Stories about Drag

‘Queer California: Untold Stories’: a confetti shower of the overlooked

Bracing, sometimes exhausting show at Oakland Museum brims with hidden history, magical connections, and fascinating footnotes.

Screen Grabs: The Nude Vampire, Babylon, Gay USA…

Retro delights on tap, including Dr. Ruth and 8-track tapes, plus French hustlers, a Merce Cunningham tribute, and more in cinemas this week.

What is Bay Area drag? Oaklash Festival has some wild ideas

Mainstream TV drag be damned—local luminaries revolutionize the art form in a weekend's worth of eye-popping shows.

Arts Forecast: Bye, bye, Babylon…

Beach Blanket Babylon announces it's closing. Plus: Cerrone, Mercury Soul, Dream Bodies, Bikes to Books, Los Amigos Invisibles, more.

An open letter to Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg

SF General nurse asks Facebook founder to drag brunch in the hope he's willing to take his name off the public hospital (and quit doing studies on people without their consent).

Will Julian Assange get a fair trial in the US?

He's pissed off pretty much everyone with any power in Washington DC.

After 50 years, ‘Midnight Cowboy’ rides again

Director John Schlesinger's assistant and partner, photographer Michael Childers, speaks about the gritty classic and its lasting appeal.

SFFILM Fest opens with stars and ‘Tales’

Armistead Maupin, Laura Linney, and the crew of 28 Barbary Lane were on hand to premiere the first episode of the new 'Tales of the City.'

Arts Forecast: Stern Grove and Yerba Buena Festivals head into bloom

CubaCaribe Fest, baby goats, Record Store Day, Suzanne Ciani, Mahawan, Leikeli47, and more arts events this weekend.

Divas closes—and SF loses its ‘trans town square’

The bar shuts its door after 31 years, and the trans community mourns its only dedicated meeting place in San Francisco