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San Francisco’s Oldest Gay Bar, The Stud, Was Given a Lifeless Beige Paint Job Following Its Closure

Last month, locals and tourists alike were saddened to hear that The Stud SF, San Francisco’s oldest gay bar and a beloved part of the city’s SoMa neighborhood, would be joining the list of permanent bar closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. And while the public has seemingly come to[…]

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Highlighting the Power of Queer Cinema: the 2020 Frameline44 Pride Showcase

Founded in 1977, the Frameline Film Festival (aka San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival) is the oldest and most widely recognized LGBTQ film festival in the world. This year, the Frameline44 Pride Showcase is being offered digitally from June 25—28, and features 16 original programs from around the world. Here[…]

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Two Previously Unavailable Gay Erotic Cinema Classics Are Being Restored and Re-Released

Next up as part the ongoing project to restore and re-release the work of Bressan are two gay adult films, ‘Passing Strangers’ and ‘Forbidden Letters.’

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‘Stand Up, Fight Back’: A Brief Timeline of the Violent Fight for LGBTQ Rights

When it comes to queer riots, Stonewall is hardly the only one that made history! For the last 60 years, LGBTQ people have been raising hell and fighting back against abusive cops. Whether resisting violent police raids or demanding action from callous Republican officials, some of the community’s most important[…]

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