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San Francisco's 2022 Pride Festival & ParadeSan Francisco’s 2022 Pride Festival & Parade
By - posted 6/19/2022
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is one of the largest LGBT gatherings in the nation. The two-day celebration is free and open to all. The Parade takes place on the last Sunday of June annually. San Francisco Pride Board of Directors announced that music legend and two-time Grammy more...

SF City Hall Lights Up Rainbow for Pride 2022SF City Hall Lights Up Rainbow for Pride 2022
By - posted 6/19/2022
LGBTQ+, San Francisco

Every evening at sunset, over 220 state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures illuminate City Hall’s exterior. Normally, a soft white glow shows off the play of light and shadow on the full façade and dome. Frequently, special plaza façade lighting schemes honor or celebrate events, seasons, and holidays. City Hall will be lit more...

Two Bay Area Cities Celebrating Pride for the First Time in 2022Two Bay Area Cities Celebrating Pride for the First Time in 2022
By - posted 6/19/2022
Brand New, Fairs & Festivals, LGBTQ+, Pride

Two Bay Area cities are hosting their very first official Pride events. In 2022, the North Bay town of Windsor hosts its first-ever Windsor Pride Festival on Saturday, June 25 from 2 to 9 pm. Held on the Town Green, join us for a day of live music, from Wonderbread Five more...

SF's Biggest AIDS Quilt Display Ever is Coming (June 11-12)SF’s Biggest AIDS Quilt Display Ever is Coming (June 11-12)
By - posted 6/12/2022
Brand New, Causes, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, San Francisco, Uplifting

The National AIDS Memorial will mark the 35th anniversary of the AIDS Memorial Quilt with an historic outdoor display in Golden Gate Park that will feature nearly 3,000 hand-stitched panels of the Quilt. The display will be the largest display of the Quilt in the U.S. in over a decade and more...

SF's Epic Free Pride Show w/ VINCINT is Coming (June 4)SF’s Epic Free Pride Show w/ VINCINT is Coming (June 4)
By - posted 6/3/2022
Get Out: Events, LGBTQ+, Pride, San Francisco, Sponsored

 What better way to kick off Pride Month than at a free show? In celebration of pride, The Turn Up The Love Tour is a 3-city live event series coming to the AT&T Flagship Store San Francisco on June 4th with live musical performances headlined by VINCINT, a talented lineup of more...

SF Plans to End Trans Homelessness By 2027SF Plans to End Trans Homelessness By 2027
By - posted 5/30/2022
Brand New, Housing, LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco

Mayor London N. Breed just announced a plan in her proposed two-year budget to end homelessness for transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) San Franciscans in five years. The plan to end trans homelessness will be a collaborative effort between the Mayor’s Office on Housing and Community Development (MOHCD), the Department more...

SF Lights Up Rainbow for Harvey Milk Day (May 22)SF Lights Up Rainbow for Harvey Milk Day (May 22)
By - posted 5/16/2022
LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco City Hall and SFO airport are both lighting up in beautiful rainbow colors for Harvey Milk Day on May 22, 2022. It’s been nearly 44 years since Harvey Milk left us too soon. On what would have been his 92nd birthday, San Francisco celebrates the life and legacy of more...

SF Considers Reviving Gay BathhousesSF Considers Reviving Gay Bathhouses
By - posted 3/17/2022
LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco

In an effort to create more safe spaces for San Francisco’s LGBTQ community, Supervisor Rafael Mandelman on Tuesday proposed creating new zoning regulations that would allow for the revival of gay bathhouses. Under Mandelman’s proposed legislation, a new zoning category for adult sex venues would be created, making way for such more...

SF's Pride Parade & Festival Back for 2022 (June 25-26)SF’s Pride Parade & Festival Back for 2022 (June 25-26)
By - posted 2/17/2022
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Reggie Aqui from ABC7 for letting us know that San Francisco’s Pride is planning a return for 2022 for both the big Civic Center festival as well as the parade. SF Pride is back. Let’s get sickening (in the good way). https://t.co/5SrLD6deqY — Reggie Aqui He/Him (@reggieaqui) February 16, 2022 After two more...

Asian Art Museum’s New Exhibit “Seeing Gender” (Jan. 21 – Sept. 5)Asian Art Museum’s New Exhibit “Seeing Gender” (Jan. 21 – Sept. 5)
By - posted 1/21/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, LGBTQ+, Museums / Cultural Institutions, San Francisco, Sponsored

Seeing Gender is the museum’s first exhibition to explore the collection through the lens of gender. “Gender and sexuality are so central to conversations our society is having today, especially in the Bay Area. With its diverse holdings, the museum can make an important contribution to that dialogue,” explain the more...

SF's Glorious 180° Rainbow This MorningSF’s Glorious 180° Rainbow This Morning
By - posted 1/17/2022
LGBTQ+, San Francisco, Wow

Did you see the amazing full rainbow on Monday morning in SF? It’s a great start to MLK Day. One of our favorite local photographers @stuinsf captured this shot from his apartment in Russian Hill and it’s got our hearts singing.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Stu Berman 📷 more...

Navy Ship Named For Harvey Milk LaunchesNavy Ship Named For Harvey Milk Launches
By - posted 11/8/2021
LGBTQ+

A Navy ship named for slain gay rights icon Harvey Milk was launched in San Diego Bay on Saturday. The USNS Harvey Milk, a fleet replenishment oiler, was christened with a traditional champagne bottle break alongside the hull by Paula Neira, clinical program director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender more...

SF's Folsom Street Fair Returns as "Megahood" for 2021SF’s Folsom Street Fair Returns as “Megahood” for 2021
By - posted 9/25/2021
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, LGBTQ+, Reopening, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

We’re taking you back to basics. Bringing you into the future. Giving you a vision of where we were and where we’re going on this journey of sexual liberation for ALL. The first Folsom Street Fair in 1984 was called MEGAHOOD. Megahood / Folsom Street Fair 2021 Sunday, September 26, 2021 | more...

SF's Transgender District’s "Riot Block Party" (Aug. 29)SF’s Transgender District’s “Riot Block Party” (Aug. 29)
By - posted 8/25/2021
Celebrations, LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco

On Sunday, August 29 from noon to 4 pm, the Transgender District will be hosting a neighborhood block party, “The Riot Party,” featuring food, live music, performances, and more. The event will also honor community members who have advanced trans rights in San Francisco and beyond. In observance of one of more...

SF Now Has a "Transgender History Month"SF Now Has a “Transgender History Month”
By - posted 8/24/2021
Brand New, LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco

On the 55th anniversary of the Compton’s Cafeteria Riots, San Francisco recognizes the country’s first Transgender History Month. San Francisco Mayor London N. Breed today officially declared August as Transgender History Month in San Francisco. Developed in partnership with the Transgender District and Office of Transgender Initiatives, today’s proclamation signing at more...