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San Francisco Pride Honors African American Art & Culture Complex Directors as 2021 Grand Marshals

The Western Addition’s African American Art & Culture Complex co-executive directors Melonie and Melorra Green have been elected in an online vote as Community Grand Marshals. “SF Pride wishes to thank the hundreds of people who voted for the general public’s choice of 2021 Community Grand Marshals”, said the SF Pride team on the nominations, […]

As A Gay Man, Other Gay Men Still Scare Me & It’s Affecting My Ability To Be Normal

And it festers within internalized homophobia, jealousy, and sadness. It’s something I’m seeing more and more as days pass by. Why do I put so much of my self-worth into pretty gay people? I’m proud of being a gay man. Surrounded by a community that lifts each other up without being dependent on race, monetary […]

Juanita MORE!: The Maternal, Indefatigable Muse of San Francisco’s Queer Community

As I walked down the incandescent hallway leading to Juanita MORE!’s apartment, I expected that she’d be the first warm-blooded creature to greet me, prior to entering her Nob Hill studio home. You could imagine my surprise—albeit, an elated and joyous and welcomed one—when a French bulldog nuzzled my left leg, instead. “Oh, Jackson’s not […]

Tequila and Ice Cream Eating Contests Are On The Weekend Agenda

Boy, have we got a loaded weekend for you. For starters, there’s pride. There’s also open bar tequila on a roof, an ice cream eating contest, a party at a yacht club, and free outdoor movies like Black Panther and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. San Francisco Pride 2016, photo via Hoodline. Experience […]

Off The Menu: Dirty Habits & LYRIC Host A Pride Filled Brunch

And with a brunch starting at $35, how can you not? For those who reached out about how we are going to report on Pride centric news, we hear you loud and clear—we understand that businesses will use Pride as a way to push their monetary gain and won’t focus on the bigger issues at […]

The Dogs in Drag Were The Highlight of This Year’s Pride Parade

Sashay, you stay! And your collar is hella cute too! The streets were alive with all the colors of the rainbow this past Sunday. And while the drag was hella fierce too, another cohort of parade goers, too, had a strong snatch-game—the pups of Pride! (Yes: I’m referring to the actual canine variety…and not the […]

Drag Icon Juanita More! Rings In Pride 2017 In The Most Beautiful Way Possible

“2017 marks my 25th year in drag in San Francisco, so these murals are very special to me,” says local drag icon Juanita More!. Everything from painting supervisor Jane Kim to leading a series of resist marches, Juanita has a lot to celebrate. With a new year of Pride to celebrate, the iconic drag star […]

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