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Gay Code: How Overt Labels Still Hinder Any Progress in LGBTQ Spaces

Half of our amazing staff is LGBTQ and we love it, what we don’t love is the code words inner circle LGBTQ use to define their space. Much like our past posts on femininity and bi-curiousness, let’s have a chat about the enigma of “fabulous” shepards words.  What do I love about being a Queer […]

Happy National Donut Day: Six Bay Area Donut Spots To Satiate Your Sweet Tooth

In a city booming with fried decadence, there’s still something so special about doughnuts (donuts)? So what better way than to eat all the fried moments on this gorgeous “holiday.” Plus, on a Friday. It’s time to get wild. Which one was your favorite to eat? Photo via Yelp Dynamo Donut Boasting two locations in […]

Top 10 Newcomer and OG Restaurants From May

During the pandemic, our beloved dining and drink communities continue to struggle to survive, so my dining column includes takeout/delivery as well as indoor and outdoor dining standouts. I have vetted, visited, and/or ordered directly from each place, recommending standouts from each:  Newcomers View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Tailor's Son […]

A Pride History Lesson: What Made San Francisco Gay?

To ask this question is to receive a series of uneasy answers; shaky responses guided by misconstrued information and misplaced dates. A few names get barked out without much elaboration, and answers start to take the tone of questions themselves. Of course, credit is given to certain names engrained in San Francisco’s history: Harvey Milk, […]

Bouquets to Art Exhibit Returns to de Young Museum, Adding a Virtual Tour for the First Time Ever

Ever wanted to see art come to life? De Young has you covered this summer with floral magic you can feel from the comfort of your own couch. If you haven’t visited the de Young Museum yet, now is your chance. For just one week this summer, the fine arts museum is bringing back one […]

Maisa Mumtaz Is Making Fashion More Sustainable: Consciously Aims to Unravel the Wrongdoings of Fast Fashion

The term “sustainability” can mean so many different things to people, and entrepreneur Maisa Mumtaz knows it. From eco-friendly to fair trade, the trailblazer has encapsulated every aspect of sustainable fashion in her fresh new marketplace platform, Consciously, where fast fashion is anything but welcome. Bright, driven, and eager to make a change in the […]

Three Cannabis Farms Talk Regenerative Growing As A Family in Northern California

Growing cannabis has become an entire operation for the past five years of its legality in California—but those particularly positioned in the Emerald Triangle have had the unique experience of growing particularly special leaf. But what is the Emerald Triangle you may be asking, well I’m happy you did. The Emerald Triangle (farms residing in […]

Oaklash Comes Back with 50 Hours of Nonstop Drag Content

You can’t keep a good queer down, especially during a time like no other in a pandemic. Though this year over one hundred drag kings, queens, and queer performers from the Bay Area and beyond will perform online for the fourth annual Oaklash Drag & Queer Performance Festival. Organized by the powerhouse duo, Beatrix LaHaine […]

TEXTILEHAUS On Building A Fine Art Piece Through Fabric Techniques

TEXTILEHAUS is a brand built on meticulous technique but for founder Anastasiya Yatsuk, being able to create TEXTILEHAUS, especially in San Francisco, is all for her.  A brand that has been built off her personal life and affinities, Yatsuk is coming into her own as she takes the brand from personal pleasure to cult beloved […]

I Don’t Want To Eat Because Ultimately I Don’t Have The Money

I don’t blame the city—we live in a capitalist society that makes or breaks a person’s will / bank account. So where did I find the middle? I just didn’t eat. Where budget planning goes way way way wrong—I used my excuse of living “in one of the most expensive cities in the world” to […]

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