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San Francisco - Folsom Street Fair 2015
Sep 27 2015
San Francisco's iconic lesther, BDSM and kink street festival, held every year in September.
San Francisco - National Queer Arts Festival 2017
Jun 01 2017-Jun 30 2017
Queer Cultural Center celebrates its 20th annual National Queer Arts Festival with film, performance, music, readings and comedy in various venues in San Francisco and the East Bay!
San Francisco - Frameline Film Festival 2017
Jun 15 2017-Jun 25 2017
The Frameline Film Festival, held each June in San Francisco, is one of the biggest and longest LGBT film festivals in the world, held over 11 days at multiple venues.
San Francisco - San Francisco Pride 2017
Jun 24 2017-Jun 25 2016
San Francisco Pride, one of the grand-daddies of the gay pride movement, returns in June every year for a 12 day extravaganza.
San Francisco - Up Your Alley 2017
Jul 24 2017
Up Your Alley Fair provides a more intimate alternative to the Folsom Street Fair, for local leatherheads who remember the scene's old days.
Queer San Francisco History
Aug 26th, 2016
Osento, a Japanese bathhouse on Valencia Street in queer San Francisco, is long gone, closed now for nearly a decade. I could have used a soak, though: It was an uncommonly hot and muggy day in the city, and I'd been walking its streets for hours.
Back in the day, people looking for Osento on a similarly soupy afternoon were probably... read_more
Carlos Melia - My Hectic Week in San Francisco
Dec 3rd, 2015
My week in San Francisco was full of fashion, hotels, restaurants, private events and a lovely simple day out exploring Sausalito, which was the perfect balance to a hectic week. The main reason of my trip, was to attend RUBINSINGERs my husband personal appearance and trunk show at Neiman Marcus San Francisco, and from there on, I... read_more
Purple Roofs LGBT Travel Round-Up - November 27th
Nov 27th, 2015
In addition to our regular travel articles, we're starting a regular travel round-up, for those stories that don't warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we didn't have time to add. Enjoy!
Photos: Buenos Aires Gay Pride 2015 (The Advocate)
Celebrants at Buenos Aires Pride festival and parade earlier this month had plenty of fun while also getting political.
Gay Travel: Photos from San Francisco Pride 2014
Jul 2nd, 2014
We just got back from a weekend in San Francisco for San Francisco Pride 2014. This was our umpteenth SF Pride, and we spent it with Mark's brother and his husband.
We had a great time in The City - Saturday we checked out the Castro and the crazy Pride celebration at Civic Center. We also caught a very funny play... read_more
Special Gay History Tour at Oakland Museum September 28th
Sep 16th, 2012
The history of the gay rights movement in the Bay Area and throughout the state of California will be explored on a special docent led tour at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) on Friday, September 28 at 7 p.m.
A selection of artifacts from the museum's permanent collection will be spotlighted in a program that will trace from the early... read_more