An interview with Alison Roman.
Cecilia Chung described three ways: hilarious, survivor, and one of the mothers of the modern trans movement.
“So keep on living. Get on the other side of this. There’s more.”
“Being a closeted teen who wasn’t even aware meant I just listened to melancholy songs and imbued an unrealistic amount of meaning to them.”
“Watching season four episodes — the feeling of normalcy, of connection, of being able to laugh. I’m so grateful to be with our fans and live-tweet. It’s almost like Tuesdays are the only time I know what day of the week it is! I put lipstick. I feel like a real person, just to sit in the before for just a second.”
“It’s so tempting to think that everything has just one story, and I’m inviting people to look beyond the one they know.” At this turning point that COVID-19 has presented, I discuss what the future of food, restaurants and our entire society could look like with Soleil Ho, the SF Chronicle’s restaurant critic.
“Everyone is going to want to have orgies after this.”
Lou Barrett sits down with Barbara Marie Minney to talk about coming out later in life, being a trans lesbian poet, and BDSM.
Lou Barrett sits down with Jacob Nash to his experiences being out and trans since the ’90s.
“What is a happy ending with a lesbian love story? Eternal possession? We want a frozen image of two people getting married?”
The babe behind the buckles is Emma Alamo — a queer creator, a recovering alcoholic, a proud power bottom and business owner with serious hustle. Emma welcomed me into her studio and talked about social media, body image and building a career selling bondage gear.
Trying desperately to want less than what one truly requires — and the goodness that comes from giving up that ghost — is a prominent theme in “Something That May Shock and Discredit You,” Daniel Lavery’s new collection of essays, out Feb. 11.
“Be curious in an intergenerational context, because it doesn’t matter how old you are — if you’re not curious about the other you’re gonna lose some learning, you’re gonna lose connection, and you’re gonna lose the nuance.”
“Kate has finally become comfortable as Batwoman, in being a symbol of hope for Gotham City — but now she’s starting to understand that, as a symbol, she can do more.”
Seeing two queer skaters having fun and being themselves, while incorporating dance elements that are so tied to queer history in ice dance, the most heteronormative of the figure skating disciplines, is a thrill. So I asked Karina Manta how she does it.
“You can’t ask me that. Well, you can ask me. But I can’t tell you.”
I was in high school when I first saw Staceyann Chin perform, barefoot and incensed. She was fearless in her rage, her sexuality, her eloquence. Now, I feel the same reading her as I felt watching all those years ago — as if I’m being granted permission.
Jenna’s journey of self-discovery continues in the darker, stronger, gayer second season.
Julia Nunes has been self-producing her music for almost ten years, and her newest album “Ughwow” is a drastic change from her old sound in the best way possible. We talk about the work of being a human and how that’s showing up in her creative work lately.
In which Paige’s perfect match is trying to get her to watch The L Word for the first time.