Turnout at the 2014 San Francisco Pride Parade set records for the number of spectators and floats, but perhaps even more significant is the overwhelming support the event now receives from businesses, including some of Silicon Valley’s most high-profile firms.
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.
The justices on Monday let stand an appeals court ruling that said the state’s ban on so-called conversion therapy for minors doesn’t violate the free speech rights of licensed counselors and patients seeking treatment.
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.
Thousands turned out Friday for the Trans March and celebration at Dolores Park in San Francisco’s Mission District.
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.
Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom was the presiding official at the wedding of a same-sex couple in Sausalito Friday, part of a celebration by CBS SF sister station Alice@97.3 of morning anchors Sarah & Vinnie’s 1000th Secret Show.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is set to join the city’s transgender community at the annual Trans March Friday, one of a series of LGBT Pride Week events leading up Sunday’s Pride Parade down Market St.