Posts Tagged “strip club”

Diary of a Crazy Artist: Gold Fever in North Beach?

08.23.2012  |  By
Filed under: Projects/Series

Bars aren’t just for doing cocaine in the bathroom with your straight-acting gay boyfriend and then watching the San Francisco Giants lose again on TV. No, at one time bars were the place where neighbors met each other, shared local gossip and complained about the mayor. It was where people went for birthday parties and had conversations. Nowhere was that more true than in San Francisco’s North Beach.

But it makes me sick to my stomach to see what’s happening in San Francisco. First they put a GAP on Haight Street, then they made ... More

Sex Work Pays for Art School and Student Loans, She Said

08.05.2011  |  By
Filed under: Essay

When I was living in San Francisco I didn’t realize just how many guys went to prostitutes — not once in a while, but all the time. It was like no big deal to them. One person I worked with told me he just wasn’t a relationship kind of guy and said that he couldn’t stand all the nagging, all the complaining, and all the BS girlfriends would give him. Hookers, he told me, knew what their job was, did it, then left. No endless talking about problems, no criticism, just simple.

Well one day he and I and my other coworke... More