FOLSOM STREET FAIR the daddy of the leather/kink/alt-sex community is BACK

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  The famously infamous street fair that draws in leather/kink/alt-sex community from around the world is BACK. 39 years this year, so they are well into their daddy phase. Go in all your gear or none at all and take to the streets of the deliciously weird and wonderful fair in San Francisco  …… here … Continue reading

“Renegade: San Francisco, The 1990s” images of queer women by Chloe Sherman

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  Photographer Chloe Sherman’s new exhibit RENEGADES at the Schlomer Haus Gallery in San Francisco is probably one of the most striking collections of images of queer women we have ever seen. Sherman started in the early 1990s documenting a generation of young self-identified queers in the Mission District of San Francisco her hometown. She … Continue reading

Celebrating PRIDE with the AIDS Quilt Display to remember all of those we lost

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  To mark PRIDE ’22 the National AIDS Memorial will have a historic outdoor display in Golden Gate Park that will feature nearly 3,000 hand-stitched panels of the Quilt.  This quilt display in San Francisco will help us all to celebrate Pride specifically by remembering all those we lost in the pandemic. The two-day event, … Continue reading

A Celebration of the life of the iconic Phatima Rude

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  The much beloved Phatima Rude a drag queen who helped to define the raw and genderqueer aesthetics of San Francisco’s drag scene of the 1990s and early 2000, passed away of natural causes on May 18th, 2021. Their life was their art Longtime family and friends, Kevin Sniecinski and Paul King, Mistress of Ceremony, … Continue reading


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San Francisco’s  Frameline Film Festival is the oldest queer film festival in the world (it started in 1976). It is also one of the most progressive Fests with an enviable reputation for its excellent diverse programming. The festival is organized by Frameline, a nonprofit media arts organization whose admirable mission statement is “to change the world … Continue reading

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