Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: SF Pride

New Music: With ‘Move Out,’ SUMif drops a rousing synth command

When the creative juices get ignited, possibilities ARE unlimited. Words pogo directly to and from the ole ticker. So instantly after Steph Wells, of the San Francisco-based electropop project SUMif—a...

Pride is a defense of Black bodies, and always has been

This year is Pride 50 — or it was supposed to be. When San Francisco Pride, for which I am President of the Board of Directors, canceled its long-planned Parade...

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2020: The protests, the parties (online), the poignant posters

I've stayed in all Pride Week so far—and I'm already exhausted! Well, I was, until putting together this list of recommendations. Most of them can be done at home...

Screen Grabs: Frameline’s Pride Showcase cruises onto your laptop

Frameline without the audience is a funny prospect—imagine the dismay among those patrons whom COVID has denied their annual chance to conspicuously stand near the front of the auditorium...

Generations of activism: Checking in with Cleve Jones

The LGBTQ community has already survived the tragic loss of Harvey Milk, the deaths of hundreds of thousands during the AIDS pandemic, and decades of discriminatory legislation. But lifelong activist...

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,...

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...

SF Pride Parade and Celebration cancelled on 50th anniversary

San Francisco Pride announced today that it is cancelling this year's June Parade and Celebration—the largest in the Western United States—as COVID continues to take its toll. (Pride now...

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

FALL ARTS PREVIEW Let's keep this short because there's a lot to do and see, obviously! Proclamations of the SF arts scene's demise—despite the continued hounding of artists and...

Slain SF club kid Bubbles’ legacy lives on in ‘Bohemian Berlin Disco’

"Defender of androgyny and living life at the top of your lungs!"  Anyone who came into the chaotic, inspiring, often obnoxious but ultimately priceless orbit of perennial club kid Bubbles...