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Tax Relief Legislation for City Employees with Same-Sex Partners Signed

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Legislation introduced by San Francisco supervisor Mark Farrell, which provides tax relief to city employees with same-sex partners, was recently passed by the Board of Supervisors 11-0. Health benefits for same-sex partners are currently taxed by the federal government as … Continue reading

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March for Equality on March 25

March for Equality Planning Committee Organizes a March and Vigil to Bring Awareness to the Supreme Court Hearings on Same-Sex Marriage On Monday March 25th and throughout the week, a collection of advocacy groups, activists, citizens, and members of the … Continue reading

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San Francisco Pride Announces Nominee Slate for Grand Marshal, Pink Brick Vote

Voting Begins March 19 with Diverse Slate of Community Notables and a Few Infamous Detractors San Francisco, CA – March 19, 2013 – As it prepares for this year’s Pride celebration in June, the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender … Continue reading

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SF Bulls Host LGBTQ Night at the Cow Palace on March 23

Come to the Cow Palace on March 23 as the SF Bulls host the Stockton Thunder and celebrate their first LGBTQ night. The evening also benefits San Francisco Pride, and the You Can Play Project, an organization dedicated to ensuring … Continue reading

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GLBT History Museum Links Bay Area African American Lives Past and Present

A new multimedia exhibit opening February 20 at The GLBT History Museum showcases the dynamic and diverse history of Bay Area African American gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender lives from the 1970s through today. “Legendary: African American GLBT Past Meets … Continue reading

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SF Pride Supports Harvey Milk SFO

Photo by Gary Fong At the February 12 General Planning Meeting, the San Francisco Pride Board of Directors and membership unanimously voted to support Supervisor David Campos’ campaign to re-name San Francisco International Airport in honor of the slain LGBT … Continue reading

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Prepared to Be Engaged: Gathering Community Input for America’s Ultimate Pride City Celebration

What an outstanding start in this new year for LGBT pride and equality. For the first time in history, a United States President made a declaration for LGBT equal rights in his inauguration speech. Mentioning the events of the Stonewall … Continue reading

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2013 Grand Marshal and Pink Brick Nominations Now Open

San Francisco Pride is currently seeking open nominations for Community and Organizational Grand Marshals to lead this year’s Pride Parade. A Community Grand Marshal is a local hero (individual) who is not a celebrity, and an Organizational Community Grand Marshal … Continue reading

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Wishing You and Your Loved Ones the Best During This Holiday Season

As I start my first week as Chief Executive Officer, I want to take this moment to wish you the best during this holiday season on behalf of the Board of Directors, Contractors and Staff at San Francisco Pride. Over … Continue reading

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National LGBT Leaders Congratulate Earl Plante as new CEO of SF Pride

Upon his arrival this week as the new CEO of San Francisco Pride, LGBT leaders from around the nation congratulate Earl Plante, and the SF Pride Board of Directors for appointing him to lead the widely respected organization:

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