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Political Notebook: Pride flag at CA Capitol 1st flew in October 1990

Political Notebook: Pride flag at CA Capitol 1st flew in October 1990

When a rainbow flag was raised Monday over the California Capitol, both Governor Gavin Newsom and Equality California, the statewide LGBT advocacy organization, claimed it marked the "first time ever" it had flown over the building.

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By Roger Brigham | June 19, 2019

Transgender individuals increasingly are gaining recognition of their rights through non-discrimination protections in nearly every part of life.

By Cynthia Laird | June 19, 2019

Seeking to be in synch with Pride Month, Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose will hold its fifth annual Proud of My Family event Saturday, June 22.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | June 19, 2019

It's Pride season, and I want to remind you that, as everyone grabs a cup of slightly-cool beer and goes out to party in the streets, we are honoring the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 14, 2019

For the first time, all five cities in Napa County have agreed to fly the rainbow flag in honor of June being Pride Month.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 12, 2019

Three more Bay Area cities are now flying the rainbow flag for the first time in honor of Pride Month, as is the government office for Alameda County.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 12, 2019

Lesbians Who Tech + Allies is retooling its 2020 San Francisco summit as it remains determined to stay in the city's LGBT Castro district amid growing popularity.

By Cynthia Laird | June 12, 2019

Just in time for Pride Month, the National Park Service has released a free downloadable Pride Guide.

By Roger Brigham | June 12, 2019

It is said some are born to greatness while others have greatness thrust upon them. There is a third group, however, who are born to nothingness but achieve greatness through perseverance, purposeful focus, and gut-checking grit.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 5, 2019

San Francisco officials are expected to designate the city's fourth LGBT historic site next week when the Board of Supervisors votes to landmark 524 Union Street.

By Sari Staver | June 5, 2019

More than 100 people crowded into the Castro's Flore on Market recently, anxious to shake hands with Marisa Rodriguez, the newly appointed director of the city's Office of Cannabis.

By Cynthia Laird | June 5, 2019

A memoir by the late Gilbert Baker, co-creator of the rainbow flag, will be featured at a launch party Tuesday, June 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Koret Auditorium at the main San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street.

By Roger Brigham | June 5, 2019

The local LGBT sports world got Pride Month off to a great start, with the Oakland A's celebrating their Pride Night June 1 and more than 2,000 riders setting out the next day for the annual AIDS Life/Cycle trek to Los Angeles.

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