Posts tagged "san francisco"

Poll: Should Prostitution Be Decriminalized?

The world’s oldest profession wants to finally go legit -- the Erotic Service Providers Union (ESPU) in San Francisco is trying to protect their hard working membership, the Johns, and the Janes, by asking for the decriminalization of solicitation and prostitution. The city already has a unique First Offender Prostitution Program, which allows people arrested…

By: Simcha / July 25, 2008

The Daily Hotness: David Beckham’s Billboard

The citizens of San Francisco are lucky enough to be getting an eyeful of David Beckham's hot, Armani-clad package right now. His ginormous billboard went up in front of Macy's in SF's Union Square this week. This could definitely be a driving hazard.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 19, 2008

Lesbian Couple Of 55 Years Plans To Finally Wed

Congratulations to Phyllis Lyon, 84, and Del Martin, 87, a lesbian couple that has been together for 55 years -- they plan to become the first same-sex couple to legally exchange marriage vows in San Francisco. SF Mayor Gavin Newsom will officiate the ceremony. Enjoy it ladies -- you should have never had to wait!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 16, 2008

Happy National Masturbation Month!

May is National Masturbation Month. In the mid-'90s, when U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jocelyn Elders recommended masturbation be taught as a form of safe sex, she was fired. To protest, Good Vibrations, a San Francisco based sex toy company run by Dr. Carol Queen, started the annual celebration of self-love. This year, the company will…

By: Simcha / May 16, 2008

California Says “I Do” To Same Sex Marriage

They’re here, they’re queer, and even the Govenator won’t stop them! In a landmark ruling for gay rights, the California Supreme Court has just overturned the Defense of Marriage Act, which prevented homosexuals from being able to legally marry their partners. Back in 2004, following Massachusetts' lead, San Francisco allowed gays to wed and gave…

By: Simcha / May 15, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: The City By The Bay

“I Left My Heart in San Francisco” is a pretty schmaltzy old song, but once you visit the romantic City by the Bay you’ll get why so many people end up do falling completely in love with the place. Beyond the incredible scenery (at the top of every hill, you can catch a glimpse of…

By: Gillian Telling / April 10, 2008

San Francisco’s Soap Star

San Francisco film crew staffer, Brian Benson, was sick of being teased by co-workers that he was playing gay to get chicks -- which, btw, one of the funniest pop songs by The Blood Hound Gang. So to get back at the men who were jealous of all the female attention he was getting, Benso…

By: Simcha / March 14, 2008
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