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    The Legacy of Marsha P. Johnson

    The Legacy of Marsha P. Johnson

    By Lyndsey Schlax– (Editor’s Note: Teacher Lyndsey Schlax of the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts launched the nation’s first on-site high school LGBT course in 2015. She…

    Putting on the Glitz: San Francisco’s Golden Age of Female Impersonation

    Putting on the Glitz: San Francisco’s Golden Age of Female Impersonation

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky– She was one of the comeliest performers ever to grace a San Francisco theater, and was honored by men and emulated by women. Elegance, poise, bearing—all…

    Scorchingly Intense Call Me by Your Name Emphasizes Sensuality, Not Sexuality

    Scorchingly Intense Call Me by Your Name Emphasizes Sensuality, Not Sexuality

    By Gary M. Kramer– Call Me by Your Name, gay filmmaker Luca Guadagnino’s extraordinary adaptation of André Aciman’s novel, opens December 15 in the Bay Area. The film depicts the…

    Sister Dana sez, “So far, DarnOld Trump has undone over 100 positive rules good for the nation that were initiated by President Obama. So, this is Making America Great Again?? As if!”

    Sister Dana sez, “So far, DarnOld Trump has undone over 100 positive rules good for the nation that were initiated by President Obama. So, this is Making America Great Again?? As if!”

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity– Sister Dana sez, “So far, DarnOld Trump has undone over 100 positive rules good for the nation that were initiated by President Obama. So, this…

    Charles Farriér of Crumble & Whisk Turns Cheesecakes into Irresistible Works of Edible Art

    Charles Farriér of Crumble & Whisk Turns Cheesecakes into Irresistible Works of Edible Art

    Charles Farriér is the Monet of cheesecakes. His colorful creations, often topped with edible flowers and glistening jewel-like fruits, are as pleasing to the eye as they are to the…

    Covered Vessel in the Form of a Ballplayer, Guatemala, Teotihuacan Culture (600 AD)

    Covered Vessel in the Form of a Ballplayer, Guatemala, Teotihuacan Culture (600 AD)

    At the de Young Since ancient times, a ritual ballgame has been played throughout Mexico and Central America for religious, economic and territorial reasons. This hollow vessel depicts an athlete…

    A Life Saved by Maitri

    A Life Saved by Maitri

    By Anne Gimbel– Barbara came to Maitri almost 10 years ago for the first time, and was struggling for many of her prior years. She was diagnosed HIV positive. Her…

    25 Years of Kung Pao Kosher Comedy™: San Francisco’s Longest-Running Comedy Show

    25 Years of Kung Pao Kosher Comedy™: San Francisco’s Longest-Running Comedy Show

    San Francisco’s annual Jewish Christmas tradition, Kung Pao Kosher Comedy™, celebrates it 25th Anniversary this December 23–25. The legendary Jewish-comedy-on-Christmas-in-a-Chinese-restaurant extravaganza has been featuring famous Jewish comedians—including the late Henny…

    Smuin’s The Christmas Ballet Includes Hanukkah Candle Blessing, World’s Longest Boa and Tap-Dancing Trees

    Smuin’s The Christmas Ballet Includes Hanukkah Candle Blessing, World’s Longest Boa and Tap-Dancing Trees

    Smuin makes the holidays sizzle with its annual yuletide celebration of dance, The Christmas Ballet. With a stunning and original array of ballet, tap, and jazz, this joyous showcase of styles offers…

    Love Is in the Air, So Why Not Cut Your Hair?

    Love Is in the Air, So Why Not Cut Your Hair?

    By Timothy Avalos– As a barber in the heart of San Francisco, I have a book of married gay men who have said that they want to get re-married and…

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