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Whiskey Waxing Competition: Beard & Mustache Extravaganza in San Francisco’s North Beach 8/15

Accidental Bear’s Mike Enders will be one of the three judges Monday evening for the competition portion of the evening. Not to be missed.    Live Barbershop Quartet!!! At Comstock Saloon Monday August 15, 2011 7 PM Registration 8 PM Competition FACEBOOK PAGE Welcome to the 2011 Whiskey Waxing Beard & Mustache Competition. Whiskey Waxing […]

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Beardy Wonder Defends his National Scrabble Champion Title

There you have it. With a beard comes wisdom, with wisdom comes a beard. End of story. Or should I have come up with a longer word for this piece on the bearded wonder Scrabble champion? photo source:Patricia Hocker/PR NEWSWIRENigel Richards successfully defended his National Scrabble Championship title in Dallas, winning a $10,000 first prize. […]

Queer News

Does the Law Allow Jurors to be Dismissed for Being Gay?

Wow, this would be great, then I could stop playing crazy, unstable and a tear producing fool to get out of my duty. AB A lesbian was allegedly kicked off a jury because of her orientation, and now lawyers are arguing to a federal appeals court that it should never happen again, the Los Angeles Timesreports. […]

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What is Your Spirit Animal? Whisker Wars Coming Soon: Aug 5th (VIDEO)

A docu-comedy set in the world of competitive facial hair growing. Following a group of men as they travel the country in search of top honors in a host of competitions, from the National Beard and Mustache Championship in Bend, OR to the World Competition in Norway. With Germany the reigning champion, over 80 local […]

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Hairy Men and Hard Alcohol: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Whiskey Waxing Event

This week artist Walter Green takes the helm of Drawing Crowds. Jay Sacher, the column’s originator, has moved onto greener pastures back East. He will be missed! To kick things off, Drawing Crowds bravely waded into a gathering of hirsute men (and the people who love them) having their facial hair massaged into wacky shapes […]

Queer News

News Briefs: ‘HE-SHE FREAK,' Brown’s Anti-Gay Views, Pelosi to Bachmann, Sept. Arguments in Prop. 8 Case

Trevor’s David McFarland On Teen Suicides In Anoka-Hennepin School District Civil rights organizations are pushing district to address suicide epidemic. Anti-gay groups accused of fueling & ignoring crisis. Thomas Roberts talks with David McFarland from The Trevor Project. Pelosi to Bachmann: Address the Teen Suicides in Your District Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann’s failure to address a […]

Fashion

Golden Bear for Unionmade Seals Stadium Jacket

If you never lettered in any sport in high school, you are only half the loser your dad told you, you were. You can now by one of these awesome Stadium jackets and role play high school jock with your boyfriend or girlfriend. AB Unionmade’s Seals Stadium jacket, manufactured by SF locals Golden Bear, draws […]

Fashion

Tattoo Model Alert: Beautiful Ful Men’s Collection Autumn/Winter 2011

Punk dress up day or punk-young-professional? Yes, that’s Beautiful Ful (one l) Men’s Collection. Los Angeles based, Beautiful Ful looks to bring classic looks of menswear in line with the California ideals. While this is not always a match made perfect, the collection for Autumn 2011 does offer a few garments that may lead you to examine […]

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Timber! T-shirts: Only 161 Days until Christmas

the t-shirts… TIMBER! t-shirts are hand-drawn and hand-screened in a garage in California. All shirts are made in the USA. www.timberpreservationsociety.com the beginning… In early 2006, artist and six year screenprinter, Chad Eaton, drew a lumberjack line drawing and printed it on a few t-shirts for his own amusement. Friends began asking for them. Friends […]

Queer News

R.I.P. Betty Ford

RIP: Former First Lady Betty Ford, wife of the late former president Gerald Ford, has passed away this afternoon in her Rancho Mirage home. She was 93. Ford, whose personal struggles with alcoholism led her to co-found the Betty Ford Center, a California-based chemical dependency recovery hospital, dedicated her life to public service and social activism. For her work, […]

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Sen. Mark Leno: Excluding LGBT Americans From Textbooks Is Censoring History

California lawmakers ok bill to add LGBT figures to history textbooks. Thomas Roberts talks with state senator Mark Leno who introduced the bill. Not teaching our children about LGBT members in history who have fought for civil rights for all would be given them a handicap in life. Half- truths about history is never a […]

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State Assembly Passes Fair Education Act Authored by Senator Mark Leno

This is a big deal people! Sacramento – Today, the California State Assembly in a 49-25 vote passed a bill that would require schools to fairly and accurately portray the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights movement and the historic contributions of the diverse LGBT community in social science instruction. The Fair, Accurate, […]

Art

Melissa Haslam “Kigurumi”| Unveiled July 15th, 2011

On July 15, 2011 LeBasse Projects will unveil the first major solo exhibition from Australian artist Melissa Haslam. Haslam, who has shown in group shows throughout the United States, will share paintings exploring her fascination with the Kigurumi seen. Participants in Kigurumi fashion themselves as living stuffed animals, wearing what they call “disguised pajamas.” Haslam, […]

Fashion

Baxter of California for Unionmade KML Candle | SF CA Localism

Invoking the warm embers of a glowing camp fire, the “KML” candle by Baxter of California for Unionmade is a bold blend of Cedar and Sandlewood moderated with Guiacwood Oil. A true collaborative effort, the “KML”candle was conceived in tandem by J.P. Mastey, President BAXTER OF CALIFORNIA and Todd Barket founder of UNIONMADE. Housed in a sophisticated […]

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Adam Kimmel Spring/Summer 2012 Runway

Clothes tell stories. They say thing like, “Hi, I’m a junkie whore” or “Hi, I want to look like a just crawled out of bed but I spent 2 hours getting ready.” Adam Kimmels’s Spring/Summer 2012 looks tells me that the wearer might be a surfer boy who was told by his girlfriend that he […]

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For those Inclined, RuPaul Will be at Amoeba San Francisco 6/11

RuPaul, the hit recording artist, television star, and author, will be signing copies of her new album, Glamazon, at Amoeba San Francisco (1855 Haight Street) this weekend on Saturday, June 11th. Purchase Glamazon at the store and receive a pass to attend this special signing event (space is limited – while they last). The CD signing begins […]

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New Social Science Textbooks to Include a Study of the Role and Contributions of LGBT Americans

  California lawmakers fight over bill to teach students about gay people’s contributions By Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times Reporting from Sacramento — As the battle over same-sex marriage makes its way through California’s courts, another gay rights fight is smoldering in the Legislature. Democratic lawmakers have revived a plan to require state schools to […]