June 29 and 30, 2013

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The Best of San Francisco during Pride

 

Pride Dinner Party with kitchit and Juanita MORE!

Thursday, May 28 | 7:00 - 10:30 PM

3359 Cesar Chavez 
San Francisco , CA 94110
(530) 386-2577

Kitchit is thrilled to host a Pride Month Kickoff Party with the one and only Juanita MORE! Along with supporting YES this event launches Juanita MORE!’s featured menu on Kitchit Tonight. This year Miss MORE! has chosen to raise funds for the Youth Empowerment Summit (YES). To support her endeavor, Kitchit will be donating all profits from Juanita’s menu to this admirable cause.

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SF Pride @ 45! -
45th Anniversary
Official Kickoff Party

Saturday, May 30, Hotel Whitcomb

Rub elbows with 300 LGBT movers and shakers, meet the Grand Marshals up close and personal, enjoy performances by Cheer San Francisco and SambaFunk! Carnaval Explosion with King Theo featuring FUNKTERNAL!

Hosted bars by Korbel & Diageo, passed hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, and raffle for two roundtrip tickets on Virgin America. ($75 general admission; $100 VIP Host)

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Eventbrite - SF PRIDE @ 45! San Francisco Pride 45th Anniversary Official Kickoff Party

Staying in Love is a Journey

Monday, June 1 | 6:30 PM

San Francisco LGBT Community Center
1800 Market Street Room 300 Third Floor 
San Francisco,, CA 94102 
(415) 701-8156

Cost: $10

We fall in love, we want to be together, we commit to a partnership, and yet we have no idea how it will turn out.

Have you ever wondered why some of the most important things we do in life, we do with very little guidance and education?

In this two hour experiential workshop for gay and lesbian couples you will learn 3 keys to help build a healthy partnership - TLC. Trust, Listen, Communicate.

This is a fun and impactful workshop designed to deepen your connection, create more intimacy and bring harmony.

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Business of Pride

Thursday, June 11 | 5:30 PM

Four Seasons
757 Market Street 
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 288-4973

Registration: $150

San Francisco Business Times presents a new event celebrating LGBT Business in the Bay Area. Be a part of the Business of Pride, as the Business Times honor the companies and leaders advancing LGBT equality in the workplace. Enjoy fabulous food, an open bar, and the opportunity to meet top LGBT leaders in the Bay Area.

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Sonoma County Pride

Sunday, June 7 | 11:00 AM

Guerneville Lodge
15905 River Rd 
Guerneville, CA 95446 
(707) 520-4160

Sonoma County Pride Weekend Friday 6/5- Sun 6/7 Culminating with Sunday Pride Parade on Main St followed by Equality Everywhere Celebration at Guerneville Lodge. Art Walk, LGBT History Exhibit, Country Western, Disco, Kayaking, LGBT flicks, Great festival entertainment lineup. Camping and lodging also available. Visit sonomacountypride.org for more details. Pride begins in the River!

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Pink Triangle Beer Bust

Sunday, June 14 | 3:00 PM

SF Eagle
398 12th Street 
San Francisco, CA 94103
(707) 365-9500

Join the Haus of StarFish for our 2nd Annual - Pink Triangle Beer Bust benefiting the 20th installation of the Pink Triangle on Twin Peaks.

Beer Bust is $12.00 and includes all you can drink BudLite or soda and a plate of Food.

This year in honor of the 20th installation we have a few fun surprises, including the auctioning off of one-of-a-kind Pink Triangle art pieces created exclusively for this event.

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Off the Wall: Switzerland is not neutral

Thursday, June 18 | 7:30 PM

CounterPulse
1310 Mission Street 
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 792-8156

Cost: $5

Off the Wall is a series of performance/ film dialogues curated by Rob Avila and co-presented with THEOFFCENTER, Mark McBeth Projects, and CounterPulse. After three episodes in early 2015, Off the Wall returns for a limited run every other month beginning in June

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Switch Lab: findings from the (X)change residency

Friday, June 19 | 8:00 PM

CounterPulse
1310 Mission Street 
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 792-8156

Cost: Free

Zürich + San Francisco // sister city queer performance in dialogue

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Backstage: Exploring Gender and Perception

Saturday, June 20 | 12:00 PM

swissnex San Francisco
730 Montgomery Street 
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 912-5901

Join us for an afternoon of discussion around gender perception with academics, activists, artists, and thinkers from Switzerland and the US.

The program is organized in two parts: First, lectures from activists and leading academics in gender/queer research and law. Second, through roundtable discussions, explore the status of gender/queer studies and performance, medical and psychological views of gender, and notions of gender through law and activism that impact LGBT individuals, families, and communities.

Included in the afternoon is a performance/lecture by artist Keith Hennessey.

Event Cost: $10.00

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(X)change Premiere of Swiss Works

Saturday, June 20 | 8:00 PM

CounterPulse
1310 Mission Street 
San Francisco, CA 94103  
(415) 702-8156

In June, swissnex San Francisco opens the discussion around this topic through a series of events under the umbrella (X)change, is a micro-festival of performance, film, and critical analysis. In June, swissnex San Francisco welcomes Swiss artists Marie-Caroline Hominal, Nils A. Lange, and Ivan Blagajcevic to the Bay Area to premiere artworks and create new pieces with local artists through a laboratory residency at CounterPulse. The (X)change festival finale. Saturday & Sunday night showcase installed and staged work from our visiting residents from Zürich.

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CLUB SOME THING ft. KUNT Party

Saturday, June 20 | 10:00 PM

Stud
399 9th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 702-8156

Cost: Free

In June, swissnex San Francisco opens the discussion around this topic through a series of events under the umbrella (X)change, is a micro-festival of performance, film, and critical analysis.

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Gay Trivia Night with Kitty Tapata

Wednesday, June 24 | 8:00 PM

Wild Side West
424 Cortland 
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 225-4918

Join SF's Drag Trivia Hostess Kitty Tapata for the
GAYEST NIGHT OF TRIVIA ... EVER!

DRINK SPECIALS! PRIZES!
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gay movies, gay celebs, gay music: your QUEER hostess Miss Kitty's Trivia Nights are a mix of Trivia, Music and live improv Comedy on the rocks! Tapata puts the F-U in FUN.
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Wild Side West, SF's ONLY LESBIAN BAR is OPEN TO EVERYONE and always has been. Visit founder Pat's beautiful garden and deck, or play pool in our rustic interior chock-full of lesbiana art and culture.

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TransCuba

Thursday, June 25 | 5:00 PM

Rayko Photo Center- Main Gallery
428 Third Street 
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 495-3773

Event Cost: Free

“TransCuba,” a photo exhibit by Mariette Pathy Allen, http://www.mariettepathyallen.com/, author of “TransCuba,” “The Gender Frontier,” and “Crossdressers and Those Who Love Them” will be shown at the Main Gallery of the Rayko Photo Center, 428 Third Street, SF, CA 94107, June 25th thru July 31st, 2015, 10 am – 8 pm, free admission.

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Trans March

Friday, June 26 | 3:00 PM

Dolores Park 
San Francisco, California 94110

The San Francisco Trans March is San Francisco’s largest transgender Pride event and one of the largest trans events in the entire world. It’s always the Friday of Pride weekend and thousands of people attend each year. The theme for 2015 is: Power Through Visibility

  • Stage: 3 pm
  • March: 6 pm

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17th Annual Pride Brunch

Saturday, June 27 | 11:00 AM

Hotel Whitcomb
1231 Market Street 
San Francisco, California 94103 

Gary Virginia and Donna Sachet's 17th Annual Pride Brunch, honors the Grand Marshals of the SF LGBT Pride Parade and benefits Positive Resource Center. You’ll enjoy rousing musical entertainment by the Dixieland Dykes +3, hosted bars by Barefoot Wine & Bubbly and Tito's Handmade Vodka, tempting silent auction items, and a dazzling guest list of SF LGBT movers and shakers, not to mention the best gourmet brunch buffet in town!

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REAL BAD presents REACH
San Francisco Pride T-Dance

Saturday, June 27 | 3:00 PM

Oasis
298 11th Street 
San Francisco 94103

Join the REAL BAD circle of friends as we celebrate the 5 year anniversary of REACH at San Francisco’s hottest new venue, SF Oasis! DJ Amy Alderman will be taking you on a high-energy journey of uplifting anthems and melodic vocal house!

BE PROUD… DO GOOD
100% of net proceeds to benefit local Bay Area non-profits and the Grass Roots Gay Rights Foundation

Lighting and lasers by Robert Sanders / RAGErLAZER

Listen to DJ Amy Alderman: http://djamyalderman.podomatic.com/

Limited tickets will be available at 3pm at the door.
Tickets are non-refundable.

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The San Francisco Men's Spanking Party

Saturday, June 27 | 1:00 PM

The Power Exchange
220 Jones Street 
San Francisco,, California 94102
(415) 864-2766

This is a Male only event. (Gay, Bi or Straight) Must be 18 years of age or older with valid photo ID. This is not a Leather S&M Group. But more for guys into the Traditional Old Fashion Spanking over Daddy’s Knee or Fraternity Style Initiation Pledge Paddling. This is a safe environment for beginners looking to explore their Spanking Fantasies or just a good place to meet and talk to other guys into the Spanking and Paddling fetish.

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Fountaingrove Lodge Pride Party

Saturday, June 27 | 5:00 PM

Fountaingrove Lodge
4210 Thomas Lake Harris Drive 
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 576-1101

Fountaingrove Lodge's annual PRIDE PARTY! 

Food and beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) will be provided. This is a complementary event but donations generously accepted, which go to 3 local LGBTQ charities. 

Experience Fountaingrove Lodge, the nation's first active independent LGBT retirement community offering five-star services and amenities with a continuum of care in the heart of Sonoma County's wine country. 

You will find an inviting, supportive, and active resort lifestyle, located on 10 acres of exceptional natural beauty, where you can live, relax, and enjoy a community of friends.

Please RSVP to Michael.Simpson@oakmontmg.com

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Official SF Pride Parade Grandstand Seating

Sunday, June 28 United Nations Plaza

9:30 AM gates open
10:30 AM parade begins

The best seats in the house for viewing the 45th Annual San Franciso LGBT Pride Parade.

Grandstand seating is within walking distance of Civic Center BART/Muni and the SF Pride Celelbration site.

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Official SF Pride
VIP Rotunda Party

Sunday, June 28 | 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The Official SF Pride VIP Party at City Hall

The annual Rotunda Party at City Hall is the Official SF Pride VIP Experience.

Featuring three rooms of live entertainment, DJs and dancing, hosted bar, delectable hors d'oeuvres, and a virtual who's who of community leaders, performers, policy makers and celebrities.

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Ménage SF "A San Francisco Pride After-Party"

Sunday, June 28l, 7:00 PM

BeatBox SF

314 11th St. 
San Francisco, California 94103
(510) 759-7340

Event Cost: $12

DJ RAPTURE/GET UR LIFE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS 

A San Francisco Pride After-Party @BeatBox SF

MENAGE SF

THE NEW LGBTQ AND FRIENDS PARTY HEADQUARTERS

WITH LIVE PERFORMANCES BY ATLANTIC RECORDS RECORDING ARTIST NETTA BRIELLE, AND THE FREAKY BOIZ FROM LA

SPECIAL GUEST GO-GO

MS. UNIQUE FROM LAS VEGAS

DJ'S J12, JACATAC, JASON MITCHELL, CASABLANCE, AND RAPTURE IN THE MIX SPINNING ALL THE HITS!!! FROM TOP 40, MASH UPS, ANTHEMS, OLD SCHOOL, HIP-HOP, AND R&B

DOORS OPEN AT 7PM TIL MIDNIGHT

SUNDAY JUNE 28TH

VIP AVAILABLE/ DRINK SPECIALS AND BOTTLE SERVICE PACKAGES

MORE INFO 510-759-7340

GETURLIFEPRODUCTIONS@GMAIL.COM

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Past Events

Springlicious Presents Blinglicious

Saturday, May 16 | 5:30 - 9:30 PM

Infusion Lounge
124 Ellis St 
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 421-8700

You are cordially invited to join Glide Memorial and its Pride Team in celebrating Springlicious 5th Anniversary fundraiser. This year’s event will feature special performance by the SF Imperial Court monarchs. Special appearances by other key LGBTQQ members! The proceeds to benefit Glide’s mission - educating the world about social justice, unconditional love and acceptance of the LGBTQQ community.

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