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Armistead Maupin

The Marriage Book Is 560 Pages of Wisdom, Wit, Stories and Even Some Good Advice

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.17.2015 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

The subject of Lisa Grunwald and Stephen Adler's book is marriage, which may be why it fills 560 pages and weighs 3.7 pounds. "You won't able to put down," someone said. That was one buffed reader. Me, I could barely pick it up.

Dame Edna on Fame, the Prostate Olympics and Her Glorious Goodbye

Greg Archer | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Dame Edna Everage's "possums" near and far might be fretting over the news that the savage, self-proclaimed international superstar is taking a bow after her current U.S. tour fades to black next month.

Through the 'Looking' Glass

Emillio Mesa | Posted 03.11.2015 | San Francisco
Emillio Mesa

"I'm not strange, weird, off, nor crazy, my reality is just different from yours," is a line from Lewis Carroll's sequel to "Alice in Wonderland." Earlier this week, at the historic Castro Theatre, that line came to life through HBO's premiere for "Looking." The world premiere showcased the first two half-hour episodes of the ten-part, second season

10 Things You Need to Know About the 16th Annual Out & Equal Workplace Summit

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 12.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

The 16th annual Out & Equal Workplace Summit takes place for the first time in San Francisco November 3rd through 6th at the Moscone Center West. Here are 10 things you need to know about it.

10 Things I Didn't Know About Clay Aiken

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.27.2014 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Clay Aiken was in San Francisco fundraising for his run for North Carolina's 2nd Congressional district. Here are 10 things I learned about him: ...

Essential Summer Reading

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 08.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Savas Abadsidis

No less than legendary gay writer Armistead Maupin suggested that I read These Things Happen by Richard Kramer. When Mr. Maupin suggests, you read. I was quite simply blown away.

Armistead Maupin: The Man Who Wrote the Quintessential San Francisco Novel -- On a Newspaper Deadline

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 04.06.2014 | Books
Barbara Falconer Newhall

Armistead Maupin's assignment was to show up at the offices of the San Francisco Chronicle every weekday morning and produce seven hundred words, give or take. But Army's job was not to report the story. It was to make it up.

PHOTOS: Iconic Author's Home Hits The Market

Sarah Medina | Posted 07.24.2012 | San Francisco

Plenty of tears have been shed over the news that iconic San Francisco writer Armistead Maupin will be leaving our fair city for the desert climate of...

Armistead Maupin Is Leaving San Francisco: Our City Just Lost A Legend (PHOTOS)

Carly Schwartz | Posted 08.21.2012 | San Francisco
Carly Schwartz

After more than 40 years here, Armistead Maupin packing up his Labradoodle and moving to Santa Fe with his husband. And I'm staying in town, left with nothing but a stack of his dusty books from the Chinatown library, five years' worth of late fees, and dozens of unanswered interview requests to both his agent and his personal email address.

Michelangelo Signorile

Prominent LGBT Figures Offer Their Predictions And Hopes For 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 01.10.2012 | Gay Voices

As the new year begins, prominent LGBT figures are sharing their predictions and hopes for 2012 with HuffPost Gay Voices. I couldn't agree more wi...

Will the Tales of the City Musical Leave Behind a Legacy in San Francisco?

Greg Archer | Posted 09.18.2011 | San Francisco
Greg Archer

These are certainly wonderful times for Armistead Maupin -- and imagine the tales he'll be telling a year from now.

A.C.T. Unveils a New Musical: Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City

George Heymont | Posted 08.09.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

For many young LGBT men and women, Tales of the City opened up a window onto a whole new world of possibilities for them to consider. If Mary Ann Singleton could leave Cleveland and reinvent herself in San Francisco, so could they.

Australia Not Homophobic Despite Insult, Says US Author Armistead Maupin

Herald Sun | Geoff Easdown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

AMERICAN author and gay rights activist Armistead Maupin says he has never felt more welcomed by a country, despite his partner being the target of ho...

Armistead Maupin on Harvey Milk's Last Love

Andy Towle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Towle

We couldn't be more pleased to feature two excerpts from the just published MILK: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF HARVEY MILK. Tomorrow, one by Milk screenwrit...