Stories about Drag

Pride time: 6 quick picks at the National Queer Arts Festival

Femme crips, man-haters, precarious lives, post-colonial mothering, and the queer intifada take center stage at the monthlong fest.

Eight ‘Big Ideas’ at MoveOn Forum

Candidate platforms show how much the politics of the Democratic Party have moved to the left.

Arts Forecast: Open up your world with the SF International Arts Festival

Plus: Celebrate your sex workers at this week's culture fest! Also, Cypress Hill, Japanese American history exhibits, and so much more.

‘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.