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LGBT History –  August 1966:  SCREAMING QUEENS: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria In San Francisco (Video Link)

LGBT History – August 1966: SCREAMING QUEENS: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria In San Francisco (Video Link)

Share this: A hot summer August night in San Francisco in 1966 (No one knows the exact date since SFPD files have been lost) at Compton’s Cafeteria, in the seedy Tenderloin district, and it is hopping with its usual assortment of drag queens, transgender...
Porno Pete’s Assless Chaps Adventure! – AFA’s Peter LaBarbera Infiltrates Dore Alley

Porno Pete’s Assless Chaps Adventure! – AFA’s Peter LaBarbera Infiltrates Dore Alley

Share this:   Well its that time of year again when Illionois’ own D Lister anti-gay leader Porno Pete LaBarbera gets to pack his assless chaps and camera and takes a paid vacation to San Francisco and cruises the attendees of the Up Your Alley...
Whopper PRIDE! – Burger King Jumps On The LGBT Support Bandwagon – WATCH: PROUD Whopper Video

Whopper PRIDE! – Burger King Jumps On The LGBT Support Bandwagon – WATCH: PROUD Whopper Video

Share this:  TIME Magazine: Behind the counter at a Burger King in the heart of San Francisco is a rainbow-colored menu board advertising a product that the fast-food behemoth has never sold before and isn’t selling anywhere else: The Proud Whopper....
Today In Gay History:  June 22, 1977 – The Brutal Murder Of Robert Hillsborough Rocks San Francisco and the Nation

Today In Gay History: June 22, 1977 – The Brutal Murder Of Robert Hillsborough Rocks San Francisco and the Nation

Share this: June 22, 1977   A brutal murder that took place nearly four decades ago in San Francisco catalyzed that city’s gay community and resulted in exposing the mostly hidden to the public- eye violence against gay people. On the night of...
GDC: 27th Annual Game Developers Conference Talks About Queer Characters and Social Issues

GDC: 27th Annual Game Developers Conference Talks About Queer Characters and Social Issues

Share this: This years 27th annual Game Developers Conference held at the  Moscone Center in San Francisco is full of panels  with titles like “The Sound of Grand Theft Auto V” and “The Art of Reanimating Plants vs. Zombies 2.”...
Today In Gay History September 16th: Maria Callas, ILGA, Sodomy and San Francisco

Today In Gay History September 16th: Maria Callas, ILGA, Sodomy and San Francisco

Share this: 1730: In Amsterdam, Lourens Hosponjon is executed for sodomy. Other than thew record of his execution no details have been noted. 1856: Wilheim Von Gloeden, German photographer of beautiful young men, is born in Wismar, Germany. . At the turn...
San Francisco Stands Up For Russian LGBT’s, Protests Russian Consulate – Video

San Francisco Stands Up For Russian LGBT’s, Protests Russian Consulate – Video

Share this: LGBT and straight San Franciscans gathered and protested on Saturday in front of the Russian Consulate in city by the bay as part of a worldwide effort to draw attention to growing abuses the LGBT community have to endure living in Russia...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and 700 Employees March in San Francisco’s Gay Pride Parade

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and 700 Employees March in San Francisco’s Gay Pride Parade

Share this: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg  along with 700 of his employees marched in San Francisco’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration on Sunday morning. About 15% of its workforce — all wearing special t-shirts designed...
Today In Gay History – June 19th: Jerry Falwell “AIDS is a Punishment From GOD!”

Today In Gay History – June 19th: Jerry Falwell “AIDS is a Punishment From GOD!”

Share this: JUNE 19th - 1312 – Piers Gaveston, French favorite (and probable lover) of Edward II of England, was murdered on this date. 1566 – King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland was born on this date. Responsible for the...
SF Pride Board Cancels Promised Follow-up Public Meeting on Bradley Manning

SF Pride Board Cancels Promised Follow-up Public Meeting on Bradley Manning

Share this:Protestors outside SF Pride Board offices (credit: Roy McKenzie, Castro Biscuit) After this shit-show debacle that was a public relations nightmare last week at the San Francisco Pride Board’s office, the Pride board released a statement...
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