From El Tecolote.
01 Jul 2015

BAS Pride 2015 Call to Action: Unity Rally for Chicano LGBT Mural (7/1)

  For the third time, in less than a month, a simple, yet powerful, art installation has been marred by hate. Manuel Paul’s Por Vida, which was installed to great fanfare from the queer Latino community on June 13th, was defaced again late Monday, this time by arson. That it

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26 Jun 2015

BAS Pride 2015: What The LGBT Community Taught Me About Love & Marriage

  My heart is filled with love this morning. Same-sex marriage is legal in every single one of these United States of America. Living in America, believing in the American ‘dream’, these ideas, this almost imaginary possibility – one can quickly become disheartened by all the bad news, the hypocrisy,

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26 Jun 2015

NYC Pride 2015: Something for Everyone

Pride is upon us! This is absolutely one of the best times to be in New York City. I look forward to the parade every year as an official start to my summer festivities. This year feels really special as Stonewall was granted landmark status by New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission just days

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I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

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24 Jun 2015

Where to Meet Lesbians in San Francisco

“A room full of queer people, and I feel like I’m fucking invisible.” I sat with my friend Michaela in the middle of a popular LGBTQ+ bar on a Friday night and noted the extent of our failure. Our goal had seemed so simple at the beginning of the night:

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23 Jun 2015

BAS Pride 2015: Actual Events for Actual Lesbians

Want to meet cute ladies, ladies? Here’s the master list of events- and for the love of god feel free to suggest any other parties or clubs you think are dope. Cockblock Called ‘The Best Place for Chicks (Who Likes Chicks)’ by the SF Bay Guardian Every 2nd Saturday at the Rickshaw

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05 Jun 2015

BAS Pride 2015: The Q-Sides Opening Night Party! (6/5)

Every once in a while you get the chance to be part of something beyond cool. The Q-Sides, a joint project by Vero Majano, Kari Orvik and DJ Brown Amy, is this for me. It’s the kind of project that makes you feel like the city we love, the gente

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03 Jul 2013

Full Disclosure: A Straight Person Being Kicked Out of a Gay Bar

Many, many great things happened for both SF and nationwide LGBT communities this past week. There was something truly remarkable seeing the streets of San Francisco Wednesday night filled not in protest or rallying cry, but in celebration. It was a stark contrast to the night of November 4, 2008

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