Tagged: Pride

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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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Car crashes into Cliff’s Variety

Well Pride weekend went off without major incidents in the Castro this year, that is, until this morning around 5AM. A driver of a black Mercedes Benz heading southbound on Castro crossed the lanes, smashed into a stationary concrete trash can and slammed into the side of Cliff’s Variety Store...

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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...

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...