Seasons of Pride
A little bit queer – stories from the LGBTQI Community

Rainbow Toastmasters

Recently, I was invited to The SF Rainbow Toastmasters.  It  was a fun-filled evening as members presented and critiqued three speeches.  In addition, there was a round of table topics where members stand up and have 1-2 minutes to offer their best to response to impromptu topics. We sat down with Rainbow Toastmaster, Michael Platania[…]

Up Your Alley 2015

Up Your Alley 2015

Folsom Street’s Dirty Little Brother Up Your Alley – Up Your Alley® is only for real players – and not for the faint of heart – where leather daddies rule the streets of San Francisco’s South of Market district. Of course, if rubber, sportswear, biker gear, skinheads, punks, or any variety of built, hairy men[…]

San Francisco Pride 2015

San Francisco Pride 2015

San Francisco Pride – With over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and more than 20 stages and venues, the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest LGBT gathering in the nation. Equality without Exception – The event theme for the 44th annual San Francisco Pride Celebration & Parade (2015). San Francisco, CA.[…]

Frameline 2015

Frameline 2015

Frameline – San Francisco International LGBT Festival – Frameline39: the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival has announced several highlights for this year’s renowned showcase for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer cinema. OPENING NIGHT FILM – I AM MICHAEL / DIR Justin Kelly / USA – Starring James Franco and Zachary Quinto, director Justin Kelly’s much-talked-about drama[…]

Gay Bear Blogs

The Wired Network Bears in the 1990s

The Wired Network: Bears in the 1990s (Part Two of a three-part essay) Les Wright © 2007 As a collective gay identity, bears emerged in the 1980s in many places, but most evidently in San Francisco. If the 1980s were the halcyon pioneering days for bears, and San Francisco once again the gold rush capital[…]

Trans Day of Visibility

The International Transgender Day of Visibility is an annual holiday dedicated to celebrating transgender/ gender non-conforming people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide. We are celebrating TDoV for the month of March and hope you will join some of our events below. Events surrounding the day include social events, protests, actions,[…]

Elevation Tahoe 2015

Elevation Tahoe – Welcome to Elevation Tahoe 2015, the first annual North Tahoe gay ski week! We have taken over a new area and stamped it with our signature blend of sporty days and sexy nights. As Elevation Mammoth enters its 12th year and Elevation Utah its 4th, we thought it just about time to[…]

LGBTQ Tech Summit in San Francisco

Help Launch the First-Ever LGBTQ Tech Summit We’re planning the first-ever LGBTQ Tech Summit on Feb 26, 2015 at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Bring the Magic of the White House LGBT Tech & Innovation Summit to San Francisco February 26. Last July Lesbians Who Tech co-produced the LGBT Tech & Innovation Summit at[…]

GG Bridge

New Year’s Eve Trip to San Francisco

By Brennan Gamwell – Full Story at Queerty If you’ve ever dreamt of biking across the Golden Gate Bridge, dancing the night away in the Castro, and watching New Year’s Eve fireworks over the Bay Bridge, you’re probably hankering for a visit to San Francisco. Well it’s just your day, because GayCities is giving away a trip[…]


Lesbians Who Tech Summit 2015

CASTRO STREET THEATER // SAN FRANCISCO The Summit brings together over 1,000 LGBTQ women (and allies) across all areas of technology. The Lesbians Who Tech Summit is the only event focused on increasing visibility and tech participation in two historically underrepresented communities: the women’s and queer communities. Join us for our second annual summit starting[…]