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Pride flag burned at Pacifica school being investigated as a hate crime

Pride flag burned at Pacifica school being investigated as a hate crime

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 28, 2022

The burning of an LGBTQ Pride flag at an elementary school in Pacifica earlier this month is bringing community members together Tuesday — June 28 — for a unity event.

Fights, reported chemical spray mar SF Pride festival

Fights, reported chemical spray mar SF Pride festival

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 27, 2022

As the first in-person Pride parade and festival since 2019 was winding down June 26, the celebration was cut short after someone sprayed what may have been Mace into a crowd outside the main stage at Civic Center.

SFPD plans heavy deployment during Pride weekend

SFPD plans heavy deployment during Pride weekend

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 24, 2022

With the first in-person Pride celebration since 2019 finally here, San Francisco Police Department officials are calling on the public to keep their eyes open for any suspicious behavior as they enjoy the festivities.

2 parades to greet SF pridegoers

2 parades to greet SF pridegoers

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 22, 2022

It's been three years since San Francisco last celebrated Pride with its usual extravagance — COVID, like any unwanted guest, saw to that.

SF's LGBTQ theater brings diverse voices to the stage

SF's LGBTQ theater brings diverse voices to the stage

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 22, 2022

In October, San Francisco's New Conservatory Theatre Center will mount the world premiere of Nick Malakhow's new play "A Picture of Two Boys."

Virtual tour provides look at SF lesbian historic site

Virtual tour provides look at SF lesbian historic site

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 22, 2022

As viewers use their mouse to scroll around a computer-generated reimagining of the living room of the home owned by the late lesbian pioneers Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, an audio clip plays of the couple recalling their lesbian organization.

Smaller CA cities raise the bar on celebrating Pride

Smaller CA cities raise the bar on celebrating Pride

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 22, 2022

After Sabine Martin initially came out as gay at the age of 12, her Mormon parents pulled her out of her public school and decided to homeschool her.

Pulse foundation forges ahead with memorial project

Pulse foundation forges ahead with memorial project

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Jun 22, 2022

It was a day that many LGBTQs will never forget.

Safety measures in place for Pride, officials say

Safety measures in place for Pride, officials say

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 22, 2022

San Francisco police and Pride officials are thinking of security at this year's events a little more earnestly than in previous years.

Film planned about 19th century SF feminist

Film planned about 19th century SF feminist

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 22, 2022

A new film, now in pre-production, will recall the life of Juana Briones, often remembered as the "Founding Mother of San Francisco."

Monkeypox and COVID: Staying safe during Pride

Monkeypox and COVID: Staying safe during Pride

  • by Liz Highleyman
  • Jun 22, 2022

More than two years into the pandemic, people are ready to party, but COVID-19 is still with us, and the emergence of monkeypox among gay and bisexual men presents a new health threat.

Peek inside Castro Theatre shows why it's a city jewel

Peek inside Castro Theatre shows why it's a city jewel

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 22, 2022

The object of love and much adoration and — lately — plenty of controversy, the Castro Theatre is the crown jewel of the Castro neighborhood.

Nonbinary author has 'most banned' book in US

Nonbinary author has 'most banned' book in US

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Jun 22, 2022

Maia Kobabe has the distinction of having written the most banned book in America, according to the American Library Association and PEN America, the writers' advocacy group Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists, and Novelists.

Horne celebrates lifetime grand marshal honor

Horne celebrates lifetime grand marshal honor

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 22, 2022

Black trans activist Andrea Horne is an imposing woman. It's something in the way she carries herself, perhaps, her bearing, her sense of self.