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Culture, The Exhibitionist Up Your Alley: #KinkThanksgiving Is the Alternative to Pride (NSFW)

Up Your Alley: #KinkThanksgiving Is the Alternative to Pride (NSFW)

WARNING: BUTTS Apple just announced that it'll be releasing a rainbow flag emoji this fall, as part of a suite of new id eograms that looks mostly like it's plugging in a few holes in the existing emoji-verse than anything…
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News, The Snitch VIDEO: Pride Trashes Dolores Park Into Submission, Evokes Dystopian Metaphors

VIDEO: Pride Trashes Dolores Park Into Submission, Evokes Dystopian Metaphors

The above is video footage captured in Dolores Park this morning, in the not-too-distant, post-Pride present, in a reality where humans have abdicated their responsibilities and where trash is the dominant life form. Instead of green space, there is…
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News, The Snitch Police Presence Leads Social Justice Groups to Exit Social Justice-Themed Pride

Police Presence Leads Social Justice Groups to Exit Social Justice-Themed Pride

Pride weekend is here, and it's secure: Metal detectors will greet visitors to Pride's main stages at Civic Center on Sunday and all festivities will include a heightened police presence, measures taken following the June 12 slaughter of 49…
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Music, All Shook Down DJ and Event Producer Justime on the Importance of Showcasing Local Talent and Keeping Clubs Ego-Free

DJ and Event Producer Justime on the Importance of Showcasing Local Talent and Keeping Clubs Ego-Free

Whether it’s throwing events or being behind the decks of clubs and festivals, local DJ and musician Justime has always strived to create an atmosphere of equality and keep radical queer culture alive and thriving in the Bay. Curating events…
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News, The Snitch Pink Saturday is Coming Back... Sort Of

Pink Saturday is Coming Back... Sort Of

This weekend’s Pride Parade and other related festivities in San Francisco will take on a different tone — as in the beep of a metal detector. Unprecedented security measures are planned following the horrific mass shooting at an Orlando…
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Dining, SFoodie Tuesday Eleven: Portola Gets a Brewery Called Ferment.Drink.Repeat

Tuesday Eleven: Portola Gets a Brewery Called Ferment.Drink.Repeat

There Is a New Brewery in Portola Portola, as quote-unquote…
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Dining, SFoodie Thursday Seven: Noble Ale Works' Dank You For Being a Friend IPA

Thursday Seven: Noble Ale Works' Dank You For Being a Friend IPA

Noble Ale Works Has a Beer Called "Dank You For Being a Friend" Picture it: Anaheim. Noble Ale Works went…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Happy Residual Glitter Day! (A Post-Pride Round-Up)

Happy Residual Glitter Day! (A Post-Pride Round-Up)

Happy Residual Glitter Day! I am pretty covered in residual glitter. America hit peak gay Friday morning when the Supreme Court said equality means equality for everybody, and Pride weekend just sort of exploded from there. (You’ll never convince…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist CNN Mistakes ISIS Invasion of Yarmouk for Gay Pride Parade

CNN Mistakes ISIS Invasion of Yarmouk for Gay Pride Parade

New York - CNN network executives apologized yesterday and said they were “embarrassed” after their anchors and on-air reporters mistook ISIS’ invasion of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp, just off the Syrian border, for a gay pride parade. According…
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News, The Snitch San Francisco Kicks Off Pride Weekend by Celebrating Marriage Equality Ruling

San Francisco Kicks Off Pride Weekend by Celebrating Marriage Equality Ruling

Same-sex marriage is a right and must be recognized in all fifty states, the Supreme Court ruled this morning.  Per the SF Examiner:  The marriage ruling is twofold, saying the Fourteenth Amendment requires states issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples,…
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Music, All Shook Down The Top 5 Parties in San Francisco This Weekend: Horse Meat Disco, Derrick Carter, Honey Soundsystem, and More

The Top 5 Parties in San Francisco This Weekend: Horse Meat Disco, Derrick Carter, Honey Soundsystem, and More

There are three times a year San Francisco's party schedule goes topsy-turvy: Halloween weekend (meaning the weekend folks celebrate Halloween, regardless of what day of the week Oct. 31 is), New Year's Eve and Day, and the last weekend in…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Facebook to Sponsor Suicide Hotline for LGBT People Driven to Suicide by Facebook

Facebook to Sponsor Suicide Hotline for LGBT People Driven to Suicide by Facebook

San Francisco – Facebook has gone out of its way to smooth over relations with the LGBTQ community by sponsoring this year’s Pride Parade, but it’s not stopping there. Once Pride is over, according to an announcement made today, the…
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News, The Snitch Facebook Real Names Policy Divides SF Pride Board, Money Wins

Facebook Real Names Policy Divides SF Pride Board, Money Wins

Facebook will be allowed to sponsor and march in the San Francisco Pride Parade this year, despite its refusal to change the "real name" policy that drag queens and trans people say discriminates against them. The reason Pride is…
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News, The Snitch Jewlyes Gutierrez: Mother of Bullied Transgender Teen Talks About Daughter's Journey

Jewlyes Gutierrez: Mother of Bullied Transgender Teen Talks About Daughter's Journey

A year ago, things weren't looking bright for Jewlyes Gutierrez. The East Bay teen, who identifies as transgender, was facing criminal assault and battery charges after an altercation at Hercules High School, where she's a sophomore. Gutierrez had fought back…
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News, The Snitch Meet Your Gay Pride Grand Marshal Tommi Avicolli Mecca

Meet Your Gay Pride Grand Marshal Tommi Avicolli Mecca

Tommi Avicolli Mecca of the Housing Rights Committee has been leading the charge against San Francisco's escalating eviction crises. Now in his 60s, the longtime activist has been a journalist, an editor, and an AIDS and LGBT activist, as well…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Photo of the Day: We Can't Get Enough of Pride Fashion

Photo of the Day: We Can't Get Enough of Pride Fashion

Were you basking in the sun at this year's Pride party? Did it happen to be by a pool? If so, we're guessing you were kicking back at Juanita More's Pride Party. See more Pride fun and fashion in…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Breaking: Oreo's "Gay" Cookie Agenda Crumbles

Breaking: Oreo's "Gay" Cookie Agenda Crumbles

Oreo, the popular sandwich cookie that's been around for almost a century, caused quite the Internet kerfuffle recently, when it posted a photo of a rainbow cookie on its Facebook page in honor of Gay Pride. With the description "Proudly…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Happy Anniversary to S.F. Street Fashion

Happy Anniversary to S.F. Street Fashion

Last year, I asked an editor if I could write a street fashion post about Pride. I didn't have a decent camera and I was painfully shy when it came to approaching strangers, neither of which lent themselves to being…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Photo of the Day: Pride

Photo of the Day: Pride

A reminder from last year's San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade to love ourselves and each other. For more photos from 2011's Pride Parade, see our slideshow.…
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News, The Snitch Pride Is Still $61K in Debt. But Wait -- This Is Good News!

Pride Is Still $61K in Debt. But Wait -- This Is Good News!

In the eponymous movie, the Blues Brothers played a hell of a set at Bob's Country Bunker. The audience certainly enjoyed itself. But, in the end, the band lost money on the gig. In recent years, the same went for…
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