Stories about Trans March

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...

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...

Party Radar: ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2019

PRIDE Heeeeeeey, Happy GIANT PRODE, everybody! Party Radar's been on a wee hiatus while I finish this crazy book, sorry. I miss getting nuts on the dance floor and/or...

Scenes from the Trans March

I've always loved Pride Weekend, ever since my first one in 1983, riding in the back of a creaky Bay Guardian pickup truck in a parade that cost almost...

Mayor’s allies push through divisive budget plan

The San Francisco budget blew up this week as moderate allies of Mayor Ed Lee pushed through a plan without progressive support. Late this afternoon, as all of the progressive...

Resistance Party! Ultimate Pride Guide 2017

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2017 Pride started as a celebration of a protest, how cool is that? And watching SF Pride (Sun/25) progress from its raucous roots, through slick corporate extravaganza, and...

Wiener featured guest at banquet of landlord activist who opposes transgender rights

Supervisor Scott Wiener will be a featured guest this week at a Chinatown banquet sponsored by a group whose leader has made some remarkably transphobic statements and is part...

Ultimate Pride Guide 2016

PARTY RADAR The night of the Orlando shootings, I was at the African American Arts and Culture Complex surrounded by friends I've shared hundreds of dance floors with, watching...

SF nightlife comes together for Orlando

The attack happened at a nightclub. A gay nightclub. A Latin music night at a gay nightclub. A sanctuary for an often-reviled, often-invisible community, desecrated with the blood of...

SF responds to Orlando horror with dignity, resolve, and numbers

The worst mass shooting in US history took place at a gay nightclub in Orlando, a place that catered to many Latino patrons. Many Republicans, including Donald Trump, are already...