Gay Former Student of Pope Francis' Speaks Out

NEWS | By Jessica Gresko | Oct 4
An openly gay former student of Pope Francis' who visited with the pope during his recent trip to Washington said he was surprised Francis had met with Kim Davis.

Clinton Promotes Gay Rights as a Main Pillar of 2016 Big

NEWS | By Lisa Lerer | Oct 4
Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday delivered the strongest speech in support of gay rights in the 2016 presidential race, promising that ending discrimination against LGBT people would be a central pillar of her administration.

Biden Backs Transgender Military Service as US Weighs Policy

NEWS | By Josh Lederman | Oct 4
Vice President Joe Biden is throwing his unequivocal support behind letting transgender people serve openly in the U.S. military, as the Obama administration considers whether and when to lift the longstanding ban.

Pope Asserts Marriage is Forever at Start of Family Meeting

NEWS | By Nicole WInfield | Oct 4
A mid-level official in the Vatican's orthodoxy office, Monsignor Krzysztof Charamsa, announced Saturday that that he was a proud gay priest (with a boyfriend), called for the synod to take up the plight of gays, and denounced the church's homophobia.

Meet Val the Bartender: Hillary Clinton Does an 'SNL' Skit

The front-runner for the Democratic nomination appeared on the season opener of "Saturday Night Live" as a wise bartender named Val who pours a drink or two for, ahem, Hillary Clinton (played by "SNL" regular Kate McKinnon).

A Timeline of our LGBT History After Stonewall

NEWS | By Mike Halterman | Oct 4
Nearly all of us can remember a time when being out and proud meant risking something - whether it be rejection from one's family or the loss of employment. How far have we come since 1969?

Miley Cyrus Releases Single About Lesbian Love, for 'Freeheld'

NEWS | Oct 4
Pop singer Miley Cyrus has released "Hands of Love," a song for the Ellen Page/ Julianne Moore release of "Freeheld."

'Freeheld' Director Peter Sollett in Conversation

ENTERTAINMENT | By Joel Martens | Oct 4
The Peter Sollett-Directed feature "Freeheld" is based on the Oscar-winning documentary of the same name by Cynthia Wade. Sollett chats about fortuitous timing and the making of the film.

Grant Hill, Renee Richards and Salesforce Earn Athlete Ally Awards

NEWS | By John Riley | Oct 4
Athlete Ally, the organization promoting LGBT inclusion in sports, has announced it will honor NBA star Grant Hill, tennis champion Renée Richards and cloud computing company Salesforce for their dedication to promoting LGBT equality.

Curran Events

ENTERTAINMENT | By Richard Dodds | Oct 4
The front of the theater is now splashed with Keith Haring-style graffiti glyphs, with an array of bright red shards pointing toward the stage-door alley on the left side of the building. Inside, the shows are going on.


Priest Gets Emotional Sendoff at Final Mass at Castro Church

LOCAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Oct 4
Laughter, tears, and warm embraces were in evidence last Sunday at Most Holy Redeemer, an inclusive Catholic congregation in the Castro, as a priest gave his final Mass after reportedly being told he could no longer celebrate the rite.


Some Enchanted Evening

MUSIC | By Philip Campbell | Oct 4
The Opening Gala of the San Francisco Symphony's 104th season has left some pleasant memories, a few unanswered questions, and perhaps most importantly, a confirmation of Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas as party host par excellence.


Chick-fil-A Opening NYC Outpost in National Push

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Oct 2
Chick-fil-A is opening an outpost in New York City on Saturday, marking a high-profile milestone in its push to become a bigger national player.


Google: What People Search for Most on Presidential Hopefuls

PERSONAL TECH | By David Bauder | Oct 1
Potential voters who take their curiosity about presidential candidates to Google are interested in Hillary Rodham Clinton's age, Jeb Bush's height, Chris Christie's weight, Donald Trump's net worth and Carly Fiorina's marital status.


Fashion Week SoCal

LA Fashion Week is an organization dedicated to raising the profile of fashion in the United States. They produce a unique, immersive and state- of-the-art fashion platform twice a year. Here's a glance...


Let's Travel to Chicago!

By Mike Halterman | Oct 4
Chicago is home to one of the largest and most thriving LGBT communities in the country. There are so many things to see and do in the Windy City; let me tell you about some of them.


On the Tab :: Oct. 1 - 8

Fall fun is ripening so sweetly, there's no need to add pumpkin spice. But you will, Blanche, you will.