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San Francisco Gay Activists Split Over Bradley Manning Pride Role

April 30, 2013 | 5:36 pm

San Francisco Gay Activists Split Over Bradley Manning Pride Role

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A grand marshal in the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Parade doesn’t do very much. Mostly the job requires waving at onlookers while riding in a convertible. And Bradley Manning, imprisoned on charges of leaking U.S. military documents through the WikiLeaks website, could not even have done that. But the symbolism of the role […]

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Mormons Join LGBT Pride Parade, Occupiers Protest It

June 25, 2012 | 11:05 am

Mormons Join LGBT Pride Parade, Occupiers Protest It

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San Francisco’s 42nd annual Pride Parade drew as many as a million people to Market Street and the Civic Center Sunday — including two unusual groups: Mormon supporters of gay rights and Occupy-movement critics of the event’s commercialization. About 100 Mormons marched in contradiction to their church’s opposition to the practice of homosexuality. Among the […]

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June 22, 2011 | 3:11 pm

Wednesday Weeklies: From SF to LA on Public Transit Only; Piedmont’s Blair Park Controversy

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This week’s new articles from the alternative weeklies… In Transit: From S.F. to L.A. via Public Transportation (SF Weekly) (On) a recent Monday, I was in the opening stages of a transit odyssey — an attempt to venture from San Francisco to Los Angeles using only public transportation…Among self-professed transit nerds, devising Rube Goldberg–like routes […]

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Morning Splash: Alleged Arsonist Sets Roseville Mall Ablaze, SF Gay Pride Head Resigns

October 22, 2010 | 7:44 am

Morning Splash: Alleged Arsonist Sets Roseville Mall Ablaze, SF Gay Pride Head Resigns

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A fire set by a 23-year-old fast food worker has severely damaged the Westfield Galleria Mall in Roseville. Go to the Sacramento Bee for video and full coverage. It’ll be a long cross-country flight for the Giants, forced to return to Philadelphia after last night’s 4 – 2 loss. Still, they lead three games to […]

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