San Francisco

Second LGBT Honorees Selected for San Francisco’s Rainbow Honor Walk

Less than two years since 20 historic members of the LGBT were memorialized by bronze plaques in the sidewalks of San Francisco’s Castro District, the all volunteer Rainbow Honor Walk ( has announced 24 new honorees. “LGBT history is world history,” said Rainbow Honor Walk Co-Founder and Board President David Perry. “These 24 individuals represent(…)

Harvey Milk Day Evvents Scheduled in San Francisco

San Francisco will have two events to commemorate Harvey Milk Day this year, which falls on Sunday, May 22 and would have been the slain gay supervisor’s 86th birthday. The state of California held the first Milk Day on May 22, 2010 to mark the birthday of the first out politician elected to public office(…)

SF Pride Announces Grand Marshals

  San Francisco Pride has announced the winners of the 2016 Public and Member’s Choice Vote for Community and Organizational Grand Marshals of the 2016 San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade. Larry Yang Larry Yang has been chosen as the Community Grand Marshal. A teacher of meditation and mindfulness, Yang is committed to serving(…)

Openhouse Announces &1 Million Gift from The Bob Ross Foundation

The Bob A. Ross Foundation has pledged $1 million to support the expansion of Openhouse programs and services to meet the diverse needs of thousands of Bay Area lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. The agency’s new community facilities at 65 Laguna Street will be named the Bob Ross LGBT Senior Center in(…)

Tyler Oakley to be honored at GLAAD Gala San Francisco

GLAAD has announced it will honor Tyler Oakley at GLAAD Gala San Francisco at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square  Nov. 7. The event will be hosted by Mean Girls and Looking star Daniel Franzese and will feature a special performance by Grammy Award-nominated recording artist and Selma star Ledisi. Additional special guests include Empire(…)

Sex-Positive Radical Faerie House in S.F. Imperiled

A gathering place for community, and sex, could be leaving San Francisco. The 14th Street House in San Francisco, a fixture in the Mission since 1988, faces an uncertain future. Known by some as the Faerie House, the pink Victorian mansion was purchased by members of the counter-culture group the Radical Faeries during the height(…)

Burger King Offers Proud Whopper in SF

Burger King is celebrating gay pride with a message on its Whopper wrappers. The fast-food chain says it will post a video online Wednesday that shows scenes from a San Francisco location where it sold a “Proud Whopper.” Customers were not told what is in the burger, which comes wrapped in rainbow paper. Once opened(…)