WNBR 2014 – Earth Day Edition

One of the nude riders at the Earth Day 2014 edition of the World Naked Bike Ride in San Francisco.

April 19, 2014 San Francisco participates in the World Naked Bike Ride three times a year: the official Northern Hemisphere ride in June, which is the largest, the Southern Hemisphere ride in March, and a special Earth Day edition in April. The April ride, which fewer other cities participate in, tends to be the smallest of the three. The World Naked Bike Ride is a globally-coordinated protest to draw attention to the world’s over-dependence on fossil fuels. Riders use bicycles, skateboards, and other human-powered forms of locomotion, traveling naked and near-naked to draw attention to the cause. Here are two … Continue reading

RPDR Viewing Party with Courtney Act – Part 3

RuPaul's Drag Race season 6 contestant Courtney Act singing live at The Cafe.

April 7, 2014 Following the viewing of two episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race at The Cafe, special guest Courtney Act joined in a post-viewing drag show. Following Mahlae Balenciaga and Maxine Padd in the previous post are two other San Francisco drag queens before Courtney’s performance.   Roxxie Cotton Candy Here’s San Francisco drag queen Roxxie Cotton Candy’s performance at The Cafe. RPDR @ The Cafe – Roxxy Cotton Candy from Icarus on Vimeo.   Giselle Divine Next up at Drag Mondays, it’s Giselle Divine. RPDR @ The Cafe – Giselle Divine from Icarus on Vimeo.   Courtney Act At … Continue reading

RPDR Viewing Party with Courtney Act – Part 2

Mahlae Balenciaga interviewing RuPaul's Drag Race season 6 contestant Courtney Act at The Cafe in San Francisco.

April 7, 2014 During commercial breaks at the RuPaul’s Drag Race viewing party at The Cafe in San Francisco, hostess Mahlae Balenciaga asked questions of season 6 contestant Courtney Act that fans posted on Twitter. Following the show, Courtney joined Mahlae and other local drag queens in a drag show. Here are some of the video clips.   Simon in the Pit Crew In this first clip, a fan asked Courtney about her friendship with Simon, one of the members of the Pit Crew. RPDR @ The Cafe – Courtney Act – Part 1 from Icarus on Vimeo.   Who … Continue reading

RPDR Viewing Party with Courtney Act – Part 1

Courtney Act from RuPaul's Drag Race interviewed by Mahlae Balenciaga at The Cafe in San Francisco.

April 7, 2014 Courtney Act, a contestant on Season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, was the special guest at the viewing party at The Cafe in San Francisco on April 7th. Logo chose to air not one but two episodes of the show, making for an extra long night. In the first episode, the contestants were paired up and asked to create a commercial marketing RuPaul’s line of cosmetics, with each team instructed which demographic their commercial was intended to appeal to. In the second episode, the contestants created and performed a stand-up comedy routine to a room filled with … Continue reading

Strip Poker @ Lucky Pierre

The guys who lost at this game of strip poker at a gay bar in San Francisco ended up completely naked, head to toe.

April 6, 2007 Back in 2007, a new party began at The Stud called Lucky Pierre. The name comes from a person in a ménage à trois who is simultaneously fucking and getting fucked. The event promoters said that they wanted a party in which party-goers were simultaneously contributing to and taking from the energy of the party. The event had numerous go-go dancers. Some were in costume. Some were in their underwear. At least one was in a jockstrap. And one towel dancer was just in a towel, which he removed and held in front of himself to show that … Continue reading

Another WNBR coming up April 19th!

Participant in the June 2012 World Naked Bike Ride SF getting ready by painting slogans on his naked body.

Get ready for San Francisco’s Earth Day edition of the World Naked Bike Ride. You have have seen some of our photos from the Southern Hemisphere edition of the World Naked Bike Ride that we posted in March. In San Francisco, the official ride is in June but many activists like to ride in the Southern Hemisphere edition in March, too. Well, in San Francisco there’s also an Earth Day edition held in April every year, and this year it will be on Saturday, April 19, 2014. While it’s not really a gay event, per se, everything in San Francisco … Continue reading