52 posts categorized "SAN FRANCISCO"

Aug 04 2019
Sharon Gless: Always Ready To SHOW UP For AIDS ... & For A QUEER AS FOLK Reboot Comments (0)

UnnamedSharon Gless embraces her fans (literally) — and always shows up. (Image via head shot)

On Sunday, August 18, the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco) will be the setting for Help Is on the Way 25, a concert and gala that celebrates Broadway while raising money for HIV/AIDS and hunger programs.

The evening will see 95-year-old Carole Cook receive a lifetime achievement award, and features appearances by the San Francisco cast of Hamilton, Kimberley Locke, Constantine Maroulis, Sam Harris, Bruce Vilanch and more, with a duet by Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly as one of the main attractions.

Cagney & Lacey's Contributions to LGBTQ TV Representation: HERE!

Emmy and Golden Globe winner Gless, whose legacy includes the iconic shows Cagney & Lacey and Queer as Folk, was kind enough to speak with me in advance of the show, presented by the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation, and to break a little news on the likelihood of a Queer as Folk reboot ...

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Jul 27 2019
GAY SAN FRANCISCO — Rare Doc From 50 Years Ago Comments (0)

Screen Shot 2019-07-27 at 8.47.44 PMTurning ... (Image via video still)

Gay San Francisco is a documentary shot Screen Shot 2019-07-27 at 8.51.17 PMover five years, from 1965-1970, by Jonathan Raymond that was digitized within the past couple of years.

Previously thought lost, it contains incredible, off-the-cuff interviews with gay men, lesbians and trans women living in the Bay Area, who talk about the area's relative lack of harassment, and other issues relating to being queer an incredible 50-plus years ago.

It also contains footage of actual gay cruising, gay fashion trends, a leather bar, a nude beach, a hilarious show inside the On the Levee, and shots of gay pulps and beefcake mags as they were sold.

There is also a passage in the narration CLEARLY cribbed from The Boys in the Band.

Don't miss this trick.

Jul 25 2019
BAD BOY Culture + Pro-Life Barr Loves Death Penalty + U.S. Citizen's ICE Nightmare + Honoring Orton, Milk & Wilde + MORE! Comments (0)

ABOVE: When “Dad” is younger than you are.

BELOW: Keep reading for a hot date, Barr gives death penalty new life, U.S. citizen's ICE nightmare and more ...

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Jul 24 2019
Gay Flashback + Faye Done Away + Anti-Gay Congressman's Grindr Activities Sink Him + RBG Dances On A Grave + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Thirsty?

BELOW: Keep reading for a 1976 gay flashback, Faye Dunaway smacking people around, why Trump must go, Billy Porter's Pose performance and more ...

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Jul 01 2019
DNA Dude + YouTuber & #1 Singer Both Come Out + Trump Whines About NYC + Kamala Shines For Pride + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: The second most exciting person at the Madonna show last night.

BELOW: Keep reading for a DNA darling, a #1 singer comes out and more ...

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Jun 12 2019
Workin' It Out + Gay Alabama Teen Took His Own Life + Pulse Victims Forgotten + Madonna's Tour 90% Sold Out + Meet The Black Gay Matchmaker + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Tyson Daley, nightly, whenever.

BELOW: Work out with Robert Farah, mom of gay teen blames school, Pulse proclamation leaves out mentioning the LGBTQ victims and more ...

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May 25 2019
Selfie-Determination + Vogueing Goes Viral + Kenya Embraces Colonial Times + Takei For Senate? + Theresa May's Tears + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: How I look at my high school reunion — a vision board.

BELOW: Keep reading for a sexy amateur, a vogueing viral star, Kenya's shame and more ...

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Apr 06 2019
Slovakian Studs + Revolutionary War Hero A Heroine + MAGA Cap Swordfight + A Booty To Die For + MORE! — 6-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Sex (worker) on the beach.

BELOW: Keep reading for naked Slovakians, an intersex general and the butt of D E A T H ...

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