Posts tagged "san francisco"

San Francisco Is Creating Anti-Pee Walls To Combat Public Urination

San Francisco is tackling public urination with a novel approach: They’re painting certain problem walls with a superhydrophobic paint that will make urine splash back at the urinator, rather than…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 4, 2015 - 10:00 am

NHS: Genital Piercings Count As Female Genital Mutilation

The UK’s National Health Service has classified voluntary genital piercings as female genital mutilation.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 19, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Catholic Church Spraying Homeless With Water At Night In San Francisco

In a tremendous show of Christian charity, a Catholic church in San Francisco has installed water sprinklers specifically meant to drive away the homeless people who sleep in the church’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 18, 2015 - 5:10 pm

Sightseeing Tour Guide Lets It All Out On Last Day Of Work, Starts Racist “Fuck Chinatown” Chant

When people wake up on the wrong side of bed, bad things happen. Unfortunately, for a group of tourists visiting San Francisco, their sightseeing tour guide (who happens to be…

Katie Oldenburg | October 23, 2014 - 5:00 pm

The End Zone: Is The 49ers New Stadium Cursed?

Don’t you just hate it when you spend over eight years and nearly $1.2 billion dollars to conceive and build the perfect new stadium, just to find out that oops,…

Beejoli Shah | September 18, 2014 - 1:00 pm

The Trailer For “Batkid Begins” Will Have You Bawling Your Eyes Out

Remember last November when San Francisco transformed into Gotham City so a little boy with leukemia could be Batkid for a day? And how nobody could stop crying a million tears…

Claire Hannum | July 29, 2014 - 11:30 am

PurrVerse: Getting Lucky With San Francisco’s Hook-Up Truck

I live in San Francisco, land of art, sexual experimentation, and entrepreneurial spirit. Since I’ve moved here I’ve explored the boundaries between public and private sex in multiple ways -…

Kitty Stryker | May 22, 2014 - 12:00 pm

San Francisco Is Opening A Cat Cafe

Another reason to drop everything and move to San Francisco: a tea house/cat cafe called KitTea is planned to open in spring 2014. KitTea will be a “zen retreat” for…

Jessica Wakeman | January 23, 2014 - 11:30 am

Watch This: “Batkid Rises” Trailer Proves Some Dreams Do Come True

Last week we watched with glee as Batkid saved San Francisco (AKA Gotham) from dastardly villains and made the whole country cry happy tears. Relive the drama and intrigue in…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 21, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Breaking News: Batkid Comes To The Rescue Of San Francisco, I Mean, Gotham City!

Right now, as I type this post, Gotham City, aka San Francisco for the rest of the day, is under siege — but don’t worry, because BATKID IS THERE to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 15, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Lusty Lady, San Francisco’s Employee-Owned Strip Club, Forced To Close

A rent hike has forced the Lusty Lady, an employee-owned co-ed strip club in San Francisco, to close its doors after 30+ years.  The Lusty Lady, which was featured…

Jessica Wakeman | August 21, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Report: At Least 2 Dead In San Francisco Plane Crash

Two people have died, and 61 were injured in a plane crash at San Francisco airport today. The San Francisco Fire Department told CBS of the fatalities, and says the number of…

Newser | July 6, 2013 - 5:45 pm

This Is The Most WTF Video I Have Ever Seen (NSFW)

A few weeks ago, there was apparently an incident at the 16th Street Bart Station in San Francisco. A naked, obviously disturbed man walked into the station and began aggressively…

Julie Gerstein | June 11, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Nudists Upset Over San Francisco Public Nudity Ban

Nudists in San Francisco are chagrined that the city has banned public nudity. [Yahoo]
“Saturday Night Live”‘s Bill Hader explains the genesis of his best character ever, Stefon.

Jessica Wakeman | November 21, 2012 - 10:40 am

Jean Paul Gaultier’s Enfant Terrible Fashion World Comes To Life

It’s undeniable that Jean Paul Gaultier’s design career — always innovative, always stunningly avant-garde — is well beyond deserving of an exhibit (really, his works could and should launch a…

Rachel Krause | May 14, 2012 - 4:20 pm

San Francisco Smacks “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” For Misleading Women About Abortion

First Resort, a so-called “crisis pregnancy center” in San Francisco, has until the end of the month to change its advertisements misleading women about abortion-related services — or else. “Crisis…

Jessica Wakeman | August 4, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Grab Those Snippers! San Francisco Judge Nixes Circumcision Ban On Ballot

Snip away, San Francisco! A judge ruled yesterday that the city cannot vote on whether to ban circumcision on the ballot next election. The ban, which was spearheaded by activist…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Masturbate-A-Thon Full Of Winners

The 9th Annual Masturbate-a-Thon took place in San Francisco last weekend, and the competition was stiff! The event, sponsored by the Center for Sex & Culture, was founded in honor…

Simcha | May 4, 2009 - 7:45 pm

Freedom’s Just Another Word For Orgasmic Meditation

I’m willing to bet most of you have Monday mornings that go something like this: alarm goes off at 6:30 AM, you hit snooze 3 times before rolling out of…

Wendy Atterberry | March 16, 2009 - 3:00 pm

San Francisco Voters To Decide Whether To Decriminalize Prostitution

It’s easy to forget with a Presidential election as exciting as this one that there are actually many, many, many people and bills on the ballot November 4th besides Barack…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 22, 2008 - 6:30 pm