Category: Events

Dykes on Bikes (photo: Ingrid Taylar/flickr) 6

Voting for 2014 Pride Grand Marshals has begun!

Public voting has begun for Community and Organizational Grand Marshals and Pink Brick Award recipient for 2014 San Francisco Pride. The public can vote on the SF Pride website here. Voting ends March 17th. The candidates are (mini bio’s of each nominee are included on the ballot page): Community Grand...

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Pride Grand Marshal nominations due today

We posted a couple of weeks ago that the SF Pride board was accepting nominations for Pride Grand Marshals including Community Grand Marshal (a local hero), Organizational Grand Marshal (nonprofit LGBTQ contributing organization), and Pink Brick Award Recipient (an entity/person that has harmed LGBTQ). Well today is the last day...

Rainy Castro (photo: Bark) 2

Sunday rainy day to do: Super Bowl, Castro Theatre

It’s wet outside and a little bit windy, but if you’re still itching to head out of the house/apartment/micro-apartment today we’ve got a couple of options. Super Bowl Even though the 49ers didn’t make the cut,  that’s not stopping some of your local watering holes from playing the “big game”...

Dave shares his story of Barry (photo: Roy McKenzie) 2

30+ gather to memorialize Barry LeBlanc

30+ neighbors and friends gathered at 1PM today to memorialize Barry LeBlanc who died after decades of living homeless in Castro. Some people brought flowers, some brought art he had made for them, and many brought and shared their personal stories of how Barry touched their lives.

A friend offers a memento at Barry LeBlanc memorial shrine (photo: Roy McKenzie) 0

Reminder: Memorial for Barry LeBlanc at 1PM

Our readers shared some touching stories about Barry LeBlanc, a homeless man who died last month after decades of roaming the streets of the Castro. Area residents have collected mementos and flowers on 16th Street behind Books, Inc near Dinosaurs as a remembrance. I’ve been told by several people that...

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SF Pride accepting nominations for 2014 Grand Marshal

We followed closely the fiasco that was the SF Pride Board backpedaling on naming Chelsea (Bradley) Manning Grand Marshal for the 2013 Pride Parade last year. Since then, a whole new board has been installed, meetings opened to the general public, financials and meeting minutes posted to the Pride website,...