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    2017 Academy Awards: Who Will Likely Win but Who Should Win

    2017 Academy Awards: Who Will Likely Win but Who Should Win

    By Gary M. Kramer The 2017 Academy Awards are this weekend. But who will win, and who should win? Here are some educated guesses. Best Picture Nominees: Arrival, Fences, Hacksaw…

    Sister Dana Sez, “And the Oscar for Best Actor in a Presidential Farce…”

    Sister Dana Sez, “And the Oscar for Best Actor in a Presidential Farce…”

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity Sister Dana sez, “And the Oscar for the Best Actor in a Presidential Farce or Musical Major Mess-up Movie goes to Donald Jackass T-rump. Accepting the award…

    Sister Dana Sez,”Flowers, candy, red hearts, and romance is what VALENTINE’S DAY is all about, right?

    Sister Dana Sez,”Flowers, candy, red hearts, and romance is what VALENTINE’S DAY is all about, right?

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity Sister Dana Sez: “Flowers, candy, red hearts, and romance is what VALENTINE’S DAY is all about, right? Well, maybe not—at least not in the historical sense. In…

    LGBT Movie Standouts at The Mostly British Film Festival

    LGBT Movie Standouts at The Mostly British Film Festival

    By Gary M. Kramer The Mostly British Film Festival, unspooling February 16–23 at the Vogue Theater, 3290 Sacramento Street, in San Francisco, showcases a number of films by gay directors,…

    Academy Award-Nominated Documentary I Am Not Your Negro Reminds Viewers of James Baldwin’s Greatness and Still-Relevant Work

    Academy Award-Nominated Documentary I Am Not Your Negro Reminds Viewers of James Baldwin’s Greatness and Still-Relevant Work

    By Gary M. Kramer Raoul Peck’s rousing, provocative documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, opening February 3 in San Francisco, is a tone poem and a clarion call. This urgent,…

    Sister Dana Sez, “Have We Survived the Denauguration.”

    Sister Dana Sez, “Have We Survived the Denauguration.”

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity Sister Dana sez, “Have we all survived the DENAUGURATION (I can’t even use the proper word) of the Orange Ogre of Oligarchy & Plutocracy? Personally, I have not, and…

    Dance Brigade Celebrates 40 Years of Art and Activism

    Dance Brigade Celebrates 40 Years of Art and Activism

    By Debra Walker “The Devil whispered in my ear, ‘You are not strong enough to withstand the storm.’ Today I whispered in the Devil’s ear, ‘I am the storm.’” Leonard…

    Often Outrageous Gay Filmmaker Works in More Restrained Mode for Julieta

    Often Outrageous Gay Filmmaker Works in More Restrained Mode for Julieta

    By Gary M. Kramer Julieta, which opened last week in San Francisco, has the often-outrageous gay filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar working in a more restrained mode. This drama, based on three…

    Sister Dana Sez, “Have we already broken our New Year’s resolutions?”

    Sister Dana Sez, “Have we already broken our New Year’s resolutions?”

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity Sister Dana sez, “Have we already broken our New Year’s resolutions? Well, take my annual Resolution Solution: ‘I resolve to be the best me I can possibly be.’…

    Reindeer Games

    Reindeer Games

    By Dr. Tim Seelig The holidays can just wear you out. Take heart, they’ll be over soon enough. Even holiday music can get old really quickly—like two days after Halloween…