With Subdued Festivities, San Francisco Celebrates 50 Years of PrideIn San Francisco's Castro District, the 50th Pride celebration this year was supposed to be one big party. Then the world changed.
Pride 2020 Sees Increasing Parallels, Connection Between LGBTQ And Black Lives MatterPride 2020 is taking place as many are marching in the street demanding justice for Black lives. For some who are both Black and LGBTQ, these two movements intersect and take on an extraordinary significance.
LGBTQ Activist Harry Britt, Former SF Supervisor Who Succeeded Harvey Milk, Passes AwayFormer San Francisco supervisor and LGBTQ activist Harry Britt has passed away, a former state assemblyman confirmed Wednesday.
California Bans State-Paid Travel To Idaho Over Transgender Discrimination LawsCiting two new laws he said allow discrimination against transgender people, California attorney general Xavier Becerra added Idaho to a list of 11 other states where state-funded travel isn’t allowed.
Organization Issues Apology Over Confrontation With LGTBQ Vendor At Livermore Farmers' MarketThe Executive Director of the California Farmers' Markets Association issued an apology Wednesday in the wake of a viral video that showed the director berating a Livermore Farmers' Market vendor over LGTBQ pride flags he had been passing out.
Livermore Farmers' Market Management Resigns After Viral Video Of Verbal Attack On LGTBQ VendorA 3-minute cellphone video, that is now going viral, starts with the head of the California Farmers' Markets Association, Gail Hayden, at the Dan Good Cookies booth. She admonishes owner Dan Floyd.
Pink Triangle To Become A Beacon For San Francisco Pride's 50th Anniversary
UC Study: Same-Sex Weddings Have Boosted Economy By $3.8B Over Past 5 YearsSame-sex weddings have been a boon for the wedding industry since being legalized nationally in 2015 -- and in the years since, it's boosted state and local economies by $3.8 billion.
Playwright, AIDS Activist Larry Kramer Dies At 84Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers’ consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, has died at 84.
Owners Of San Francisco's Iconic LGBTQ Bar 'The Stud' Lament Coronavirus-Forced ClosureBar owners across San Francisco have been warning that the ongoing shelter-in-place rules are putting them in danger of extinction. The shutdown has now permanently closed a piece of city history.
‘The Stud’ SF’s Oldest Gay Bar Closing After 55 Years Due To COVID-19 PandemicSan Francisco's oldest gay bar The Stud announced Wednesday it's closing its doors for good due to lack of revenue as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.