Back when I was a young girl, we didn’t have fancy things like condom paperweights. We grew our own food. We walked to school. Barefoot. Uphill both ways. And we carried our goddamned condoms in our pockets. Like normal people. Read more »
Guardian reporter Sarah Phelan reports from City Hall that the Board of Supervisors has voted 8-3 (with supervisors Michela Alioto-Pier, Sean Elsbernd and Carmen Chu in dissent) to reject the reappointment of Ryan Brooks to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. But in a surprising and inexplicable move, Sup. Chris Daly flipped his vote on the reappointment of Dick Sklar, providing the swing vote in favor of the nominee of Mayor Gavin Newsom. Read more »
I don't what's going on, but I've been hearing about break-ins happening to bands more and more over the past few months. The latest? SF darlings Diego's Umbrella. Here's the story, and how you can help, in their own words:
"Hello everybody, Unfortunately we had a bit of tragedy strike while we were on tour in the Northwest as our trailer was broken into and a good deal of our equipment was stolen.
The police have no leads as of yet and many times these crimes go unsolved so we are coming to terms with the reality of the situation. Read more »
To the supervisors (by immediate fax and email):
It is high time for the supervisors to stand up to the mayor today and reject his PG&E friendly nominees for the PUC and PG&E's latest attempt through PG&E's Eric Jaye (PG&E is his client) to keep the PUC safe for PG&E for yet another generation. It is high time to start undoing the longtime policy: When PG&E spits, City Hall swims. Read more »
The last time I attended an opening at the ATA gallery I saw an enlightening documentary by Kami Chisholm, FtF: Female to Femme, which I almost missed entirely because the gallery entrance was so obscure, furthered by a dark velvet curtain hanging between the door and the packed auditorium.
But the current exhibit, Katie Bush’s provocative pixel exhibition of genital intercourse animation “Unremarkable People Having Sex,” was much easier to spot, as it was being displayed in the right window gallery amidst red velvet drapes and boas. Read more »