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Drag queens win, Facebook says “real name” changes coming

Put on your six-inch pumps and throw some glitter, the drag queens have won. After the newest round of negotiations with Facebook today, the social-media...

Facebook talks delayed, drag queens plan to sass social media into the 21st century

A cadre of drag queens, LGBT rights supporters and politicos trekked in their glamorous best to Facebook HQ today, to negotiate the reinstatement of...

UPDATED Drag queens plan to protest Facebook over name-change policy

September 14, 2014
UPDATE: Sister Roma just posted this to her Facebook page:  "BREAKING: FACEBOOK AGREES TO FACE-TO-FACE MEETING. DEMONSTRATION CANCELED (for now)Just got off the phone with...

Guardian Intelligence: July 30 – August 5, 2014

July 29, 2014
APP MAKERS = STARVING ARTISTSYes, techies are driving rents up. Yes, techies are driving the cost of living up, too. But the next time...

Drop a house

SUPER EGO Will Pink Saturday go the way of Halloween in the Castro? Plus: Wizard of Odd, Soundwave Festival, Bardot A Go Go, and Esta Noche's return (for one night only!)

Pack it up

Moving to gay San Francisco, 20 years ago

Ketchup

marke@sfbg.comSUPER EGO Whoever decided to pack Disclosure (charging $50 for a DJ set!), the adorable Martinez Brothers, Easter with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence,...

Hunky Jesus, Foxy Mary, and Easter bonnets to make your eggs spin

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence held their 35th anniversary Easter party — an "Emerald Jubilee" — at Golden Gate Park's Hellman Hollow on Sunday....

Events: April 16 – 22, 2014

April 15, 2014
Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings,...

This Week’s Picks: December 11 – 17, 2013

December 10, 2013
Make the yuletide gay!WEDNESDAY 12/11 Jagwar Ma Discussing the lead track off Howlin', Jagwar Ma's Jono Ma has described time spent in two Berlin clubs:...

Mantra from the Milk/Moscone memorial march: “Fight back!”

Hundreds of activists and progressive San Franciscans marked the 35th anniversary of the Mayor George Moscone and Sup. Harvey Milk assassinations on Wednesday night...

Mantra from the Milk/Moscone memorial march: “Fight back!”

November 29, 2013
Hundreds of activists and progressive San Franciscans marked the 35th anniversary of the Mayor George Moscone and Sup. Harvey Milk assassinations on Wednesday night...

Stage Listings Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2013

October 29, 2013
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Among the archived

October 29, 2013

Exploring the Bay Area Reporter's online database of AIDS-era obituaries

Sister looks explode: Project Nunway V kicks fashion into “Dissident Futures”

October 22, 2013
You want looks? Here's looks.For the fifth year, Sister Baba Ganesh and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will put on their eye-popping, charitable fashion...

HOT PINK LIST 2013: Faetopians

our annual tribute to queers who grabbed our attention and held it

Pride on fire: This year’s must-do events

June 26, 2013
Strap on that rainbow jetpack -- there's a heckuva lot of stuff going down at Pride. Here are our pinkiest, proudest picks. ONGOINGFaetopia 2286 Market,...

Pride on fire

Strap on your flaming jetpack and Zoom through Pride week's must-attend events

Trans March, Dyke March embrace Bradley Manning as trial begins

June 4, 2013
The "Wikileaks court-martial" of Bradley Manning began yesterday -- as predicted, it opened "with dueling portrayals of a traitor who endangered the lives of...

Noodles, street dancers, and more from the Tribeca Film Fesival

April 30, 2013
The only-in-Noo Yawk perks of the Tribeca Film Festival? The proximity of theaters like AMC Loews Village 7 to repositories of ramen deliciousity like...

Party Radar: Prosumer, Kafana Balkan, Night Light, Adnan Sharif, Shonky, Distrikt, Derrick Carter, Ana Matronic, more

Jajajaja -- this installment of Party Radar is going to be like a last minute dump, since I'm still kind of drunk and the...

Goats, unicorns, Snoop Dogg: What to do in SF for 4/20 2013

April 16, 2013
Hey stoner stereotypes, see ya at Hippie Hill! I jk -- you can do way better on International Stoner Day this year in the...

Hunky Jesus resurrected! Contest moves inside to DNA

A cloud of gloom settled over San Francisco's cloisters when the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence's annual Hunky Jesus contest was rained out on Easter...

The Performant: The sacred and the profane

Putting the "good" back into Good Friday at “Sing-Along Jesus Christ Superstar” and Zombie Christ Haunted HouseThey might seem merely irreverent, or downright blasphemous,...