Stories about Queer

Arts Forecast: Frameline Fest gets new executive director, more …

House of Joy, Metallica + SF Symphony, Purple Rain, Herbie Hancock, Border People, and more upcoming arts events.

AIDS, sex, and ‘Illuminations on Market Street’

Activist-author Benjamin Heim Shepard turns to fiction, inspired by working in an SF AIDS housing program in the mid-1990s.

Who’s up for some Drunk Drag Dizney Broadway?

Cinderella, Snow White, Belle, and Elsa walk into a SoMa party .... You won't guess what happens next in this hilarious, queered-up deconstruction.

Joan Jett Blakk for President, perpetually!

The subject of an acclaimed new play, drag talk show host and presidential candidate Terence Alan Smith looks back on his trailblazing life.

Puff: Notes from a serious (and seriously interesting) cannabis expo

The Cannabis Business Summit and Expo in San Jose showcased the industrial backend of the trade—plus Jim Belushi sang.

All hail the ‘Timeless’ return of Imperial Teen

Beloved SF band's members now lead lives in different cities, but they're back together with relevant queer spirit and catchy tunes.

Revolution music: What’s soundtracking protests around the globe?

Sudanese rap, Puerto Rican reggaeton, K-Pop in Hong Kong, and even 'Les Miz'—here's what's echoing in the streets.

Jewish Film Festival sparks with romance, tragedy, fiddler on roof

From Ethiopian civil war to Broadway blockbuster, the 39th edition of the fest continues to broaden its scope.

Designer Dexter Simmons’ new ‘Wavy’ line was born in SF clubs

'Weirdly queer' fashion star took inspiration from rave, goth energy for summer look—and that's just one piece of the portfolio.

Bring it on, Bob the Drag Queen

Drag power-performer stars in Peaches Christ's surprisingly relevant take on the classic campy cheerleader musical.