Tagged: Pink Saturday

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Community meeting planned for future of Pink Saturday

The Bay Area Reporter did a followup story on the story we broke about the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence’s plans to rework or possibly recommend canceling Pink Saturday altogether. In their story they revealed that the Sisters are planning a community meeting to discuss Pink Saturday’s future. The event is tentatively set...

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No more Pink Saturday?

The future of Pink Saturday is uncertain, according to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the non-profit group that has hosted the event for nearly 20 years. The event was started back in 1991 in the Castro (where many people were already starting to gather in years past) as a permit-free...

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Sister attacked on Pink Saturday. Police need your help.

Police need the community’s help in identifying the attacker(s) of one of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and her husband during Pink Saturday festivities in the Castro near 18th and Castro Street. The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are the main hosts of Pink Saturday festivities and widely push their “Stop...

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Pride weekend assault perp found guilty

The San Jose Mercury News reported that Christopher Porter-Bailey, the Oakland man who was caught on video kicking a girl in the face after robbing her of her possessions during Pink Saturday Pride celebrations last June 30th was found guilty of robbery, assault, and battery by a jury of his...

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Castro Crime Blotter & Legal Round Up

Police are asking for the public’s assistance. They’re looking for witnesses to an assault that took place between a couple and a Safeway security guard to come forward and help identify the attackers. On Monday, August 12th, near midnight a woman and man in their mid to late twenties were...

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VIDEO: Punk-thug wanted in Pink Saturday assault

In what may be a better post for a Central Valley or East Bay blog, SFist posted a video of a girl getting literally kicked in the face by some punk-ass thug during Pink Saturday events around Market and Castro. The assault happened at around 1:50 in the morning on...