Stories about Sex

Examined Life: Power, patriarchy, and the imperfect guru

Buddhist teacher Noah Levine is dismissed from Against the Stream because of sexual misconduct. Now the organization is folding. Why does this song sound so familiar?

Arts Forecast: Hemlock Tavern closing, Polk Street Blues Fest, Erasure …

Boris, Brazil in the Gardens, 20th Street Block Party, Sex and the City live, and more great things to do this week.

Screen Grabs: Crazy Rich Asians, young skaters, Personal Problems

Panorama Colombia festival, Hard Ticket to Hawaii, Araby, a tribute to local legend Claude Heater and more in cinemas this week.

Arts Forecast: Pistahan, Salsa Festival, Ronnie Spector …

Global Soul, Emo Night, Writers with Drinks, Harry Potter in concert, and more things to do besides Outside Lands.

A hot-button ‘Ring’ at SF Opera? You bet your Brünnhilde

#MeToo, environmentalism, and deeply personal stories—director Francesca Zambello brings out the contemporary side of Wagner's epic.

LGBT leaders come together to denounce wedding cake ruling

On election eve, solidarity against the attack on queer people's legal rights

Sex workers organize national anti-SESTA/FOSTA protests Saturday

Backers of the new law say it will curb sex trafficking—but the effect on sex workers and an open Internet has already been calamitous.

Screen Grabs: Hot docs, silent classics, Bergman at 100 …

Docfest and Silent Film Fest highlight a week of great films. Plus: How to Talk to Girls at Parties, Angels Wear White, more

Keith Hennessy’s fiercely political, achingly intimate ‘Crotch’ and ‘Sink’

A classic revival at CounterPulse and a new work at Joe Goode Annex showcase the essential performance artist's changing concerns.

Very live, from the Bay Area: Pop-Up Magazine returns with fresh new stories

We talk with the theatrical phenomenon's senior producer about the importance of storytelling in an age of information inundation.