Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: Pride

Boy bands to bomba: Fresh Meat Fest shines with trans & queer performance

I'm writing this as I'm taking in the Supreme Court decision that people cannot be legally fired for being LGBTQ, a momentous act that was made possible by the...

Remembering the Pulse massacre, as Trump strips LGBTQ rights

The mass shooting at Orlando's Pulse nightclub four years ago took 49 lives and still leaves a deep scar on the LGBTQ and Latino communities. Injury was added to...

This year, the giant Pink Triangle bursts into 2700 twinkling lights

Other cities have their Pride parades, rainbow flags, and disco ball balloons. Only San Francisco has the Pink Triangle. Over the past 25 years, San Francisco’s iconic Pink Triangle display,...

SF bars push to reopen in July, alongside restaurants

The Newsom administration continues to announce and refine guidelines for business re-openings in California. Much of it depends on on counties hitting certain thresholds for COVID infections and hospitalizations—we're...

Screen Grabs: For Pride, where to find SF’s queer film fests online

Normally at this time of year many Bay Areans (and a few visitors arriving just for this reason) would be about to suspend nearly all other activity in order...

We’re Still Here: Queer orgs and icons put on online pre-Pride shebang

Thanks to COVID, Pride has been scooped up online this year, boooo. But while that may mean you'll be proudly dancing alone in your rainbow tutu inside a wee...

For Pride, all queer people must stand up for Black lives

Black queer people exist. Stonewall was a riot against police. The fight for Gay Liberation was lead by queer and trans women of color. Why do we need to...

Grassroots Queer Nightlife Fund raises $160K in aid for workers

In a major example of how the Bay Area is coming together in a vacuum of political leadership and billionaire donors to take care of its own, the Queer...

New Music: DJ Amir unearths jazz-fusion communiquĂ© ‘The Jupiter Effect’

Long before the Berlin-based DJ and producer Amir Abdullah became an esteemed music archivist, flying around the globe on the lecture circuit, discussing with scholars and audiences the importance...

Folsom Street Fair 2020 moves online due to COVID concerns

This September, Folsom Street Fair's jingle-jangle of nipple rings and crack-crack-crack of the whip will be floating out of your laptop speakers—rather than above the heads of half a...