Entertainment :: Culture

Actors Paul Rudd, from left, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly and Corey Stoll, cast members in the upcoming Marvel film "Ant-Man," take part in the Marvel panel at Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in San Diego

@ Comic-Con :: Saturday

Jul 27
Read who was at Comic-Con on Saturday... and what they said.

Gay Games IX :: So Many Reasons to Go

By Thom Senzee | Jul 27
The Gay Games are just about as big as the International Olympics in terms of the number of athletic participants the events draw, say organizers. They've also had a huge impact on the lives of those in the LGBT community.

Crist Crow is painted at Columbus Circle as body-painting artists gathered to decorate nude models as part of an event featuring artist Andy Golub, Saturday, July 26, 2014, in New York

Nude Models, Artists Take To New York City Streets

Jul 26
Artists in Manhattan painted the bodies of 40 nude models on Saturday, turning the Columbus Circle entrance to Central Park into an outdoor celebration of the human form.

Pedro Pascal and from left, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Gwendoline Christie attend the "Game of Thrones" panel on Day 2 of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 25, 2014, in San Diego

Who Was @ Comic-Con 2014 on Friday?

Jul 26
New faces revealed for next "Game of Thrones;" "Walking Dead" previews trailer;

Providing Living Wage Jobs: It's Not Rocket Science... Is It?

By William E. Kelly | Jul 26
As a civilization based on common and basic needs, there must be realistic compromise as to who is responsible, as well as when and how those responsibilities are met.

"Barihunk" tenor Jonathan Blalock appeared as Lazaro in composer Jorge Martin's 'Before Night Falls.'

Out There :: Another Barihunk Sighting

By Roberto Friedman | Jul 26
Tenor Jonathan Blalock is acclaimed for his work in 20th & 21st-century opera, including world premieres of "The Secret Agent" and "Before Night Falls." The Barihunks blog awarded "hunkentenor" Blalock a Barihunks Calendar Grant for his career.

Sherilyn Adams, center, executive director of Larkin Street Youth Services, makes a point during a panel discussion on the myth of gay affluence. She was joined on the panel by Bevan Dufty, left, director of the city's Housing Opportunity, Partnerships and Engagement office, and Gary J. Gates, Ph.D., Williams Distinguished Scholar, the Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law.

Panel Debunks Stereotype of LGBT Affluence

By Jim E. Winburn | Jul 26
The myth of gay affluence serves as a harmful exaggeration, according to speakers of a recent Horizons Foundation panel discussion hosted at Merrill Lynch Private Bank.

Andreja Pejic

Popular Androgynous Model Comes Out as Trans

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
Andreja Pejic, an Australian model who first made international headlines as Andrej Pejic in 2010 for an androgynous look, announced Thursday night she is transgender.

'Dickstart' :: Kickstart 'World's Biggest Dick Drawing'

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 24
You can now help fund the world's largest dick drawing. Thanks Kickstarter!

Beer and bondage at the 2012 fair

'Up Your Alley' Re-Kinkifies SoMa

By Race Bannon | Jul 24
With the quickly approaching Up Your Alley street fair and the vast array of related events that take place around the same time, San Francisco is poised to yet again celebrate the leather and kinky among us in a truly special way.