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12 Beautiful Photos Of San Francisco's Gay Community In The 1980s

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts

Thomas Alleman moved from Michigan to San Francisco in 1985, hoping to become a newspaper photojournalist. But Alleman was soon put off by the notion ...

The End of SF: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore's Fin-de-siècle Memoir of Artists, Punks, Activists and More

Tomas Mournian | Posted 06.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

"There was a time when clubs were so central to my life and I cherish the camaraderie that I found there, even if I always knew that it was escapist at best. Sometimes you get caught in that place, though, even if you know better: What are the options, really?"

Where Will Your Yellow Brick Road Take You?

Chris Delyani | Posted 04.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Chris Delyani

I remember this guy who snapped at me in a crowded Castro bar. I felt sad for him -- sad for all of us. We were a community, weren't we? If we couldn't get along in a gay bar in the gayest neighborhood in the gayest city in North America, I thought, then where could we get along?

LOOK: Sports Illustrated Honors Gay Sports Fans In Super Bowl Issue

Posted 01.29.2013 | Gay Voices

Sports Illustrated surprised some readers by featuring a photo Hi Tops, a popular gay sports bar in San Francisco's Castro District, in its annual Sup...

LOOK: Sexy Santas Drop Trou In The Castro For A Good Cause

Posted 12.17.2012 | Gay Voices

Santa Claus -- hundreds of him, in fact -- came to San Francisco's Castro District in a Speedo. The neighborhood's annual "Santa Skivvies Run" was...

How the San Francisco LGBT Community Helped This Brit Achieve 20 American Dreams in 60 Days (PHOTOS)

Iris Mansour | Posted 01.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Iris Mansour

"Iris? Where's Iris? Come join me here, prom queen. We're going to be on TV in a few seconds. I want you up front... and remember to smile." Here I was, a 28-year-old Brit in the U.S.A., and my prom queen debut was about to go global.