We're a month past National Coming Out Day, but the issue of coming out is something that anyone within the LGBTQ communities struggles with 365 days a year.
Autumnal attractions are alluring and artistic. Behold the bounty of beauty and beats.
Dixie Longate's show, which has toured nationally since 2007 and has played two successful Off-Broadway runs, is just now making its local debut with a three-night engagement a Feinstein's at the Nikko next Thursday through Saturday.
Check the many events happening through November in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.
Candidates in Supervisor, local and state offices celebrated their victories (including Matt Haney and Gordon Mar), the Democratic House majority flip, as well as 100s of progressive victories nationwide, at Oasis and Calle 11.
When Cole Escola makes his San Francisco debut at the Great American Music Hall on November 12 with his sketch show, Help! I'm Stuck!, he'll play an array of mostly female characters; a suburban mom, a New York office worker, and Bernadette Peters.
October was cute, and it was sweet to end it with such gorgeous weather. My two monthly parties at Powerhouse have helped to raise great money for two organizations that I really care deeply about.
Nightlifery settles down post-Halloween with regular fun, some still with a unique edge.
Mention Halloween violence in the LGBT community, and most people think of events of the last decade, which ended the closing of Castro Street for the holiday. But history does repeat itself, as the '60s and'70s Halloween celebrations prove.
When I attend the Tory Sivan concert Nov. 1, I suspect that some of his millennial fans may cast suspicious sidelong glances at me. "What is this balding guy our fathers' age doing here," they may ask each other. "Is he some kind of perv?"
The sold-out third annual Mr. International Freedom contest, held at Oasis on Octover 17, raised funds for the LGBT Asylum Project.
Because I think technology will continue to have a rather sweeping impact on our sexualities, I was glad to see the San Francisco Leathermen's Discussion Group hosting a presentation by nationally renowned leatherman Brian "Bolt" Donner.
There's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters. This week includes some Halloween-themed kink events, too.