Saturday, May 15, 2021

Tag: SF Pride

‘You’ve got to draw the buttons!’ Cartoonist Justin Hall spotlights local LGBTQ history on Market Street

'Marching Toward Pride' series brings to life seminal queer moments leading to 1970 celebration.

[UPDATED] ‘Sacred’ LGBTQ memorial space in Castro threatened by Bank of America

New signs at 'Hibernia Beach' area, traditionally used to mourn community members, warn against shrines

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...