PRIDE 2019: What Pride Means To MeWe asked some of this year’s grand marshals and community leaders to weigh in on what pride means to them. Shannon Amitin, Terry Beswick, Vince Crisostomo, Honey Mahogany, Donna Personna.
PRIDE 2019: AIDS ProtestIn 1990, the US had a travel and immigration ban for people living with HIV. A week before the pride parade, hundreds of protestors stormed the Sixth International Conference on AIDS. It was the first direct action protest and it forever changed the relationship between patients and the medical establishment. Activists Terry Beswick, Laura Thomas and Vince Crisostomo remember.
PRIDE 2019: Compton Cafeteria RiotA look back at the 1966 riot that kicked off San Francisco’s gay resistance. Fed up with being harassed, a group of customers at the Compton’s Cafeteria took on the police. Their action led to some changes and how the community was perceived. Honey Mahogany and Donna Personna explain how this act of resistance became a turning point for the transgender community.
SAN FRANCISCO PRIDE: The LGBT-Friendly Bar Scene In San Francisco Is ShrinkingThe LGBT-friendly bar scene In San Francisco is shrinking. Betty Yu reports
2018 Pride Parade Highlights: Community and CorporationsCommunity and education organizations, along with corporate giants like Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook, filled Market Street with colorful floats, music and dancing for the 2018 Pride parade. (6-24-18)
2018 Pride Parade Highlights: Celebrity Grand Marshals, Warriors TrophyLiam Mayclem received a lesson in how to "vogue" by S.F. Pride celebrity grand marshal Jose Xtravaganza as KPIX cameras caught the Warriors recently-won NBA championship trophy carried by Pride sponsor Kaiser Permanente. (6-24-18)
2018 Pride Parade Highlight: Community Grand MarshalKPIX 5's Jackie Ward spoke to S.F. Pride community grand marshal Brian "Chickpea" Busta whose colorful costume was a testament to recycling. (6-24-18)
2018 Pride Parade Highlights: Politics and PrideA roundup of some of the issues advocates and local politicians who marched in this year's San Francisco Pride parade: state senator Kevin de Leon, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and state senator Scott Wiener. (6-24-18)
2018 Pride Parade Highlight: Dykes on BikesDykes on Bikes kick off the San Francisco Pride parade. (6-24-18)
SAN FRANCISCO PRIDE: Anticipation Grows For The Start Of The Annual SF Pride ParadeAnticipation Grows For The Start Of The Annual SF Pride Parade
Pink Triangle, Symbol of SF Pride, Rises Again Above the CityOn Saturday morning, hundreds of volunteers installed the Pink Triangle above San Francisco's Castro District. Visible from 20 miles away, it has become an enduring symbol of Pride Weekend. Devin Fehely reports. (6-23-18)
Trans March Kicks Off SF Pride Weekend CelebrationsThe Trans March is one of the largest transgender events in the country. Katie Nielsen reports. (6-22-18)
Deceased Dykes on Bikes Founder Remembered on 40th Pride AnniversaryDykes on Bikes founder Soni Wolf died in April. Wolf started riding in 1978 and helped lead a 12-year fight to get "Dykes on Bikes" trademarked. Jackie Ward reports. (6-22-18)
PRIDE CELEBRATIONS BEGIN: San Francisco annual celebration of diversity and LGBTQ pride gets underwaySan Francisco annual celebration of diversity and LGBTQ pride gets underway
Leather Community Celebrates Designated District at SF PrideLast month, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors officially recognized a designated area of SoMa as the “Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District.” Ken Bastida reports. (6-21-18)
Bay Area Artist Kehlani Set To Perform During San Francisco Pride WeekendAmid the weekend-long celebration of San Francisco Pride, a Bay Area favorite will entertain the crowds. Grammy-nominated artist Kehlani spoke about coming out as queer ahead of her appearance at the "Wild Things Queer Pride Party" Saturday.
Kin Folkz on San Francisco PrideSan Francisco Pride Community Grand Marshal Kin Folkz, an award-winning LGBTQ educator, author, and artivist, describes what Pride weekend means to her.
San Francisco's Iconic LGBTQ Newspaper Celebrates 40 Years During PrideJohn Ramos reports on the San Francisco Bay Times marking its recent 40th anniversary during SF Pride 2018 (6-19-2018)
Pride Vignette - Ali Marrero-CalderonAli Marrero-Calderon joined Dykes on Bikes since 1976 and was their first Emeritus member. Today, as part of the National Steering Committee of OLOC (Old Lesbians Organizing for Change), Ali fights for the rights of Old Lesbians, especially Old Lesbians of Color.
Billy Curtis: SF Pride Community Grand MarshalCommunity activist and trans advocate Billy Curtis describes his thoughts on Pride Weekend. "Show we thrive, survive and are being."
JEWELLE GOMEZ: Lifetime Achievement Grand Marshal"Taking Part In Pride Parade Broke Open The World For Me"
ARIA SA'ID: Heritage of Pride Award"Pride is a celebration of self"
SACRAMENTO PRIDE: Thousands celebrate Pride in SacramentoVideo of Sacramento's Pride parade.
LA PRIDE: Thousands turn out in West Hollywood for Los Angeles' annual Pride celebrationThousands turn out in West Hollywood for Los Angeles' annual Pride celebration