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GaymerX says no more LGBT gamer conferences, citing lack of sponsorhip

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Organizers of the GaymerX conference for LGBT gamers and developers have announced that this year's conference in San Francisco will be its last for the foreseeable future, citing a lack of sponsorship. [ Read more → ]
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Manning regains honor as grand marshal in San Francisco Pride parade

Saturday, April 12, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — An imprisoned U.S. Army private charged in a massive leak of U.S. secrets to the WikiLeaks website will serve as an honorary grand marshal in this year's San Francisco Pride parade. [ Read more → ]
The winning design for San Francisco's rainbow sidewalks is similar to this crosswalk in Vancouver, BC.

San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood to get rainbow crosswalks

Saturday, March 15, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco's famed LGBT-friendly Castro district will be showing more of its gay pride when the city paints four crosswalks in the colors of the Rainbow Pride flag. [ Read more → ]
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A year after anti-gay remarks, 49ers’ Chris Culliver continues LGBT outreach

Friday, March 7, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is continuing his outreach to the LGBT community more than a year after his anti-gay remarks leading up to the Super Bowl. [ Read more → ]
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Man convicted in attack during last year’s San Francisco Pride

Friday, February 14, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco prosecutors say a man has been found guilty for an attack on a woman during the city's gay pride festivities that was caught on surveillance video. [ Read more → ]
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Man arrested in attack on woman during San Francisco Pride

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco police have made an arrest in a brutal assault and robbery of a woman during the city's gay pride festivities. [caption id="attachment_105387" align="alignright" width="350"] San Francisco, Calif.[/caption] Police say surveillance video of the June 30 attack shows 23-year-old Oakland resident... [ Read more → ]
Noah Berger, APJoseph and Tim Ginejko hold their 6-month-old twin daughters while watching San Francisco's pride parade on Sunday. The couple, who traveled from Fresno, Calif. for the celebration, wed in 2008.

PHOTOS: Millions flock to pride events just days after Supreme Court rulings

Monday, July 1, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — Millions of gay rights supporters crowded parade routes in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Seattle, Minneapolis and other major U.S. cities to celebrate what once was unimaginable — two Supreme Court victories on same-sex marriage. [ Read more → ]
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, 700 employees march in SF pride parade

Monday, July 1, 2013
Facebook founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg joined more than 700 Facebook employees marching in San Francisco's gay pride on Sunday. [ Read more → ]
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Report: One-third of San Francisco’s homeless identify as LGBT

Saturday, June 22, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — More than one-quarter of the homeless people counted in San Francisco this year identified themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, a proportion that surprised veteran advocates for the homeless who say that gays are overrepresented in the ranks of homeless youth and elderly. [ Read more → ]
Bradley Manning

San Francisco Pride organizers confirm Bradley Manning won’t be honored

Monday, June 10, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — Organizers of San Francisco's annual gay pride celebration have confirmed that the U.S. soldier who has acknowledged providing classified documents to WikiLeaks will not be honored during this month's celebration. [ Read more → ]
Bradley Manning

SF Pride leader says Manning’s pick as grand marshall was an employee error

Saturday, April 27, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — Racing to stanch a flow of criticism, the president of San Francisco's annual gay pride celebration said Friday night that the U.S. Army private charged in a massive leak of U.S. secrets to the WikiLeaks website will not be an honorary grand marshal after all. [ Read more → ]
Bradley Manning

Wikileaks suspect Bradley Manning named SF Pride parade grand marshal

Friday, April 26, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Army private charged in a massive leak of U.S. secrets to the WikiLeaks website has been named as a grand marshal of San Francisco's annual gay rights parade, a choice that was immediately condemned by several groups representing gay and lesbian service members. [ Read more → ]
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Lesbian cousin of Chief Justice to attend U.S. Supreme Court hearing on Prop 8

Sunday, March 24, 2013
The lesbian cousin of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will be among the invited guests at Tuesday’s historic hearing on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. [ Read more → ]
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Singer Michelle Shocked declares ‘God hates fags’ during San Francisco show

Monday, March 18, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- Folk singer Michelle Shocked stunned a San Francisco audience on Sunday night after breaking into an anti-gay rant in which she said, "God hates fags." [ Read more → ]
Chris Culliver

Culliver to attend sensitivity training, volunteer with at-risk LGBT youth

Saturday, February 2, 2013
NEW ORLEANS -- San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver will begin sensitivity training and education immediately after the Super Bowl following his anti-gay remarks this week, then begin volunteer work with at-risk homosexual youth nationwide. [ Read more → ]
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The actions of San Francisco 49er players are clueless and crass, divisive and dumb

Friday, February 1, 2013
The crass words and clueless actions of San Francisco 49ers Chris Culliver, Ahmad Brooks and Isaac Sopoaga are as divisive as they are dumb ... that these men have foolishly elected to use their Super Bowl spotlight to demean and dehumanize a substantial portion of their fan base is a brazen act of arrogance that encourages the very bullying the ‘It Gets Better’ project addresses. [ Read more → ]
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San Francisco 49ers’ Chris Culliver apologizes for anti-gay remarks

Thursday, January 31, 2013
NEW ORLEANS — San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver apologized Thursday for anti-gay comments he made to a comedian during Super Bowl media day, saying "that's not what I feel in my heart." [ Read more → ]
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San Francisco 49ers’ Chris Culliver: Gay players not welcome

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
NEW ORLEANS – Just days before the San Francisco 49ers will take to the field In New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII, cornerback Chris Culliver on Tuesday said that a gay player would not be welcome on the team. Appearing on the Artie Lange show... [ Read more → ]
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SF Archbishop: gay marriage a ‘natural impossibility’ — much like ‘male breastfeeding’

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, in a recent interview with the United Kingdom's Catholic Herald, said the term gay marriage should be rarely used because it refers to a "natural impossibility" -- much like "male breastfeeding." Cordileone said that the struggle to protect "traditional marriage"... [ Read more → ]
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Sports Illustrated captures cheers, kisses at San Francisco gay sports bar

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- In the pages of Sports Illustrated, many readers will get a glimpse into a Bay Area 49er fan celebration they may not be familiar with. [ Read more → ]
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San Francisco lawmaker proposes renaming airport after Harvey Milk

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
A San Francisco lawmaker on Tuesday will introduce legislation seeking to rename San Francisco International Airport for slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk. A charter amendment by Supervisor David Campos would place the proposal to rename the airport as Harvey Milk-San Francisco International Airport, and... [ Read more → ]
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San Francisco to provide equal health care access to transgender patients

Thursday, November 8, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Health Commission, the governing and policy-making body of the city's Department of Public Health, announced Tuesday its intent to remove transgender exclusions from the "Healthy San Francisco" health access program. [ Read more → ]
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San Francisco Archbishop-elect, and Prop 8 architect, arrested for DUI

Monday, August 27, 2012
SAN DIEGO -- The Rev. Salvatore Cardileone, the bishop of Oakland who was named by Pope Benedict XVI last month to become the Archbishop of San Francisco, was arrested in San Diego early Saturday on a charge of driving while under the influence. [ Read more → ]
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San Francisco 49ers become first NFL team to join ‘It Gets Better’ campaign

Saturday, August 25, 2012
The San Francisco 49ers this week became the first professional football team to join the "It Gets Better" project, an anti-bullying campaign intended to end suicides among LGBT youth, and to bring awareness to bullying of of gay kids. [ Read more → ]
Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church

Catholic church bans drag performers from gay group’s annual fundraiser

Saturday, August 11, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- A local gay recovery group will not be holding its annual fall fundraiser in the social hall of the Castro neighborhood's Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church after officials said that no drag queens would be allowed. [ Read more → ]
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