Sunday, September 20, 2020

Tag: GLBT History Museum

SF Pride Parade and Celebration cancelled on 50th anniversary

San Francisco Pride announced today that it is cancelling this year's June Parade and Celebration—the largest in the Western United States—as COVID continues to take its toll. (Pride now...

Phyllis Lyon, lesbian rights icon, passes at 95

It's impossible to imagine the queer rights movement without Phyllis Lyon, who passed away today at the age of 95 of natural causes. Along with her wife and partner...

Arts Forecast: Hip-Hop (Dance Fest) hurray! + more

I'm old enough to remember rappers on Fillmore corners and TURF dancers in Oakland intersections. The homeboys gathered on my stoop throughout the day passed blunts and cutty bangs,...

Arts Forecast: Day of the Dead in the City of Souls

Ready to shed the rotting pumpkin skin of Halloween and sniff the sweet spice of the afterlife? OK that question is a lot, but after this year's All Hallow's...

‘Disasterama!’ chronicles SF’s wild, lost queer underground

A certain queer generation has come of memoir age—which is a bit bracing (read: terrifying) for those of us who survived the '80s and '90s, and still consider ourselves...

Enola Gay and the witchy origin of the first AIDS protest

Just around the crack of dawn on September 23, 1984, a handful of gay men gathered outside the gates of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, a major center for...

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

FALL ARTS PREVIEW Let's keep this short because there's a lot to do and see, obviously! Proclamations of the SF arts scene's demise—despite the continued hounding of artists and...

Party Radar: ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2019

PRIDE Heeeeeeey, Happy GIANT PRODE, everybody! Party Radar's been on a wee hiatus while I finish this crazy book, sorry. I miss getting nuts on the dance floor and/or...

Arts Forecast: Reptaliens, Spear of Destiny, V Vale….

ARTS FORECAST For decades, if you had a question about sex, any question at all, you would "Ask Isadora." The goddess of alternative weekly sex columnists, Isadora Alman, would...

Party Radar: AYBEE, Bonobo, Crystal Method, oOoOO….

PARTY RADAR Have you looked at all the winners and runners up of our Best of the Bay 2018 Arts & Entertainment Readers Poll? Best DJ, Best Hip-Hop Club,...