Issue:  Vol. 46 / No. 25 / 23 June 2016

Film - Further reflections: Frameline 40 wraps up

The San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival's last four days offer a string of intense dramas, mostly focused on family life, both traditional and the new-fashioned LGBTQ kind. (read more)

Fine Arts - Photo finish: 'LGBTQ Chronicled'

From 1930s clandestine Mattachine Society meetings to the June 12 Castro candlelight vigil honoring the victims of the Orlando massacre, the 125 images in the new photography exhibit at the Harvey Milk Photo Center are a stunning chronicle of the LGBT movement in San Francisco. The exhibit, LGBTQ Chronicled: 1933-2016, includes the work of several dozen photographers... (read more)

Out There - Frameline strikes a pose

This year more than ever, we needed to be with our LGBTQ brothers and sisters at opening night of the San Francisco LGBTQ Film Festival. (read more)

Books - Manly health advice by Walt Whitman

I thought it would be somewhere between cute and cool to write in our Pride Issue about the newly discovered Walt Whitman articles that address, head-on, manliness. (read more)

Out & About - Rainbow connections

Thousands, millions strong, we and our allies celebrate this weekend. (read more)

Books - Hadrian & Antinous: Passion & mystery

The word "homosexuality" was coined by English writer Charles Gilbert Chaddock in 1892. (read more)

Music - Boy oh boys!

They're sexy, they're trained musicians, and they sing. (read more)

Theatre - Summer stages forecast: intriguing

Now that it's officially summer, maybe we're having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave. (read more)

Music - Psychological saga sung with passion

Second in the line-up of three powerful productions in the San Francisco Opera's summer season, Verdi's epic Don Carlo opened last Sunday... (read more)

Music - Unconditional love brings redemption

Czech composer Leos Janacek wrote some of the 20th century's greatest operas, yet many music-lovers are still unaware of his unique sound-world... (read more)

Books - Neon paradise

Written while the author worked at a motel in Austin, Texas, Drew Nellins Smith's provocative debut novel Arcade showcases the mystery, the taboo allure, and the... (read more)

Books - Pride 2016 reading list

19th-century literary heroine George Eliot (born Marian Evans) wrote Middlemarch and The Mill on the Floss under a male pseudonym in order... (read more)

Music - Pride 2016 playlist

Anybody who counts themselves as a Rufus Wainwright fan knew that we were going to lose him to opera sooner or later. (read more)

Film - Documentary finales

The San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival's finale has a slew of memorable documentaries, three of which I'm proud to recommend. (read more)

Books - Perplexing consolations

The most pressing question facing Abdellah Taia's second novel, Infidels, is whether the world is ready – that is, adult enough – for it. (read more)

Fine Arts - Emperors rule!

While the Asian Art Museum's new show, Emperors' Treasures: Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei, offers an opportunity to observe... (read more)

Books - Return to Antelope Valley

With the revelation that the shooter in the horrendous Orlando atrocity may have been a closeted homosexual, despite all the progress made... (read more)

DVD - Brideshead Revisited revisited

At the heart of Those People, the new DVD released by Wolfe Video, is a parable that begins the film. (read more)

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