How San Francisco Artist Gilbert Baker Made The Rainbow Flag An Enduring Symbol Of LGTBQ PrideIn June 1970, gay rights activists gathered at Aquatic Park near Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. About 30 gay men, lesbians, and transgender individuals – then called by the press “hair faeries” - took part in San Francisco’s first Gay Liberation Movement Demonstration.
Novato To Hold First Ever LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration This MonthThe City of Novato announced Tuesday plans for the city’s first ever LGBTQ+ celebrations for Pride Month, which will include online events and new city logos.
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.
San Francisco Trans Community Leader Brings Personal Insight To Transgender Awareness MonthNovember is Transgender Awareness Month and a time to educate people about the trans community, their needs, and how their allies can help.
New San Francisco Fire Chief Adds Latest Chapter To City's LGBTQ 'Herstory'The New York native is a 25-year veteran of the San Francisco Fire Department, first openly LGBTQ head of the department, and is only the second woman to hold the position of Chief.
Helping Marginalized Becomes Quest For Bay Area Student Who Emerged From His Own DepthsA college-bound Bay Area high school grad has already established a budding career in advocating for those in need after overcoming an upbringing that sometimes made him question himself.
Activists Look Back At Anniversary Of Historic San Francisco ACT UP ProtestsFor San Francisco's LBGTQ community and their family, friends, and colleagues, Pride is a time to be proud about the hard-fought, grief-filled and tenacious march to equality.
San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade & Celebration - Event InformationMore than 280 contingents, including community groups, affinity organizations, city agencies, local businesses, and corporate groups will march in this year's San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade. Here's a weekend event guide.
Hate Crime Threat Against Gay Barista Gets Guerneville Man 9 Months JailA Guerneville man was sentenced Wednesday to nine months in jail and three years' probation for making a criminal threat against a gay Starbucks barista at a Safeway store in Guerneville last year.