Here Comes the Stork: San Francisco Voted Best U.S. City to Have a Baby

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It only makes sense that the people voted most attractive in the U.S. would also produce the happiest and healthiest babies in the country, right?

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Aw Shucks: San Franciscans Voted Most Attractive People in America

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Mirror mirror on the wall, who's the most attractive of them all?

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Oy: E! Online Identifies the Wrong Chinese Victoria's Secret Model

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This is Ming Xi.

Nobody's perfect -- not even the exotic beauties with the long limbs, sharp-as-glass cheekbones and seductive eyes who strut down the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show runway every fall.


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Big Tech Companies Stand Up for Gay Marriage

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The Snitch told you yesterday about the swath of Republicans changing their tune on same-sex marriage -- notably Hewlett-Packard CEO and former CA Gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman, Jon Huntsman, and senior officials from the Reagan and George W. Bush Administrations. But the GOP isn't the only group standing up for gay rights. Hundreds of Silicon Valley tech companies also filed with the Supreme Court in support of gay marriage, arguing that Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) force them to treat employees unequally.

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San Francisco Voted Ultimate "Pride City" by Gay Travelers

Categories: Duh, LGBT, Pride, Queer
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San Francisco might not be gay enough for Oakland, but when it comes to travel destinations, S.F. is still No. 1 in the ol' U.S. of Gay.

GayCities, the world's largest LGBT community-driven city guide, recently announced the winners in its annual Best of GayCities 2012, and San Francisco nabbed not one but two distinctions.

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Video of the Day: Sex and the City Performed by Drag Queens

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Kent Taylor
Sex and the City by the Bay

Still reeling from the stiletto-sized hole in your heart since The Golden Girls Christmas Episodes closed for the season? Us too. But you can wipe the glitter-encrusted tears from your eyes, because Trannyshack is back with drag renditions of the popular, cosmo- and shoe-obsessed HBO series Sex and the City

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Six Must-See Under-the-Radar Events at SF Sketchfest

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By Nate Waggoner

With comedy superstars like Patton Oswalt and the cast of Portlandia set to draw hordes of comedy fans over the next few weeks, it's easy to miss the lesser known, but equally hilarious events happening at SF Sketchfest this year. Here are our top under-the-radar picks for the biggest comedy shindig in town.

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To Do This Weekend: The Bay Area Brew Festival

Categories: Duh, Events
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We San Franciscans sometimes like to revel in the trappings of pretension. We buy signature products, we eat "artisanal" everything, we wax poetic on the character of Napa wine (or we fake as much and hope to fly under the radar). The Bay Area Brew Festival is not such an affair; it's stripped down to the very essence and joy of beer-drinking.

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Preventing Bicycle Theft: Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

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Bike theft is a constant problem in San Francisco, and while more and more people are traveling and commuting by bike, many of them still don't know how to lock their bikes safely and securely. According to the SFPD, bicycle thefts are "crimes of opportunity," and "a thief's worst enemies are time, light, and noise." This means that if you are knowledgeable, aware, and prepared for locking your bike safely and correctly, you'll never have to worry about losing it.

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Masterminds 2013: Artists, Enter Our Contest to Win Money and Fame*

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***Update: Deadline extended to January 11.***

Hey Bay Area visual artists, filmmakers, designers, and performers: Wanna win a grand and get your work shown publicly?

Of course you do, which is why you should enter SF Weekly's Masterminds contest. It's an annual competition where emerging artists working in various media can win grants (last year's were $1,000 to $1,500!) and the chance to get their work shown at Artopia, our annual art-focused party on Feb. 21.

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