Entertainment :: Culture

'Dancing Sondheim' :: New App for iPhone

By EDGE | Aug 23
"Dancing Sondheim" - a free App compiling 7 short dance movies by Richard Daniels using the music of Stephen Sondheim - will be released September 1, 2014.

American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky will sing the title role in San Francisco Opera's production of 'Norma'

Out There :: Classy People, Classy Art

By Roberto Friedman | Aug 23
When you hear the phrase "the ladies who lunch," do your thoughts automatically turn to Out There? No? Well, get a load of this...

#ALS #IceBucketChallenge :: The Hottest 15 Girls

By Valerie Suriano | Aug 22
We've seen the guys... now it's time for the hottest girls rocking the ALS ice bucket challenge!

UK Comic Challenges WBC to Protest in Iraq, Members Accept

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 22
Members of the Westboro Baptist Church have accepted an offer made by a British comedian, who challenged the "God Hates Fags" church to bring their protesting ways to Iraq.

San Francisco's Openhouse agency organized a panel to remember and honor gay community leader Jose Sarria on the first anniversary of his death. On the panel, Gerard Koskovich, left, from the GLBT Historical Society, tells of how Sarria's role has been overlooked by historians. Others on the panel, from left, are Galilea, friend and Absolute Empress XLI; friend Robbie Robinson; Juliet Demeter, project archivist at the GLBT Historical Society and archivist for the Jose Sarria Papers; Marlena, Absolute Empress XXV; and moderator Donna Sachet, Absolute Empress XXX

Sarria's Activism Recalled a Year After Death

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 22
Long before queer activists marched and chanted down the streets of San Francisco, Jose Sarria lived his life as an out, proud gay man.

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Watch: Gay-For-Pay Porn Actor Talks to Family About Career, Sexuality

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 22
Gay porn site Broke Straight Boys released a of a sort of documentary called "Diary of a Porn Star" that looks into the life of one of its models, Paul Canon, who is a gay-for-pay porn actor.

Joanie Pelzer poses with her dog Hubbell, a Chihuahua, in New York.

Pet-Friendly Dating Sites Match People and Pooches

By Sue Manning | Aug 22
On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships.

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The Peril of Pedigree Dogs

By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 20
Whether the huge bundle of fur that disguises the Old English sheepdog or the tiny Chihuahua that's more fashion accessory than pet, there's a dog for everyone. Sadly, though, not all dogs are created equal.

Fashion fights AIDS at Getting to Zero

Fashion for a Cause at Getting to Zero Guild of ASF Orange County

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 19
On August 21, Getting to Zero, the AIDS Services Foundation Orange County's newest guild, will hold its second fashion show in the Marc Pridmore Designs Studio.

So You Want to See Your Cartoon In 'The New Yorker?'

Aug 18
New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff lets 60 Minutes cameras into the weekly process of picking the magazine's famous cartoons. Morley Safer reports.