The pandemic forced the big parade down Market Street to be canceled again but many used the day to reflect on the greater meaning of Pride beyond the party. John Ramos reports. (6-27-21)
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Pride Month in San Francisco Ends With Restrained Celebrations and RetrospectionThe pandemic forced the big parade down Market Street to be canceled again but many used the day to reflect on the greater meaning of Pride beyond the party. John Ramos reports. (6-27-21)
No Parade But Pride Month Concludes With Plenty of JoyWhile the big Pride parade down Market Street isn't happening for a second year the SF Pride executive director said "There will be plenty of rainbows in San Francisco for anybody who would like to find them." Andria Borba reports. (6-25-21)
Las Vegas Raiders DE Carl Nassib Announces He Is GayRaiders defensive end Carl Nassib posted a video saying he is gay on Monday, becoming the first active NFL player to come out.
Oracle Park Opens With 'In the Heights' on First Pride Movie NightThis year's Pride celebration roared into San Francisco Friday evening, punctuated by the rumble of motorcycles from Dykes on Bikes, on the first-ever Pride Movie Night at Oracle Park. Andria Borba reports. (6-11-21)
AIDS at 40: San Francisco Honors Victims in Golden Gate ParkSaturday marked 40 years since the first reported case of AIDS in America and, in San Francisco, it was a day of tributes and remembrance at Golden Gate Park. Devin Fehely reports. (6-5-21)
AIDS at 40: Former KPIX Reporter Hank Plante Recalls Early Days of PlagueOn the milestone 40th anniversary of the rise of AIDS, former KPIX reporter Hank Plante looks back at the health crisis that came out of nowhere and the battle that continues. (6-4-21)
Pride Month Kicks Off With Pink Torch Procession From Oakland To SFPride Month celebrations began on Tuesday, but because of the pandemic a lot is changed. Andria Borba has a look at what is different this year.
SF's Red Victorian At Center Of Housing Dispute With BIPOC Trans ArtistsSan Francisco's Red Victorian is at the center of a housing dispute between the BIPOC trans artists who live there, and a non-profit that wants them to to move. Susie Steimle talked to both sides.
National Coming Out Day Observed by LGBT Community in San FranciscoSunday is “National Coming Out Day,” an invitation to those identifying as LGBT to go public with their feelings and the goal is to provide a safe space and day for them to do so. John Ramos reports. (10-10-20)
Letter From Justices Thomas, Alioto Questions Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Ruling.In 2015, the Supreme Court ruled same-sex couples had a Constitutionally-protected right to marry. It has been considered a closed issue since then but as John Ramos reports, new comments coming from the bench suggest the struggle for same-sex marriage might not be over.
Silicon Valley Pride Celebration Goes OnlineSilicon Valley Pride is kicking off a virtual celebration that highlights the organization's concern and solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and nationwide protests for racial justice. Devin Fehely reports. (8-28-20)
AIDS Walk Goes Online in Joint Production by New York, San FranciscoOrganizers in New York and San Francisco teamed up to host a virtual AIDS Walk this year and the stars showed up. Devin Fehely reports. (7-19-20)
How a San Francisco Artist Made Rainbow Flag the Enduring Symbol of PrideBetty Yu reports on how San Francisco artist Gilbert Baker was chosen to design what would become the worldwide symbol of LGBT hope and pride. (6-28-20)
Police Investigate Oakland LGBTQ Community Center Vandalism as Hate CrimeThe Oakland police department is investigating an attack at the LGBTQ Community Center as a hate crime. Devin Fehely reports. (6-28-20)
Toned-Down Pride Marks 50 Year Celebration in S.F.At last year's Pride Weekend in San Francisco's Castro District it's safe to say, no one could have imagined what this year's 50th anniversary celebration would look like. Betty Yu reports. (6-27-20)
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. John Ramos reports. (6-27-20)
Pride Sees Increasing Connection Between LGBT Community 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. Kiet Do reports. (6-25-20)
Supreme Court Rules LGBT Workers Protected by LawThe U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees are protected from workplace discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Devin Fehely reports. (6-15-20)
Pink Triangle Above SF Will Be Illuminated During Pride 2020Although there won't be a Pride parade in San Francisco this year, the landmark Pink Triangle on Twin Peaks will get a major upgrade. Wilson Walker reports. (6-12-20)
AIDS Activist Larry Kramer Dies At 84AIDS activist Larry Kramer has died. He was 84. KPIX talked to people who know Larry Kramer, to get a closer look at his legacy in the Bay Area.
San Francisco LGBT Pioneer Phyllis Lyon Dies at 95Gay rights pioneer Phyllis Lyon, who with her longtime partner was among the first same-sex couples to marry in California when it became legal to do so in 2008, has died at her San Francisco home. Wilson Walker reports (4-9-20)
Oakland Pride Loses Headquarters To GentrificationThe building that has been home to Oakland Pride's headquarters for almost 20 years has been sold and now the non-profit is being evicted. Betty Yu reports on the future the LGBTQ organization..
Star Stanford Swimmer Says He Was Kicked Off Team Because He's GayA former Stanford athlete is speaking out against the university. Abrahm Devine claims he was kicked off the swim team because he's gay. Maria Medina reports. (10-3-19)
Don't Miss Writer, Comedian Sampson McCormick At Freight & SalvageSampson McCormick talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about his life as a gay, black comedian, writer and actor, and his upcoming show with Gina Yashere, Karinda Dobbins and Lisa Gedulig at Freight & Salvage in Berkeley. For tickets and information go to eventbrite.com. or sampsoncomedy.com.