Category Archives: History

SF Pride 2006 Special Guest Leslie Feinberg Dies at 65

“It’s time! It’s time! It’s time to put the “liberation” back into “gay liberation”—into lesbian and bisexual, transsexual and transgender, intersexual and queer liberation.” From Leslie Feinberg’s speech from the SF Pride Main Stage, 2006 Transgender activist and author Leslie … Continue reading

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SF Pride a proud supporter of the 2014 Transgender Day of Remembrance

On Tuesday, November 4, the San Francisco Pride Board of Directors unanimously voted to support the Transgender Day of Remembrance. The event takes place at the San Francisco LGBT Community Center (1800 Market Street) on Thursday,  November 20 from 6-8pm. … 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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San Francisco Pride Board of Directors Appoints New CEO

The board of directors of San Francisco Pride is pleased to announce the appointment of Earl Plante as its new Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Plante is recognized as a long time advocate and executive leader of major non-profit organizations that … Continue reading

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Bayard Rustin: A Gay Civil Rights Leader

Bayard Rustin was an African-American gay man who served as a trusted advisor of and strategist to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Rustin played a central role in the civil rights movement and helped organized the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. … Continue reading

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San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parades 1970-1980

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