Harvey Milk

18 Feb 2022

What San Francisco Felt Like at the Start of the Tech Boom

I moved to San Francisco in 2002, a time I like to call “between gold rushes.” The fervor and swagger of the first dot com boom had not so much burst as it had flown around the city like a balloon with the air let out, taking down everything it crashed into. San Francisco had ridden the dot com monster into the 21st century on a wave of optimism and massive change, and not unlike the original gold rush that created this place, more than just a handful of people ended up with obscene wealth. And then like anything too good to be true, it ended with a whimper, causing those who hadn’t managed to strike a vein of digital ore, left to pick up the pieces and create something of their own.

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19 Jan 2022

Hauntings, Demolition, and Murder: The Fascinating History of SF’s City Hall

In 1942, San Francisco City Hall employees began to fear their place of work.  Every day, shortly after noon, employees heard five rapping sounds, seemingly emanating from within the walls. This was followed by a brief pause, then another three raps. Nobody could explain the source of these eerie sounds. 

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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21 Apr 2021

Tucker Carlson Celebrated Harvey Milk’s Murder in His College Yearbook

Trust find Nazi Tucker Carlson took a break from throwing conniptions over the Derek Chauvin verdict on his nightly Sixty Minutes of Hate cable news program Tuesday to foreshadow some manner of possible coming scandal involving his college yearbook. You can watch him preemptively play defense in the clip below,

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13 Jan 2021

Margo St. James, Matriarch of the Modern Sex Work Movement, Has Died

Historic SF sex worker organization St. James Infirmary broke the devastating news Tuesday that its namesake and founder Margo St. James had passed. “With profound sadness, the St. James Infirmary announces the death of the most storied among our founders, Margo St. James,” the health and safety clinic said in

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20 May 2019

March with the Harvey Milk Club for the 40th Anniversary of the White Night Riots

Tuesday marks the 40th anniversary of the White Night Riots. On May 21, 1979, San Francisco waited for justice following the murders of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk at the hands of their colleague, former cop Dan White. When the verdict was handed down, members of the San Francisco Police Department had already begun celebrating White’s minimal manslaughter sentence. However, others demanded answers, protesting in front of City Hall.

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29 Jun 2018

An Exhaustive Collection 2018 SF Pride Photos

Another Pride has come and gone in a year that felt little of celebration.  The fight continues, however, and visibility is the strongest message one can send.  And if there are folk  that knows how to show off the fight with fabulousness and ferocity, they are the babes of the

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02 Apr 2017

Gilbert Baker (1951-2017) Pride Flag Creator Saw The Bigger Picture

Gilbert Baker, an artist who in 1978 created the iconic Rainbow Flag, passed away on Friday at his home in New York City. He was 65 years old. Cause of death remains unknown at this time. An army veteran, Gilbert was stationed in San Francisco when he was honorably discharged

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26 Jun 2016

BAS Pride 2016: Marching, Frisking, Policing at Civic Center; Hard French & Disco Daddy 6/25

Pride 2016 may be one of the most important in recent memory. Out of the tragedy of Orlando, a wave of solidarity has spread across the world and it has galvanized our community to respond with love, to speak out against our culture of violence, stand with our Latinx, Muslim,

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