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    Margaret Cho Provides Further Proof of San Francisco’s Magic

    Margaret Cho Provides Further Proof of San Francisco’s Magic

    If the Pope could get John Boehner to resign, couldn’t he use his special powers to bring back Nancy Pelosi? It would be an answer to my prayers. #KateClinton The…

    Landmark Exhibition Reassembles Jewel City Works

    Landmark Exhibition Reassembles Jewel City Works

    “The overwhelming message of the Panama-Pacific International Exhibition, mounted a veritable instant after the tragedy of the 1906 earthquake and fire, is one of an optimistic, au­dacious San Francisco, not…

    Oakland Pride 2015 to Showcase East Bay LGBT Music

    Oakland Pride 2015 to Showcase East Bay LGBT Music

    Here at the San Francisco Bay Times and “Betty’s List,” we often say that we’re “bi-Bay,” because we have an office in Oakland and attend many East Bay events. An…

    Welcome to Oakland Pride!

    Welcome to Oakland Pride!

    By John Eric Henry At this year’s Oakland Pride, we have expanded our focus to bringing well-known headliner entertainment, while also highlighting Bay Area and Oakland-based local emerging talent on…

    SF LGBT Community Center Plans Upgrade, Expansion

    SF LGBT Community Center  Plans Upgrade, Expansion

    The San Francisco LGBT Center works every day to create a home for the community—a vibrant and welcoming place where people, relationships and ideas can flourish. The building is an…

    Missed Jane Lynch in SF? You Can See Her Show in Carmel!

    Missed Jane Lynch in SF?  You Can See Her Show in Carmel!

    From the minute many of us here at the San Francisco Bay Times saw Jane Lynch, we were major fans. Her intelligence and sheer presence alone are captivating. Visually, she…

    LGBTQ Studies Is a Class Whose Time Has Come

    LGBTQ Studies Is a Class Whose Time Has Come

    By Lyndsey Schlax Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts is a special place. Our students are dedicated and talented, our faculty and staff are smart and unique and…

    Groundbreaking Queer Studies Course Begins at SF High School

    Groundbreaking Queer Studies Course Begins at SF High School

    The San Francisco Unified School District this week began what district leaders say is the first LGBT studies course at a public high school in the U.S. The semester-long course…

    World’s First Transgender Modeling Agency Readies for Launch

    World’s First Transgender Modeling Agency Readies for Launch

    Apple Model Management is about to launch the world’s first all-transgender modeling agency. Cecilio Asuncion, who recently moved from San Francisco to serve as director of the new agency branch,…

    Transgender Modeling Agency Is Seeking New Hires

    Transgender Modeling Agency  Is Seeking New Hires

    Asuncion and his team are actively seeking models for Apple Model Management’s upcoming new all-transgender agency. When we spoke with Asuncion, he was virtually swimming in applications, but demand is…