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News, The Snitch Pride Honoree Gilbert Baker Hates the Word "Pride"

Pride Honoree Gilbert Baker Hates the Word "Pride"

This weekend, the winner of San Francisco Pride's Gilbert Baker Pride Founders Award will be Gilbert Baker. Ulysses S. Grant is buried in Grant's tomb. And Francisco Franco is still dead. Even if you're not familiar with Baker, you're definitely…
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The theme of the 42nd Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration & Parade is “Global Equality.” It’s a smart statement of inclusiveness for what has come to be the world’s largest and most visible gathering of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and…
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News, The Snitch The Keeper of the Castro Rainbow Flag

The Keeper of the Castro Rainbow Flag

Yesterday, we wrote about who owns the Castro's iconic rainbow flag. Technically, it's the Castro Merchants -- who pay for and insure the flag, which sits on land owned by BART and managed by the Department of Public Works. Fair…
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News, Bay View O'er the Castro

O'er the Castro

When Gilbert Baker set out to create the first gay pride flag in 1978, his vision of the rainbow was a little different than what everyone else sees in the sky. In addition to the seven hues in the color…
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