Stories about Environment

Drag star Miz Cracker on ‘Femlins,’ feminism, and overall fabulousness

The RuPaul alum stars in Peaches Christ's hilarious holiday parody of 'Gremlins'—but she's got a serious message, too.

A nonprofit alliance becomes an ally of Big Telecom

How well-meaning, public-serving groups wound up as part of an alliance aimed at undermining state regulation of broadband and privacy laws.

Gay Chadian immigrant detained by ICE caught in asylum limbo

Chad just criminalized homosexuality—will US send Oumar, who has lived and worked here for a decade, into danger?

Fierce rock energy at Miss June’s ‘Bad Luck Party’

New Zealand four-piece moves through pop-punk, no wave, and noise with an acerbic Riot Grrrl slant.

Transgender visions in urgent times

The 22nd Transgender Film Festival comes with supernatural powers and a punk political attitude—right when we need both.

Natasha Bedingfield takes some poignant new curves

Working with powerhouse producer Linda Perry on latest album 'Roll With Me,' the UK singer brings politics into the mix.

Arts Forecast: El Rio saved, Litquake aquiver, Open Studios opens….

Dolly Parton Hoot, Riceboy Sleeps, Duet + Marrow, a percussion work about climate change, Othello, and more

Navigating gender’s fluidity in a sea of apps with ‘#femMASCULINE’

Toggling between drag in the streets and bear in the sheets, Kevin Seaman explores the limitations of online representation.

A Green Film Festival to fire you up

The connection between the housing and climate crises is just one of the essential topics explored at the ninth annual SFGFF.

Arts Forecast: Here come the Sisters

Project Nunway X (and Folsom gossip), Big Book Sale, Dark Entries, Top Girls, Kikbal, oodles of Shakespeare, more this week.