Saturday, September 19, 2020

Tag: Sex Workers

A laser, a dog, and grape gum lead to feminist superpower in ‘Equality Girls’

Aya de León, author and lecturer in the African American Studies department at UC Berkeley, reads a lot of books to her 10-year-old daughter. Even in ones she liked,...

Boy bands to bomba: Fresh Meat Fest shines with trans & queer performance

I'm writing this as I'm taking in the Supreme Court decision that people cannot be legally fired for being LGBTQ, a momentous act that was made possible by the...

For Pride, all queer people must stand up for Black lives

Black queer people exist. Stonewall was a riot against police. The fight for Gay Liberation was lead by queer and trans women of color. Why do we need to...

Let’s help local artists, workers, and small businesses. Join in!

Note: Scroll down all the way to the to the comments section at the bottom of this article to help support specific local artists, workers, and small businesses who...

Sarah Patterson named executive director of Folsom Street Events

The annual Folsom Street Fair in September is the biggest kink and BDSM-centered event in the world (and one of the city's biggest festivals). But it's a lot more,...

Indiefest electrifies with punk and sci-fi royalty, surreal thrillers, local debuts

SF Indiefest (Wed/29-February 13) may not look backward a great deal, but when it does, it has to be the right fit for a festival that has never hewed to...

‘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...

Warren steals the show at Democratic Convention

It’s remarkable how much the mainstream of the Democratic Party has shifted since Bernie Sanders shook up the party three years ago. This year, at the state convention, economic...

Psychic Eye Records’ new compilation shows darkwave support for TGI Justice Project

For those who would like to wrap themselves up in a Bay Area darkwave shroud to beat the winter chill; Psychic Eye Records just dropped Sacred Spells, a 19-track...

Minimum pay for nonprofit workers, the mayor’s affordable housing exemptions …

The Board of Supes will consider Tuesday/23 a change to the ordinance that sets minimum wages for workers at nonprofits that get city contracts. It’s a big deal: The...