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San Francisco Gears Up For Gay Pride Weekend

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Pride Flag (credit: Ludovic Bertron/Wikipedia Commons)

Pride Flag (credit: Ludovic Bertron/Wikipedia Commons)

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS) — One of the biggest LGBT Pride celebrations in the world takes place in San Francisco this weekend.

www.sfpride.org

Thousands of locals and visits will gather along the parade route on Sunday from 10am to watch the parade.

Visitors may consider exploring the Castro neighborhood while in town.

Located below Twin Peaks on the sunny side of San Francisco, the Castro is regarded as one of America’s largest gay neighborhoods .

There is much history here and you can digest it all on a walking tour with “Crusin’ The Castro Tours.

Guide Kathy Amendola will show you the sights and share some history along the way.

www.cruisinthecastrotours.com

The Human Rights Campaign store was once the camera store owned by gay pioneer and Politician Harvey Milk.

The GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM shares a century of queer history .

www.GLBThistory.org/museum

Harvey’s bar on Castro &18th serves up great cocktails and reminders of the man who helped bring this gay neighborhood together .

www.harveysSF.com

The most famous landmark in the hood is the Castro Theater. Since 1937 this stunning movie palace has been showing cinematic gold and hosting community events.

www.Castrotheatre.com

The Castro, a neighborhood in San Francisco with rich LGBT history and many reasons for all to visit.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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