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The Naked Truth: How Stripping Down Built My Self-Confidence

Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha | Posted 08.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha

I had never experienced such freedom. I had never felt so proud about myself, my sexuality and my body, no matter how imperfect it is.

Mephistopheles in Your Living Room

Pamela Feinsilber | Posted 12.05.2014 | Arts
Pamela Feinsilber

If you've never seen an opera, this is an excellent way to begin: stretched out in a comfy chair instead of sitting upright with a hard-back seat in front of you; table with popcorn and beer at hand. Plus, you can stand up when it's not intermission.

Bondage and Leather and San Francisco Opera's Mephistopheles

Pamela Feinsilber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Pamela Feinsilber

I happened to mention Tracy's plans to someone and laughed, saying, "So she's going to experience the widest range of what San Francisco has to offer today." The woman arched an eyebrow and said to me, "Have you seen this opera?"

Controversy Brews Over Pride Festival's Dress Code: 'The 'Queer' Is Effectively Being Erased'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.11.2013 | Gay Voices

Texas LGBT activists are up in arms over an attempt to implement and enforce a dress code during this year's Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, more comm...

BEHOLD: The Nation's 'Sex Mecca'

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.19.2012 | San Francisco

Vice TV's New York-based sex show 'Slutever' took a trip to San Francisco on Friday, dubbing our fair city the "sex mecca." "I heard through the I...

LOOK: Folsom Street Fair Was A Naughty Spectacle

Posted 09.24.2012 | San Francisco

The Folsom Street Fair has a rich history in San Francisco. The state of California's third largest single-day outdoor spectator event (yes, you re...

Bondage, Banjos and Deepak Chopra: How to Fight Evil in San Franscisco

Zachary Ehren | Posted 01.30.2012 | San Francisco
Zachary Ehren

For years I had fallen victim to Boredom. Many have already suffered by the sadistic torments of his evil-doings. Luckily I moved to city full of superheroes that are fully prepared to battle Boredom at every step.

PHOTOS: Submit Your Sauciest Pics From Folsom Street Fair

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.26.2011 | San Francisco

There may not have been sun. But there was enough skin to make a nude beach-goer blush. (SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS) On Sunday, 700 volunteers and ...

Nudists Stage Castro Protest

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.25.2011 | San Francisco

Sitting high atop the list of things San Franciscans love are protests and public nudity. A recent law proposed by Supervisor Scott Weiner restric...

This Month on In The Life, An Order of Gay 'Nuns' Promote Human Rights and Joy

Eleanor Moonier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eleanor Moonier

Since their first appearance in San Francisco on Easter Sunday in 1979, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have used the power of parody to expose the forces of bigotry, complacency, and guilt.