Stories about Leather

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2020: The protests, the parties (online), the poignant posters

A virtual cornucopia of rainbow explosions, including fundraisers, marches, and, of course, a jock strap Zoom party.

A Soccer Mommy top 10: counting down the bedroom indie phenom

A chronological trip through Sophie Allison’s great American rock songbook to date.

Screen Grabs: The lyin’ preacher, the witch-tree, and The Whistlers

Plus: Bay Area treasure Thousand Pieces of Gold re-released, Deerskin, 15 years, more new movies to stream.

Folsom Street Fair 2020 moves online due to COVID concerns

The world's biggest kink and fetish festival (and its satellite events) will go virtual this year.

Hunky Jesus rises again! (Blessedly online)

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and Queer Nightlife Fund team up to present the hallowed Easter contest.

Staying in? Binge on mixtape romance ‘High Fidelity’

Zoë Kravitz shines in update of Nick Hornby's music nerd novel, pairing vinyl knowledge with relationship excavation.

Arts Forecast: Welcome to the ‘Manifesto’

Plus: Pop-Up Magazine, The End of You, a double shot of Kronos, Fog City Magic Fest, Kafana Balkan, Moodymann, more.

Sarah Patterson named executive director of Folsom Street Events

The world's biggest fetish celebration has a new leader. We ask her about the challenges and future of Folsom Street Fair.

Honoring a queer anti-establishment harpsichordist

30 years after Scott Ross's death from AIDS, an acolyte recreates one of the revolutionary musician's recitals.

San Francisco’s doomed! Listen to this mix

As we dive into election time, here's an optimistic mix of classic SF jams that have foretold and saved us from glorious ruin.