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Photos: Pride Takes Over San Francisco

Photos: Pride Takes Over San Francisco

Pride celebrations had extra resonance this year after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Prop. 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act, and more than 1 million people gathered in San Francisco to celebrate. Thousands of people partied in the streets of the Castro starting Thursday after the Supreme Court ruling, but the celebrations peaked Saturday and Sunday with the Dyke March and celebration in Dolores Park and the Gay Pride Parade yesterday.

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Photos: Castro Street Party for Prop. 8 Defeat

Photos: Castro Street Party for Prop. 8 Defeat

The party stretched from the early morning to late at night in the Castro as the LGBT community and Prop. 8 opponents celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that proposition is unconstitutional.

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The Best Pride 2012 Pics

The Best Pride 2012 Pics

It was a sunny weekend in SF and a beautiful time for hundreds of thousands of people to celebrate #Pride. Some wanted to just party while others came to give their support and to take strength from their community. But everyone came to have fun….

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Ruling Expected in Proposition 8 Case

Ruling Expected in Proposition 8 Case

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco plans to announce it’s ruling on Tuesday on whether Proposition 8 violates the constitutional rights of same-sex couples.

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Theater Premiers: Santaland Diaries, Smuin Ballet LGBT Benefit & More

Theater Premiers: Santaland Diaries, Smuin Ballet LGBT Benefit & More

The week before Christmas holds a slew of holly, jolly holiday shows. 

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Hand Holding Day at the CJM

Hand Holding Day at the CJM

Remember that story last Sunday when a lesbian couple taking in the Gertrude Stein exhibit at the Contemporary Jewish Museum was asked by a contracted security guard to stop holding hands? Well, get ready to lock palms, because the museum is asking the public to…

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Ice Cream Pride

Ice Cream Pride

Gay Pride kicks off this weekend (Friday – Sunday) and in honor of the festivities, the Haight’s Three Twins Ice Cream (254 Fillmore bet. Haight and Waller) is offering an array of special flavors just for the occasion.

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Video: SF Giants’ It Gets Better

Video: SF Giants’ It Gets Better

The SF Giants became the first professional sports team to release an “It Gets Better” video supporting teens, particularly LGBT teens, who are bullied and teased. If you have no idea what this movement – kicked off by Dan Savage is about – check it…

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Video: Minneapolis Is the New Gay

Video: Minneapolis Is the New Gay

San Francisco is no longer the gayest city in America. It’s not even in the top ten of gayest cities. The Daily Show investigates.

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City College of San Francisco Developing New Major

City College of San Francisco Developing New Major

Officials at City College of San Francisco are working to create an associate’s degree major in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender studies, which would be the first of its kind in the U.S.

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Same Sex Marriage Ban Protest

Same Sex Marriage Ban Protest

Today is Valentine’s Day. For many it’s a day for giving and celebrating love, but for some it’s just an ugly reminder that love is not blind. If fact, love, marriage and discrimination go hand in hand here in California and in most states across…

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America’s First GLBT Museum

America’s First GLBT Museum

Step aside MOMA and de Young, there’s a new museum in town. The country’s first GLBT History Museum. Located at 4127 18th Street in the Castro it is run by The GLBT Historical Society and currently has two exhibits – “Our Vast Queer Past: Celebrating…

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