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San Francisco Pride

10 Life Hacks For Your Best Gay Pride Yet

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

This weekend, Chicago, New York City and San Francisco host some of the largest Gay Pride events in the country. Here are some tips to make the most of your Pride travels.

Finally Kissed at San Francisco Pride

Belo Cipriani | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Belo Cipriani

"Sometimes," my mom told me, "men kiss men and women kiss women and there's nothing wrong with that. Sadly though, not all countries allow men to kiss men or women to kiss women. So, they come to San Francisco to be free. That's what 'pride' means -- it means freedom."

WATCH: Apple CEO And Thousands Of Employees Offer Moving Tribute To Pride

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A lot of companies -- from Betty Crocker to Burger King -- celebrated Pride last month, but few companies actually took to the streets en masse like A...

Pride 2014: Family Legacies, Generations, and a Fully Inclusive Global Community

Christine Pelosi | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Today we felt the embrace of a million people in all the diversity of the rainbow as we marched down San Francisco's Market Street and shared our wide-eyed memories of childhood conversations of Uncle Harvey (Milk) in New York and of Mom, "Little Nancy" in Maryland.

Your Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. Memorial Day is Monday, and gay Pride season isn't far behind. June brings long days and LGBT events across the land.

Chelsea Manning Named Honorary San Francisco Pride Grand Marshal

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Following a controversial decision to revoke her title of Grand Marshal at last year's San Francisco Pride march, Chelsea Manning will receive the hon...

The Politics of Private Manning

Victoria A. Brownworth | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Victoria A. Brownworth

Both Bradley and Chelsea are part of the LGBT community. Shouldn't we have treated them with equal care, particularly given the extreme nature of Manning's valor, the disproportionate nature of the risks Manning took?

San Francisco Pride Festivities 2013 (PHOTOS)

Reggie Cameron | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Reggie Cameron

It was a historic week with the Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and California's Proposition 8. These activities coincided with the San Francisco Pride Festival, one of the largest in the country. With crowds estimated at over 1.8 million, the mood was celebratory and festive.

Thousands Of Bradley Manning Supporters Crash Nation's Biggest Pride Parade

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Editor's Note: Some reports have stated that Bradley Manning identifies as transgender. However, in lieu of a direct statement from Manning regarding ...

Robin Wilkey

Why Harvey Milk's Nephew Isn't Satisfied | Robin Wilkey | Posted 06.28.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- One day after the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act and California's same-sex marriage ban, le...

PHOTOS: Your Ultimate (And Free!) Guide To Pride Weekend

sf station | Posted 08.28.2013 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Station. By Matt Crawford It's all about living la vida LGBT in San Francisco this weekend as Pride take...

13 Reasons San Francisco Will Always Make Us Proud!

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 06.26.2013 | San Francisco

Same-sex marriage supporters filled San Francisco's City Hall rotunda to the brim Wednesday morning, erupting into cheers when the United States Supre...

PHOTOS: America's Most Gay-Friendly Cities Revealed

Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.31.2013 | San Francisco

We'd like to think most cities are gay-friendly, but some may fly the rainbow flag a bit higher than others. To celebrate LBGT Pride Month, person...

Rapper Eve To Headline San Francisco EDEN Pride Weekend 'Saturday Signature Party' Event

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Pride season is approaching and headliners and appearances are being revealed. It has now been confirmed that Eve will appear at a San Francisco pride...


Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.23.2013 | San Francisco

Harvey Milk may have been a San Francisco city supervisor 35 years ago, but with Pride preparations underway, a tribute concert piece debuting at the ...

They Say 'Court-Martial'? We Say 'Grand Marshal'!

Stephen Funk | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephen Funk

This week I was proud to read a statement of support for Bradley Manning before his court-martial and protest the San Francisco Pride board for rescinding his community grand marshal status after he was democratically elected by former San Francisco Pride grand marshals.

Lessons From Jason Collins And Bradley Manning

Dale Cooper | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dale Cooper

For us gays, last week was a big week in the news, but as a gay man, I am pissed off about what two of those news events say about which types of stories of queer bravery and honesty will be celebrated by the country and which will not.

Hannah Bricker

San Francisco Wins Gay Pride Award! | Hannah Bricker | Posted 01.16.2013 | San Francisco

Breathe a sigh of relief San Franciscans. After being snubbed by the Advocate's "Gayest Cities in America" awards, our city is reclaiming its title. ...

The Year Queers Fought The De-Politicization Of Pride

Toshio Meronek | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Toshio Meronek

San Francisco Pride 2012 had its wasted revelry, long Porta-Potty lines, and enough boys and girls to fill Civic Center a couple of times over -- all things we've come to expect and love from the celebration. What was different was the amount of radical activism coinciding with the festivities.

PHOTOS: San Francisco Pride 2012 Festivities

Reggie Cameron | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Reggie Cameron


LOUD AND PROUD: Send Us Your Best Pride Photos

Sarah Medina | Posted 06.24.2012 | San Francisco

By John S. Marshall, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Loud sirens, flashing lights and countless rainbow flags and banners accompanied unifor...

Robin Wilkey

Trannyshack's Legendary Founder Talks Movies, Bar Fights And SF Pride | Robin Wilkey | Posted 06.21.2012 | San Francisco

Who: San Francisco's queen of drag queens, Trannyshack founder Heklina. Neighborhood: Lower Haight Years In SF: 21 Current Gig: Originally f...

Occupy Group Slams Commercialization Of Pride

Robin Wilkey | Posted 06.19.2012 | San Francisco

San Francisco Pride, the Bay Area's 42nd annual LGBT celebration and parade, is just around the corner, and Occupy has wasted no time in joining the p...

Victory Pride Party

David Duran | Posted 08.15.2012 | San Francisco
David Duran

As I approach my one year living in San Francisco, I am quickly learning that June is a month full of celebrations and non-stop events all primarily focused on LGBT Pride. And there's one party that I'm not going to miss.

Many Shades of Gay

Neil G. Giuliano | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Neil G. Giuliano

As Pride celebrations across the country reach full swing, we invite you to take a moment for some campy fun. Make and share an avatar at Many Shades of Gay. It's simple and easy, and your efforts will help us change the way we think about HIV testing in our community.