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The Nation's First Transgender History Month Begins in SFThe Nation’s First Transgender History Month Begins in SF
By - posted 8/2/2022
Only in San Francisco, Pride, San Francisco

San Francisco’s Transgender History Month started Monday with a flag-raising ceremony at City Hall and Mayor London Breed extolling the city’s financial investments in the trans community. August is the month in which the city’s famed Compton’s Cafeteria Riot erupted in 1966 as a response to police harassment of transgender residents more...

4-Mile Laser Rainbow Flag Lights Up SF (June 24-26)4-Mile Laser Rainbow Flag Lights Up SF (June 24-26)
By - posted 6/24/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Pride

The majesty of San Francisco’s Market Street will be rekindled Friday, June 24, with a 4.1-mile laser Pride flag that will stretch from the Ferry Building to Twin Peaks. Dubbed WELCOME, the massive art installation is the brainchild and collaboration of San Francisco- based arts non-profit Illuminate and Nu-Salt Laser International. more...

SF's Black Trans Lives Matter Mural May Soon Be a Historic LandmarkSF’s Black Trans Lives Matter Mural May Soon Be a Historic Landmark
By - posted 6/23/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Murals, Pride, San Francisco

Thanks to San Francisco Heritage for sharing the news that San Francisco’s Black Trans Lives Matter Mural is on its way to becoming a historic landmark. Since August 2020, Turk & Taylor has been the site of the Black Trans Lives Matter Mural, a visual demonstration calling for awareness of the 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 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 Police Can Now March in Pride Parade in UniformSF Police Can Now March in Pride Parade in Uniform
By - posted 6/2/2022
Bay Area Updates, Pride, San Francisco

San Francisco police said Thursday that they will march in the city’s annual Pride Parade after coming to an agreement with parade organizers who had previously said officers could not wear their uniforms at the event. The San Francisco Police Officers Pride Alliance came to an agreement with Pride organizers who more...

SF's Massive "Pink Triangle" Lights Up for 2022 (June 1-July 1)SF’s Massive “Pink Triangle” Lights Up for 2022 (June 1-July 1)
By - posted 5/26/2022
Community, Pride, Uplifting

Get ready for 2,700 pink lights to turn on for the 2022 edition of the Pink Triangle on Twin Peaks in San Francisco. The Pink Triangle has been installed atop Twin Peaks in San Francisco for each Pride weekend since 1996, as a visible yet mute reminder of man’s inhumanity to more...

Dolores Park's Pedestrian Bridge Got a Rainbow MakeoverDolores Park’s Pedestrian Bridge Got a Rainbow Makeover
By - posted 5/2/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Pride, San Francisco

San Francisco has a brand new rainbow bridge! And even occasional graffiti from a**holes can’t stop the bridge from showing off its pride. The pedestrian bridge, which connects Church St. (at 19th St.) to Dolores Park, has gotten a colorful makeover. The bridge’s new nickname (and accompanying hashtag, but of course…), more...

SF Pride Parade & Festival Officially Announces Its Return In Person for 2022SF Pride Parade & Festival Officially Announces Its Return In Person for 2022
By - posted 4/4/2022
Bay Area Updates, Festival Updates, Pride, San Francisco

The San Francisco Pride Board of Directors announced on Monday that SF’s annual Pride Parade will return after a two-year COVID-19 hiatus. The 52nd Annual San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration and Parade will take place on Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26. Sadly, the 50th anniversary of more...

SFO Lights Up Rainbow for PrideSFO Lights Up Rainbow for Pride
By - posted 6/17/2021
Pride

SFO celebrates pride by lighting up in beautiful rainbow colors. Check out the gorgeous aerial photo by Terence Chang pictured below in tweet shared by San Francisco International Airport. See the full schedule of other upcoming colorful lighting displays at the airport including Blue, Pink and White on June 25 for the more...

SF's Lost Original 1978 Rainbow Flag is Back!SF’s Lost Original 1978 Rainbow Flag is Back!
By - posted 6/8/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Causes, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Pride

In April 2021, San Francisco’s GLBT Historical Society received an archival donation of an extraordinary, unique piece of history they just unveiled to the public on June 4, 2021. The GLBT museum now has a new exhibit featuring a large fragment (10 x 28 feet) of one of the two monumental more...

SF City Hall Lights Up Rainbow for Pride (June 7-27)SF City Hall Lights Up Rainbow for Pride (June 7-27)
By - posted 6/7/2021
Celebrations, City Insight, Pride

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...

40 Years Later: National AIDS Memorial Tribute in Golden Gate Park40 Years Later: National AIDS Memorial Tribute in Golden Gate Park
By - posted 6/3/2021
Healing, Pride

June 5th marks 40 years since the first cases of AIDS were reported in the United States. It is also HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day. The issues our nation faced in the past year — a raging pandemic with hundreds of thousands of lives lost, social injustice, health inequity, stigma, more...

SF's Massive "Pink Triangle" Lights Up on June 1stSF’s Massive “Pink Triangle” Lights Up on June 1st
By - posted 5/31/2021
Community, Pride, Uplifting

Volunteers installed the 26th annual Pink Triangle on Twin Peaks in San Francisco on Saturday afternoon in preparation for the start of Pride Month on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 The triangle, which organizers with Pink Triangle of Twin Peaks say covers about an acre on the hillside, will be illuminated nightly more...

SF's Castro Theatre Movies Return (June 2021)SF’s Castro Theatre Movies Return (June 2021)
By - posted 4/29/2021
Bay Area Favorites, LGBTQ+, Pride, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Broke-Ass Stuart for digging up the news that SF’s iconic Castro Theater has finally scheduled its first movie screenings in more than a year. Although a full reopening isn’t planned yet, the first indoor screenings at the nearly 99-year-old theater are set for the Frameline LGBTQ Film Festival in more...