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EQCA Awards @ Fairmont Hotel

EQCA Awards @ Fairmont Hotel

By Steven Underhill

Equality California's annual awards gala, held at the Fairmont Hotel on May 11, included presentations of the Vanguard Leadership Award, presented by SF Mayor London Breed to Hon. Scott Weiner, who also got a birthday cake.

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By Steven Underhill | May 8, 2019

Cast members from the touring production of the musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory performed a variety of songs, skits and comedy sketches with host Ellie Monae.

By Jim Gladstone | April 24, 2019

Las Vegas-based illusionist Jack Alexander will bring his sleek new stage show, Express, to Oasis next weekend in two benefit performances for the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation (REAF).


By C.J. Knight | April 10, 2019

While fundraisers and drag queens are commonplace in the Castro, it's rare that 100 percent of the proceeds from a three-hour Friday event goes to a great cause. Enter The Disco Coalition.

By Race Bannon | March 27, 2019

On some level, creating community is a numbers game. The more times you try, the more times you succeed. Sometimes you have to throw lots of stuff against the wall to see what sticks.


By Jim Provenzano | March 22, 2019

The recent news of the two-year lease extension to historic LGBTQ bar The Stud had fans cheering. To help pay their rent and bills, the bar's collective owners are competing in a $50,000 grant opportunity funded by Federal Express.

By Race Bannon | March 13, 2019

One of the annual projects of the San Francisco Bay Area Leather Alliance is producing the Leather Alliance Weekend, which took place February 28 through March 3. The weekend included the San Francisco Bootblack and Mr. San Francisco Leather 2019 contest.


By Steven Underhill | March 6, 2019

Cast members from the touring production of the classic musical Hello, Dolly! took to Brava Theater's stage at One Night Only, the latest Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation fundraiser for local nonprofits.

By Events Editor | February 27, 2019

The 91st annual Academy Awards were only part of the show at the Academy of Friends' gala party at City View Metron. The nautically-themed fete included a few mermaids amid the gold Oscar guys.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | February 20, 2019

Oscar night is one of the holier nights on the LGBTQ calendar, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate the big night. Even with this year's controversies over choosing a host (who isn't a homophobic jerk) might dissuade former fans from viewing.

By photos: Gooch | December 19, 2018

We Are One, a Dec. 14 fundraiser for victims of California wildfires, was cohosted by Emperor Leandro Gonzales, Empress Pollo Del Mar, the Imperial Council and the Rainbow World Fund.


By Steven Underhill | December 12, 2018

The stars shone brightly at the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation's annual holiday-themed benefit concert held Dec. 10 at the Marines' Memorial Theatre.

By Steven Underhill | December 5, 2018

World AIDS day annual local commemorations included the annual Light in the Grove, the gala fundraiser held at the National AIDS Memorial Grove.


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