Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: Pride

Tom’s Town: My Bay Marriage weekend

By Tom Temprano Last weekend I took a much-needed vacation to a place with warm weather, great food and friendly locals – Oakland! For those who weren’t aware, last weekend...

Protesters in jail after Kink.com “prison party”

By Erin McElroy JUNE 30, 2014 -- Seven queer activists were arrested on Saturday night, June 28th, following a protest against a San Francisco Pride prison-themed Kink.com party. The seven arrested...

Pride: Parties and politics as housing activists take over Google float

Grand Marshall Tommi Avicolli Mecca won a fabulosity ribbon after his contingent Occupied the Google float. By Tim Redmond JUNE 29, 2014 – Wow, what a festive Pride Parade Day! The...

Tom’s Town, Pride Edition: The struggles past, present, and future

By Tom Temprano Everywhere you go in San Francisco, Pride is in the air. From the Castro bars overcrowded with queers visiting from around the world, to Speakeasy Brewery out...

Bay to Breakers is fun. And that’s in short supply these days

By Tim Redmond The weather was San Francisco perfect, cool, a bit of a breeze, with the sun finally breaking through. Things were running a little late, as anything involving...

Picking Cotton, Playing Pro Basketball, or Being the President of the United States. Hmmmm…..

By Eva Paterson This is personal. The Clippers beat the Golden State Warriors. I watched the beginning of the game along with most of the nation to see the aftermath of...

Tom’s Town: Harvey Milk endorsements and LGBT political legacy

By Tom Temprano Although I spent last year as the president of the Harvey Milk Club, I was unprepared for the pretty-girl-at-the-prom attention that our club got during this past...

The battle of 16th and Mission: Inside the campaign to “clean up” the plaza and build luxury housing

  By Julia Carrie Wong MARCH 18, 2014 -- Laura Guzman, the director of  homeless services for Mission Neighborhood Health Center, had the question that was on everybody’s mind at a...

Tom’s Town: Making Google shuttles pay — and cutting party promoters some slack

By Tom Temprano In today’s San Francisco, $1 doesn’t stand to buy you a whole lot. Sure, it can get you a can of Tecate at El Rio on Monday’s...

Cans not condos – the war on very poor people

By tiny aka Lisa Gray-Garcia My hands caressed the edges of the Coors can – it was softer than the 211 can, almost like velvet.  And unlike the Coke, Pepsi,...