by Brent Calderwood
San Francisco's summer of music is upon us, with Stern Grove, Outside Lands, and a dozen other big-name festivals starting now and spilling into October (next week's issue will have a full breakdown of these festivals). But shockingly, there's never been a music festival in Northern California dedicated to LGBT music. The Luscious Queer Music Festival, happening August 22 to 24 at Saratoga Springs Retreat Center in Upper Lake, California, will change all that in a big way. (read more)
by Jim Provenzano
With a deft combination of satire, celebration and serious intent, the 26th annual Gay Asian Pacific Alliance's Runway pageant will fill the Marine's Memorial Theatre with friends, family and fabulousness on August 2.
For producer Alan S. Quismorio, the event blends his passion for community and theatre. (read more)
Tourists fill the streets, usually in sandals and white socks, walking in the wrong neighborhoods, asking where to find the Golden Gate Bridge. (read more)
As the annual San Jose Renaissance Faire prepares to encamp at Guadalupe River Green August 2 and 3, it seems fair to inquire...could there be any royalty or groundlings of "the third sex," any "friends of Elizabeth," any "Gays of Thrones?" (read more)
The next few days are like Custer's Last Stand for Porn. So, we interrupt our regularly scheduled effusion over some hunky guy's (pick one) fat, thick, uncut, mushroom-headed cock, etc., to offer you a last ditch chance to do your thing for porn. (read more)