My newish husband and I are madly in love. We're extremely experimental and both love porn. We share a healthy sex life (five-plus times a week) and talk about everything except the fact that he secretly jerks off after I leave for work or when I'm in the bath, whether we have sex or not. (The signs are all there, so I know I'm not mistaken.) It's not so much that I'm upset about it (I'd love to watch!) but that it decreases his volume and ability to achieve orgasm with me. Read more »
TECHSPLOITATION If you think it's hard to find a decent public bathroom in the city, try finding a bathroom for the gender ambiguous. People who appear androgynous, whether unintentionally or because they're going for that cool genderqueer look, know that finding a bathroom is an ordeal. It sucks to walk into the women's room and have the ladies tell you to get out just because you've got short hair and like to wear ties. Same goes for short, girly boys who get the hairy eyeball in the men's room. Read more »
Cleaner streets, crack-free sidewalks, an urban landscape unmarred by graffiti and made greener by leafy trees: that was the improved "quality of life" espoused by Mayor Gavin Newsom in his State of the City speech Oct. 26, 2006. Read more »
Why is the incredibly anti-environmental Bush suddenly keen to restore Hetch Hetchy Valley?
02.13.07 - 9:48 pm |
EDITORIAL If there were ever any doubt about the political forces arrayed behind the move to demolish San Francisco's Hetch Hetchy dam, this should put it to rest: President George W. Bush, who has done nothing but attack, undermine, and cut funding for public parks and environmental initiatives since the day he took office, suddenly wants to spend $7 million to study restoring the valley behind the dam.
If the Matier and Ross report in the San Francisco Chronicle on Feb. 11 is to believed, then Mayor Gavin Newsom is actually taking his alcohol problem seriously. Mimi Silbert, who runs Delancey Street, told the dynamic duo that Newsom has been showing up every night for three or four hours of intense counseling and therapy. Good for him. Read more »
I stalked across the parking lot of the Mission District's Best Buy. Like the hordes of people that streamed into the store, I was there to do a little shopping, but it wasn't for a flat-screen TV or an iPod. I was in the market for a stolen bike.
I bypassed the aisles of buzzing electronics and headed around the back of the store to a trash-strewn alley. It was empty except for a beat-up white van with its side door ajar. Read more »
7 U.S. soldiers were killed when their helicopter crashed in Iraq today. This is the fifth American helicopter to crash or be shot down since the start of the war, according to the New York Times.