Stories about Leather

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

Screen Grabs: Dynamation Celebration, African Film Fest, and even more cats!

Brazilian cannibals, Berlin avante-garde spectacle, Wayuu druglords, Hungarian animation, and more in cinemas this week.

1979 — In the Mission

It's the address for the Monster in the Mission. It was also a year in a neighborhood that has radically changed.

Best of the Bay 2018: Shopping Winners

Your picks for Best Book Store, Best Grocery Store, Best Shoe Store, Best Bike Shop, Best Flea Market, Best Dispensary, and more

Peter Hujar’s brilliant, too brilliant icons

The photographer immortalized the gay NYC downtown scene of the 1970s-'80s, now on display at BAMPFA.

Party Radar: El Rio’s 40th, Bardot-A-Go-Go, Juliana Huxtable …

Mercury Soul, Breakbot, Daedelus, Aurora Halal, more. Plus: updates on Elbo Room, SFPD's hip-hop crackdown, and Halloween.

Party Radar: Quick ‘n dirty guide to Folsom 2018

20+ essential parties for the festish festival week/end. Because who needs sleep when you're flogging to the beat?

A window on the latest leather looks for Folsom

Castro clothing store Sui Generis' notorious window displays (and Pegasus party) always signal that it's fetish fashion time.

Screen Grabs: Joan Jett, Hola Mexico, Hong Kong Cinema …

Kal Spelletich benefit, Japan Film Festival, Fantastic Fest, Hal Ashby doc, and more coming to cinemas: Read our reviews.

Party Radar: Here, piggy, piggy (oink!)

Dore Alley Fair and Sunset Campout fill the nightlife trough with gems. Plus: Gray Area Fest, Golf Clap, A Club Called Rhonda, Marvina 7, Pender Street Steppers, more.