Tagged: Grand Marshal

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Castro Biscuit Required Reading – Feb 27

A lot of news gets reported every day in the City of San Francisco. Sometimes it’s easy to get stuck in our little bubble here in the Castro so we decided to create a somewhat regular post linking to some of the San Francisco news we thought was important or entertaining....

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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...

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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,...

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SF Dyke & Trans Marches Embrace Manning-Will Pride Do the Same?

San Francisco Trans and Dyke March organizations have both endorsed honoring Bradley Manning during their upcoming annual pre San Francisco Pride parade marches on June 28th and 29th respectively. According to both groups Facebook posts SF Pride’s dogged debates and flip-flopping on the issue left both groups distressed. At one...

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Monday Morning News Round Up

As is the case the Castro Biscuit often touches on stories or events over the course of a month (or more) and then conclusions, follow ups, or report backs aren’t always so easy to find. Heres this Monday’s offerings. In a April post we reported SFPD was trying to skip around...

Joey Cain: Former SF Pride Committee Board member; was Board president for 4 years; former Grand Marshal; part of electoral college of grand marshals who nominated Bradley Manning 11

UPDATE: SF Pride to reconsider Manning as Grand Marshal

UPDATE (7:50pm): Public relations specialist Lisa Geduldig distributed a press release on behalf of supporters for Manning’s selection as Pride Grand Marshal announcing the public comment meeting and that, “It is not known if they will bring up and vote on the issue of whether or not to reinstate openly gay...