Latest SF Bay Area Gay Pride
At least 65 arrests for public intoxication were made in San Francisco in neighborhoods hosting Pride celebrations on Saturday.
Organizers say the turnout was the highest ever, including a record number of floats, making it was the longest parade in the event’s history.
Pride Weekend culminated in a huge block party in Civic Center Plaza. The celebration was reminiscent of an old school San Francisco love-in — on steroids.
San Francisco’s Gay Pride event is in its 44th year; the parade got started Sunday morning at Beale and Market streets and continues on Market Street to Eighth Street.
Pride Weekend is gearing up to be a packed two days with some events starting Friday to celebrate the LGBT community in the Bay Area and around the world.
As San Francisco explodes with revelers celebrating the gay lifestyle, on Thursday the Vatican discussed less judgmental language regarding gay unions and the gay lifestyle, in addition to conceding that most Catholics reject its teachings on sex and contraception as intrusive and irrelevant.
Vice President Joe Biden declared that protecting gay rights is a defining mark of a civilized nation takes precedence over national cultures and social traditions.
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