Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: Pride

New Music: With ‘Move Out,’ SUMif drops a rousing synth command

When the creative juices get ignited, possibilities ARE unlimited. Words pogo directly to and from the ole ticker. So instantly after Steph Wells, of the San Francisco-based electropop project SUMif—a...

Pride is a defense of Black bodies, and always has been

This year is Pride 50 — or it was supposed to be. When San Francisco Pride, for which I am President of the Board of Directors, canceled its long-planned Parade...

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

I've stayed in all Pride Week so far—and I'm already exhausted! Well, I was, until putting together this list of recommendations. Most of them can be done at home...

All hail Jacki Weaver, Pride’s hilarious, touching ‘Stage Mother’

When Jacki Weaver was asked to star in director Thom Fitzgerald’s latest film, Stage Mother, the Academy Award-nominated Animal Kingdom and Silver Linings Playbook actress didn’t hesitate for a...

‘Ahead of the Curve’ flips through legendary lesbian magazine’s impact

For many in the lesbian and queer community, Curve magazine (originally Deneuve), launched in 1990, has been a source of community connection. For filmmaker and philanthropist Jen Rainin, the...

Screen Grabs: Frameline’s Pride Showcase cruises onto your laptop

Frameline without the audience is a funny prospect—imagine the dismay among those patrons whom COVID has denied their annual chance to conspicuously stand near the front of the auditorium...

Screen Grabs: Trans films to the front for Pride

Normally, the Frameline International LGBTQ Film Festival would already be open, though this year COVID-19 has pushed the festival into a smaller online edition running this coming Thursday through Sunday that...

Puff: Get high on Pride

As I read all my Pride-inspired emails this year, it is funny how many gummies now have special Pride tins. I know for certain that those originated with PLUS...

Generations of activism: Checking in with Cleve Jones

The LGBTQ community has already survived the tragic loss of Harvey Milk, the deaths of hundreds of thousands during the AIDS pandemic, and decades of discriminatory legislation. But lifelong activist...

Reviving Pride’s protest origins, with ‘The Compton’s Cafeteria Riot’

Last year, the Tenderloin Museum hosted 22 sold-out performances of The Compton’s Cafeteria Riot. One of the writers, Donna Personna, saw about half of them, and she says she...