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Margaret Cho is Back Helping San Francisco’s Homeless & Making a Documentary About It #BeRobin

Margaret Cho is Back Helping San Francisco’s Homeless & Making a Documentary About It #BeRobin

    We posted back in November when Margaret Cho hit to the street, busking, to help bring funds and much needed awareness to San Francisco’s epic homeless problem (See video below). Cho’s movement has it’s own hashtag #BeRobin, where she has emotionally stated about Robin Williams death, “that many people did not know what


SF Comics Fest Puts Out a Call for Artists! | May 2015

From the SF Comics Fest website: The San Francisco Comics Fest wants Bay Area artists to help promote us in our inaugural year. Join them! We’re looking for illustrations that convey the vibrancy and diversity of the San Francisco comics scene, past and present, to use on the SF Comics Fest website and in promotional materials

SF Event Picks of the Week: The Chew Toys, James Panther, Homophonic Returns with Brontez Purnell & More!

Because the internet is a cluster fuck of too much information, each week Accidental Bear will pick it’s top events  of that week not to miss. Want your event posted? Send us an email to accidentalbear@gmail.com For the moment this will just be for San Francisco and Bay Area events. Thursday March 26th Queercore Band


MASSIVE: Gay Erotic Manga at Books Inc. in The Castro, San Francisco

  Join Books Inc. in The Castro for a celebration of Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It with legendary gay cartoonist Jiraiya and author / editors Anne Ishii and Graham Kolbeins! About Massive: Big, burly, lascivious, and soft around the edges: welcome to the hypermasculine world of Japanese gay manga. Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It is the

(L to R)  Lisa McHenry, Noah Haydon, Michael Soldier (back row)
Birdie-Bob Watt, Bruna Palmeiro (front row)
in Thrillpeddlers' Jewels of Paris. 
Photo by David Wilson.

SF | “Jewels of Paris” A Revolutionary New Musical Revue | March 12 – May 2, 2015

Press Release reads: Thrillpeddlers takes pleasure in announcing the premiere show for the 2015 Season, JEWELS OF PARIS, a celebration of Paris in song and spectacle featuring music by master composer Scrumbly Koldewyn opening Thurs. March 19, 2015 (previews March 12, 13 & 14.). Inspired by the artistic revolution erupting in Paris nearly a century

Jose A Guzman Colon Photography

San Francisco | Tammie Brown in “Lip-synch Suicide” | First Ever Solo Show Tuesday Night!

Photo above by Jose A Guzman Colon Photography Not to be missed San Francisco! Tammie Brown, one of the biggest stars and most creative talents to ever have come out of RuPaul Drag Race is hitting the stage at the SF Oasis on March 17th, 2 shows only! Come out and support this unique babe! Tammie


“Castro Cares” Brings Services to San Francisco’s Castro/Upper Market Area

Im thrilled to bring some fantastic news. San Francisco has just rolled out a new program, Castro Cares, after much preparations, but to get it’s feet rooted, it still needs a little nudge. “Castro Cares, the local community based initiative to increase the quality of life for those at risk living on the street and for


Sui Generis’ 5 Top Fashion Picks of the Week! Jackets, Coats & Windbreakers Oh My!

  Above: Black Bomber Jacket by 3.1 PHILLIP LIM.  Cotton blend body with gold metallic striped ribbing at neck, base and cuffs.  Real Lambskin yoke front, back and down shoulders.  Center front 2 way metal zipper. Find jacket HERE online. Posted are 5 must have jackets picked by San Francisco men’s stylist at Sui Generis.   This

This funduscopic image reveals the effects of late neuro-ocular syphilis on the optic disk and retina. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Ocular Syphilis In San Francisco And Other West Coast Cities Increasing

CBS Local News reports: SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)  — Health officials in California are warning primary care and eye doctors to be on the lookout for ocular syphilis, as clusters of the disease hit San Francisco and other West Coast cities. Ocular syphilis is a sexually-transmitted disease that can cause blindness. Symptoms included eye pain, seeing

A preliminary drawing for Eagle Plaza on 12th Street shows trees, seating, and other amenities. Photo: Courtesy Gehl Studio

Gay Leather Park Planned For San Francisco in SOMA

Say what? Bay Area Reporter reports: A leather-themed public plaza would be built on the roadway outside the Eagle bar in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood under a proposal backed by the developer of a new mixed-use housing and retail development. The plan would turn a block of 12th Street, between Harrison and Bernice,

Loveball San Francisco | Re-imagination of Ball Culture Benefitting LGBTQ Non-profit

  The House Of Love Presents – Loveball San Francisco Edition A night of creative expression, love, and harmonious decadence, via a re-imagination of ball culture (Paris Is Burning), with proceeds going to the LGBTQ non-profit, Openhouse.  FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Where – Oasis 298 11th Street, San Francisco, CA 94114 When – Friday, February 27,


David | Menswear Stylist/ Babe Photographed by Mike Enders

Model: David | Stylist at San Francisco’s men’s store Sui Generis Photographer : Mike Enders | Facebook Clothes borrowed from Sui Generis | suigenerisconsignment.com Location: Lower Haight, San Francisco, CA


San Francisco Gallery Discovers Rare Double-Sided Gustav Klimt Drawing

San Francisco-based art gallery, Lost Art Salon, is pleased to announce the discovery of a previously unknown, double-sided Gustav Klimt drawing. This previously unseen drawing will be featured in an upcoming exhibition at the gallery, “Time Capsule: A Lost Klimt and Other Viennese Treasures”, as well as in the forthcoming Supplement Volume of the Catalogue Raisonne


Accidental Bear Talent Search! | Debuting New Live Music & Variety Show Feb 19th in San Francisco

Got talent? Be sure to check out the new monthly live music and variety show in San Francisco! Accidental Bear Website will producing a monthly event to create a platform for musicians, artists, performers to be seen and heard and get their voices out there to the world. The focus will be on live music, but all


Jello Biafra and Guest Bob Mould to DJ at SF Eagle Feb 13th |”Incredibly Strange Dance Party”

Be there are be square. Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys) Dj Set and Guest DJ Bob Mould (Husker Du, Sugar, Blowoff) 2 Legends 1 Infamous Night At the SF Eagle 9pm to 2am Facebook Event Page  That’s all you really need to know.


Polyglamorous | New San Francisco Party Wants You to Dance, Kiss, Repeat | Video Trailer

Introducing a new San Francisco part Polyglamorous: DANCE. KISS. REPEAT. They’ll be serving the beats and boys you’ve been looking for at a new monthly in San Francisco. An underground vibe you can’t miss in the heart of soma. Come one, come all, come Polyglamorous. FIRST FRIDAYS- SF OASIS FEB 6th DJs – Nark (Bottom Forty,


San Francisco | Dickslap Hits Town This Weekend! Feat. Riff-Raff & Doc Sleep | Hosted by Jem, Kelly Lovemonster & boy_friend

DICKSLAP! A let loose scenario for boys and girls and more boys… a wonderland full of free beard rubs, slick hands and magical dancing gogo men, where the jello shots go down easy and the sounds of the discotheque parade around and intoxicate you until you finally wake up from the dream, potentially next to

SF’s Pound Puppy New Video Promo Will Make You Wag Your Tail or Scream Beastiality| Watch Video

I can’t wait to see the comments on this new video promo from San Francisco nightclub Pound Puppy. Pound Puppy presents: PUPPY LOVE w/ residents Taco Tuesday and Kevin O’Connor Featuring Conor (No Way Back) and Carrie on Disco (Pound Puppy, General FIERCENESS) Valentines Day Feb 14th 2014 @SF EAGLE A valentine limerick from your


SF |”The Homecoming Queen’s Got A Musical” with Julie Brown, Drew Droege, Sam Pancake & More | SF Sketchfest 2015

 Get on this people before tickets sell out! Saturday January 24, 2015 7:00pm – 9:00pm Brava Theater Center (2781 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110) Julie Brown’s ‘The Homecoming Queen’s Got A Musical’ with Julie Brown, Drew Droege, Sam Pancake, Craig Taggart, Chris Pudlo, Jaci Pund, Cole Gerdes, Natalie Lander, Beth Crosby and Marsian De Lellis.

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Booming SF Company Yarness Talks with Mike Enders | New Products, Pop-Up Shop and Company Growth | Video

San Francisco company Yarness has been popping up all over the internet and making unforgettable appearances at recent street fairs. Mike Enders sat down with the men behind the yarn to get the scoop. Enders showered them with questions in the fun video interview below. Yarness are excited for their Pop-Up shop happening tonight, Friday Dec 5th


San Francisco | Jackie Beat: “On Ice!” Ebola, Isis, Drag Race… This Christmas, Drag is Dead | Dec 18th

  JACKIE BEAT: “ON ICE!” Ebola, ISIS, DRAG RACE… THIS CHRISTMAS, DRAG IS DEAD. Drag Legend Jackie Beat brings her ANNUAL HOLIDAY SHOW to The HistoricVerdiClubforaONE-NIGHT-ONLY. A tasteless casserole of classics with plenty of naughty new nuggets thrown in! Join world-famous, larger-than-life drag superstar JACKIE BEAT for her annual holiday show, a tasteless casserole of classics


Hot Cop of Castro Models for SF Company Blade + Blue to Raise Money for the Officer Down Memorial Fund

Officer Chris Kohrs, better known as the Hot Cop of the Castro in San Francisco, has teamed up with local men’s clothing company Blade + Blue. Officer Kohrs has put his good looks to use and is  the new face of Blade + Blue in this new shoot. All money raised from collaboration and model


Studly SF Personal Trainer Pablo Schmidt-Escobar Photographed by Mike Enders

    As always, photo-shoots with me are more like play dates. In this shoot, San Francisco Personal Trainer, Pablo Schmidt-Escobar  and I worked out, took pics and laughed our asses off. Pablo is gaining the reputation as the Bay Area’s #1 Goth Trainer. Check out those socks he’s got on from the company called Actual


Cirque du Soleil Has Arrived in San Francisco | “KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities™” Opens at AT&T Park November 14, 2014

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’S TRADEMARK BLUE-AND-YELLOW BIG TOP HAS ARRIVED IN SAN FRANCISCO!    KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities™ OPENS AT AT&T PARK ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14 Seeing is disbelieving. Tickets for all performances on sale now! Cirque du Soleil has arrived in San Francisco and is in complete set-up mode in preparation for the November 14th U.S. premiere of its


San Francisco | The Kinsey Sicks Present the Holiday Spectacular, “Oy Vey in a Manger” | Dec 13, 2014 at the Castro Theatre

  The Kinsey Sicks present the unforgettable holiday spectacular, Oy Vey in a Manger in San Francisco homecoming performance.   One-night-only performance will serve as send-off performance for The Kinsey Sicks founding member, Irwin Keller     The Kinsey Sicks, America’s Favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet, return to San Francisco after a sold-out engagement in 2013, for a one-night-only


A Few Good Men, Women & Bands from Folsom Street Fair 2014 | Loads of Photos (NSFW)

 So much to feast your eyes on, or to sink your teeth into during  Folsom Street Fair (2014). Have a taste of what you may have missed below. All photographs taken by Mike Enders


Kyle & Kyle in the Woods | Photographed by Mike Enders

After wrapping up a recent shoot I did for James Anthony Apparel (SEE HERE), I wanted to take advantage of my time with the models Kyle and Kyle and snapped these shots. Nature and men are two of my favorite things. Men in nature = easy to find magic. These two Kyles met just this

San Francisco| Sui Generis to Have One Day Pop-Up Store this Saturday in the Mission

    Details: Sui Generis Designer Consignment Men’s and Women’s Mission Pop-Up One Day only, One of a kind items September 13th, 2014 11am – 5pm At The New Asterisk 3156 24th Street, San Francisco The New Asterisk – www.tnamag.com Sui Generis Consignment – www.suigenerisconsignment.com Sui Generis is a Men’s and Women’s designer consignment company with its


Italian Selvedge Denim from San Francisco’s Taylor Stitch

Must have! “After hearing rumours of some shuttle looms kicking around in Italy, the folks at Taylor Stitch decided to put these beautiful, rare machines to good use. With this mission resulting in a hefty 14.75 oz denim, the boys have produced two models, the democratic fit and the slim fit, offered in black or indigo options.


New SF Web Series “Read the Signs” | A Road-Sign Guide to Sex Feat. Luke Anthony & Heklina

I wanted to introduce you all to the new San Francisco based web series Read the Signs. SHORT SYNOPSIS: Diagnosed with the sleep-sex disorder sexsomnia seems like the perfect excuse for Jack’s pursuit of happiness in the bedroom. That is until his wife organizes couples therapy with a kinky feminist psychiatrist, his panty-wearing best friend tries


San Francisco |Varla Jean Merman to Make Her Feinstein’s at the Nikko Debut!

The purported love child of Ethel Merman and Ernest Borgnine, Varla Jean Merman makes her long awaited return to San Francisco for her debut at Feinstein’s at the Nikko for three performances only – Friday, October 3 (8 p.m.), Saturday, October 4 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, October 5 (7 p.m.).  Varla Jean, aka Jeffery Roberson, unveils a show of hilarious


SF’s Magnet Presents |Peter Berlin Photographer / Porn Star / Gay Icon Solo Exhibition of Photographs | October 1 – 31, 2014

San Francisco’s Magnet presents… PETER BERLIN PHOTOGRAPHER / PORN STAR / GAY ICON Solo Exhibition of Photographs Curated by Eric Smith and Mark Garrett October 1 – 31, 2014 Magnet – 4122 18th St. (at Castro St.) in SF 94114 Opening Reception: Fri., Oct. 3, 2014 – 8:00 – 10:00 pm www.magnetsf.org  Event Facebook Page


San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus kicks-off its 37th Season at Crescendo – Brunch with the Boys!

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) announced Crescendo, the annual season preview event that kicks-off the 37th season, on Sunday, September 28, 2014, from 12 – 3 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel (757 Market Street, San Francisco).  The Sunday brunch includes a preview of selections from the upcoming season, which will feature concerts that provide a musical journey that is equal parts


Win Passes to an Advance Screening of “Love Is Strange” in San Francisco on Aug 10th!

Win passes to an advance screening of Love Is Strange in San Francisco on August 10th.   We are excited for San Francisco to be chosen as one of the few cities to show an advance screening of the much anticipated Ira Sachs film, “Love is Strange.” Accidental Bear has 20 seats (10 pairs) to give away,


Play Date With Jason at San Francisco’s Embarcadero: Photos by Mike Enders

  The beauteous San Francisco’s Embarcadero is the back drop  for my newest photo shoot. I love the area for its fusion of people from all of the world. So I dragged a foxy man there to stir up the pot. Jason Johnson moved to SF about 2.5 years ago from Colorado. Little did I

Watch: A Visit with the SF Tsunami Water Polo Team Who Have Their Eyes on the 2014 Gay Games in Cleveland

  Mike Enders from Accidental Bear Website visits with the San Francisco Tsunami Water Polo Team on the night of the beginners clinic. Much fun was had as you will see in the video below. The team is now training to participate in the Gay Games 2014 in Cleveland this Aug 9 – 16. Find

Off the Grid San Francisco’s Triple Truck T-shirt Hand-Drawn Illustration by Bay Area Cartoonist & Muralist Sirron Norris

      San Francisco Love! Off the Grid is proud to present our exclusive Triple Truck t-shirt. This limited quantity t-shirt features a hand-drawn illustration by Bay Area cartoonist and muralist Sirron Norris. Sirron’s signature characters represent the power of activating a space to create a shared food experience connecting communities and small businesses. Off

Bathtub Interview with Bright Light Bright Light: New EP, DJing Dickslap, Slow Knights, Jake Shears and Much More!

  We do love our men from London! Especially when they are packaged with amazing vocals, thoughtful lyrics and cute as a button. This week, Rod Tomas of Bright Light Bright Light, jumps in the bathtub with Mike Enders for a quick catch-up conversation. Enders digs into Rod about his new EP “In Your Care,”

SF! Hi Fashion and Bright Light Bright Light Play Live Thursday Night at Cafe Du Nord

This is one hot ticket! An intimate night of fantastic music! Hi Fashion featuring Bright Light Bright Light Thursday, Dec 05, 2013 8:00 PM PST (7:00 PM Doors/Show: 8:00pm ) Cafe Du Nord, San Francisco, CA Cafe Du Nord 2174 Market St, San Francisco, California 94114 Tix: $12.50 door/$10.00 advance HERE Hi Fashion: The eclectic musical duo HI FASHION first crossed


Alaska Thunderf*ck and Jackie Beat Will Be Taking Over San Francisco this X-Mas Season!

JACKIE BEAT O HOLY HELL! What:  Jackie Beat’s O Holy Hell! When: December 22nd 7PM and 9PM Where: Rebel 1760 Market Street, San Francisco How: www.brownpapertickets.com $26 General Admission  Show Description: “A crabby alternative to Christmas cheer… An oasis of bile in a season of sappy sentiment.” — Time Out JACKIE BEAT, everyone’s favorite Grinch, returns to SF