapurna Pictures has released the first trailer for writer/director <b>Boots Riley</b>’s colorful satire <b>Sorry to Bother You</b>, offering audiences a first …

Big Love

September 5, 2017<p><i>Photos by</i> Beatrice Faicol <i><br>Shot on location at</i> Commune Café<p>“Where are all the big people at?” It was a question Ian Carandang brought …

Bears

Queer Comedians Take On The Bay

<b>Comedian Julie Goldman Heads Up A Lineup Of Queer Comedians In San Francisco And Santa Rosa This Week</b><p>by Heather Cassell<p>San Francisco Bay Area fans …

Comedy

When I started doing and posting my drag. The amount of Misogyny I learned existed in gay communities was way beyond what I imagined. ESPECIALLY in the "bear community". They want NOTHING to do with anything considered "feminine" https://t.co/rAEj2CcQ5c

Stunning nude photos of everyday gay men spearhead body positivity project

A Toronto-based photographer is making waves with a new photo project to promote body positivity.<p>Anthony Patrick Manieri, 47, is a self-taught, …

SylviaJuncosa.com: Official Site of guitarist musician artist Sylvia Juncosa

It's Here!<p>New CD Out Now!<p>CDBaby offers the CD and also digital downloads of the whole album or individual songs, whereas on this site we only offer …

Male make-up: Korean men have started a beauty revolution

Men in South Korea spend more on skincare per person than men anywhere else in the world.<p>Inspired by their idols in Korean pop music and TV dramas, young people strive for what they consider to be that perfect face.<p>One make-up vlogger tells us about his quest to change perceptions about men who …

South Korea

The Women of Dada, from Hannah Höch to Beatrice Wood

“Dada doubts everything,” wrote the poet-performer and Dada founding member Tristan Tzara in 1920. Born in a Zürich nightclub in 1916 as an all-out …

Art

A Closer Look At Haight Street's New Underground Comics Publisher

Upper HaightPhotos: Camden Avery/HoodlineLate last month we reported on the surprise opening of Silver Sprocket, an art collective that releases …

San Francisco

Landmark San Francisco Record Store Closes, Collection Goes Public, Bookstore Survives

San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury is losing a landmark, but maybe in the best way possible. As Wilson Walker reports, a record store will give new life …

The True Spirit of 'The Simpsons' Lives On in These Bootleg Zines

"There's so much Springfield-related creativity happening right now—it's just that none of it is coming from the show's creators."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>While <i>The Simpsons</i> has had some pretty out there "couch gags" in recent years, thanks to the likes of Don Hertzfeldt and …

World Trade Center

Why Do Gay Men Like Me Walk This Way?

Most of the gay men I know can recall when they were first made aware that they walk differently – but few can tell me why.<p>Have you ever read <i>The Caucasian Chalk Circle</i>? Don't. It's really boring. A leaden, joyless, ferociously unsubtle play about communism that I was forced to read when I was 15. …

LGBTQI

Big Men

Big Men tells character-led stories about men, masculinity and gender equality in East Africa, from men who have dedicated their lives to women’s …

Man down: why do so many suffer depression in silence?

When Kevin Braddock hit rockbottom, he had every intention of killing himself. He recounts what happened next – and reveals why so few men ask for help<p>It was a Monday when Robin Williams killed himself three years ago – Monday 11 August 2014. His death was shocking even if in hindsight it shouldn’t …

Mental Health

Masculinity and Mental Health in Post-Genocide Rwanda

The vast majority of perpetrators of the 1994 genocide were men. Now, having served time in prison, they want to heal themselves and their communities, but toxic masculinity remains a barrier.<p>In Britain, a group of men sitting together talking openly about their problems and feelings would be an …

Mental Health

Fable for Cookie Mueller

<i>Today to mark World Aids Day we're publishing a short series spotlighting cult NY writer Cookie Mueller and her husband Vittorio Scarpati, who both died in 1989 from AIDS-related illnesses. Here, writer Charlie Fox pens an absurdist tribute to Cookie, beginning with an old photograph from her</i> …

Margaret Cho returns to Castro, ready for a comedic challenge

Image 1of/2<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Margaret Cho is four months into her Fresh Off the Bloat tour, a period of time where the news cycle seems to be changing just …

SF resident captures coyote's morning stroll through his neighborhood

A coyote was spotted lurking around a San Francisco neighborhood Saturday. And it wasn't the first time.<p>Christopher Gallello, a designer and engineer who lives near Fort Mason, has seen the animal wandering Franklin Street near his house.<p>"Each time when I've seen him on my lawn I've knocked on my …

San Francisco

Who Is Betty Who Throws Larry Out on ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’?

In the Season 9 premiere episode of <i>Curb Your Enthusiasm</i>, “Foisted!”, <b>Larry David</b> continues to offend people including Jeff’s barber — and his attempt …

ruth weiss at the San Francisco Public Library

This baroness was a sexual libertine whose brilliant Dadaist poetry is being rediscovered

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven was once arrested for walking down Fifth Avenue in a men’s suit<p>“Madam — I firmly stand that ground/Coitus is paramount,” …

Literature

Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style

Suits that pop with loud colors and dazzling patterns, complete with a nearly ubiquitous bowtie, define the style of the new “dandy.” Described as …

Chicago flappers

Why Gay Men Need A Body Positivity Movement, Too

The restaurant had been particularly busy that night, and I was starving. At the time, I was working as a server to put myself through grad school in a whimsical little eatery where the joke was that “in order to be hired, you have to at least be a little curious.” As the night slowed, I wandered …

LGBTQI

Pepe the Frog Is Dead: Creator Kills the White Supremacist-Hijacked Icon

After fighting an uphill battle to reclaim the feel-good image of his popular character after it was perverted by a culture of hate, cartoonist Matt …

Anti-Defamation League

This Street Artist Turned A Church Into A Skate Park, Now He’s Tackling Trump

Street artist Okuda San Miguel, knew that the Spanish church was special the minute he saw it. And from that first moment, it became his passion project. He just had to do something spectacular with it.<p>Originally built in 1912, the Church of Santa Barbara in Llanera, Spain had fallen into …

Why Gay Men Need to Get Past Masculinity

Drag queens can be leather men. Bears can be feminine. And the more we reinforce the opposite, the less ground we'll gain under Trump.<p>I recently met a cute boy at the bar where I work in Los Angeles. He had just moved here from San Francisco, and it wasn't long before we were making out while I …

LGBTQI

'The Wound': LGBT film breaks taboos and ignites debate in South Africa

<b>(CNN) —</b> "An uncircumcised Xhosa man is a contradiction in terms, for he is not considered a man at all, but a boy."<p>The words of late South African president Nelson Mandela in "Long Walk to Freedom" preface the reverence and gravity placed upon "ulwaluko," the initiation male Xhosa youths must face …

South Africa