We Are One, a Dec. 14 fundraiser for victims of California wildfires, was cohosted by Emperor Leandro Gonzales, Empress Pollo Del Mar, the Imperial Council and the Rainbow World Fund.
The stars shone brightly at the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation's annual holiday-themed benefit concert held Dec. 10 at the Marines' Memorial Theatre.
World AIDS day annual local commemorations included the annual Light in the Grove, the gala fundraiser held at the National AIDS Memorial Grove.
On Nov 9 at SoMa nightclub Halcyon (314 11th St.), the 30th annual Real Bad party presenters, Grass Roots Gay Rights Fund, hosted their wrap-up party and check presentation.
The sold-out third annual Mr. International Freedom contest, held at Oasis on Octover 17, raised funds for the LGBT Asylum Project.
The Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation's One Night Only benefit concert, held September 24 at Marines' Memorial Theater, featured cast members from the visiting Broadway tour productions of both 'The Phantom of the Opera' and 'On Your Feet.'
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's annual awards gala, held at the Hyatt Regency (5 Embarcadero Center) on September 15, included local and national luminaries.
The Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Foundation's annual costume, drag and talent gala, Runway, took on a "Quest for the Pearl" pirate theme for its thirtieth edition, held August 25 at The Herbst Theater.
The 38th annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival celebrated opening night on July 19 with delicious food, drinks -and a festive group of patrons- at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.
NightGarden Piano, the annual Flower Piano event at the beautiful SF Botanical Garden, expanded to three nights this year (July 12-14) and included scheduled and impromptu performances, food trucks, beer and wine, and enthusiastic music fans.
Cast members from the hit musical School Of Rock, which is now performing at the Orpheum Theater, will take to the Brava Theater stage on Monday, July 16 for a night of singing, dancing and good old-fashioned rock and rolling.
If last week wasn't rough for you -and I'm not talking about your Pride hangover- you've somehow been avoiding the news, or you are stuck in a safe little bubble, then I really have no idea why you're reading this column.
Nicole Murray-Ramirez, aka Empress Nicole the Great (center), celebrates with other Imperial Court royals, and the film's producers and director, after the Castro Theatre premiere of 50 Years of Fabulous, at Twin Peaks Tavern.