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September 22, 1975:  The Sad Story of Oliver Sipple, The Gay Man Who Saved President Ford’s Life

September 22, 1975: The Sad Story of Oliver Sipple, The Gay Man Who Saved President Ford’s Life

Share this:   On September 22, 1975 President Gerald Ford was in San Francisco to deliver a luncheon speech to a foreign affairs group at the St. Francis Hotel. Outside, Oliver Sipple, a former Marine and Vietnam veteran, was in the crowd waiting...
San Francisco Considers Plans To Give Free/Low Cost Truvada To Gay Men To Prevent AIDS

San Francisco Considers Plans To Give Free/Low Cost Truvada To Gay Men To Prevent AIDS

Share this:   Truvada, is a one-a-day pill has been found to be roughly as effective as condoms  in reducing the risk of contracting HIV. But the high cost of the drug  $8,000 to $14,000 a year is out of many people’s price range, even with...
GLBT History 1979 – KPIX 5 Special Report: Has San Francisco Gay Power Gone Too Far? ~ The Aftermath Of Milk & Moscone Murders – Video

GLBT History 1979 – KPIX 5 Special Report: Has San Francisco Gay Power Gone Too Far? ~ The Aftermath Of Milk & Moscone Murders – Video

Share this:   Watch the Emmy Award winning KPIX People’s 5 report with Don Knapp presented on the 1 yr Anniversary of slain Mayor Moscone & Supervisor Milk’s murders. The 25 minute special report opens joyously with the Village People...
SFPD Release Video Of Suspect in Castro District Murder of  Bryan Higgins aka. Feather Lynn

SFPD Release Video Of Suspect in Castro District Murder of Bryan Higgins aka. Feather Lynn

Share this: *DO YOU KNOW OR HAVE YOU SEEN HIM? Anyone with information can contact the SFPD at 415-575-4444 or text TIP411 with “SFPD” at the start of the message. Last week the body of 31-year-old radical faerie Bryan Higgins aka Feather Lynn was...
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...
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