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Tag: San Francisco Pride

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 28, 2011 | 7:00 pm

Watch Video of the Earliest San Francisco Pride Parades

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The San Francisco Pride Parade has existed in in one form or another for 41 years now, its latest incarnation having rolled down Market Street last Sunday. To mark the occasion, Chronicle blogger Peter Hartlaub dug up some great historical photos of the parade from the paper’s morgue. And I found the following YouTube clips […]

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San Francisco Pride in Tweets, Photos, and More…

June 27, 2011 | 9:32 am

San Francisco Pride in Tweets, Photos, and More…

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Thousands attended the 41st San Francisco Pride Parade June 26. Below is a look at the parade through Tweets, photos and more. And before you get to that, live now: A discussion on the possible effect New York’s passage of a same-sex marriage law late last week on the gay rights movement, with KQED’ Scott […]

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June 27, 2011 | 7:10 am

Morning Splash: SF Pride, Amtrak Crash, Dodger Bankruptcy, Busch Wins at Infineon

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S.F. Pride – a grown-up vibe, cheers for New York (SF Chronicle) The 41st San Francisco Pride Parade was so tame and orderly, one would think it had finally settled down and, well, gotten married. Thousands who attended Sunday’s parade and its related festivities cheered recent leaps in gay rights, including Friday’s legalization of same-sex […]

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Interview: Bishop Gene Robinson on His Participation in SF Pride

June 24, 2011 | 3:37 pm

Interview: Bishop Gene Robinson on His Participation in SF Pride

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Episcopal bishop Gene Robinson from New Hampshire is in town to attend San Francisco Pride for the first time. The election of the openly gay Robinson to bishop in 2003 contributed to a schism within the Anglican Communion, a worldwide association of churches. KQED’s Stephanie Martin spoke to Robinson over the phone today about his […]

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