Castro District News

Join Hands and Hearts at the San Francisco Trans March

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On June 27th, 2014 at Dolores Park, join thousands in San Francisco's largest transgender Pride event and one of the largest trans events in the entire world, the San Francisco Trans March.

The mission of the San Francisco Trans March is to inspire all trans and gender nonconforming people to realize that they are safe, loved, and empowered. The Trans March is a safe

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$10 Million Lawsuit Filed Against SF Pride for 2013 Shooting

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It may be time to up the security at Pride. Not only has there been multiple shootings and violent incidents in the past several years in the Castro (during Halloween, Pink Saturday and previous Pride celebrations), but last years shooting has sparked a lawsuit.

The plaintiff, Trevor Gardner, was a victim of one of the two shootings that happened at last

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"Prison of Love" San Francisco Pride Party: Good or Bad Idea?!

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In case you haven’t heard, San Francisco Pride is throwing prison themed party. Let’s just think about this for a second. Is this a good idea? There’s a bad taste in my mouth.

Mass incarceration disproportionately affects people with low income, those of color and those who are LGBT. Not to mention that LGBT folks have been and are still criminalized because of

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Love Fashion? Love Drag? It’s Time for Project Nunway!

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Love Project Runway? Then you’ll LOVE Project Nunway! Project Nunway is a charity fashion show where designers are paired with Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to create a high fashion couture look for the 21st Century queer nun from recycled materials. It will be held on Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at the SOMArts Cultural Center on Bryant Street between 8th and 9th Streets in San Francisco

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Color Our World with Pride: San Francisco Pride 2014 FAQs

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The 44th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade, one of the biggest GLBTQ events of the year, is fast approaching! Whether you live in San Francisco or are traveling to our neck of the woods for this event, you may have some questions. When is it? What can I bring? Where do I park? Well folks, we’ve got you covered. Read on for some frequently asked questions about the upcoming San Francisco Pride

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Volunteer! How to Participate in SF LGBT Pride 2014

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You may attend and support the San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade and Celebration every year — but this year, why not participate in the event itself! You can add that extra helping hand and hug of support by donating your time, efforts and talents. Interested? Check out below how you can be part of the famous San Francisco LGBT Pride 2014.

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Castro Coupons: Super Deals and Discounts in the Castro!

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We know the Castro (and San Francisco) is a pricey place to live. So along with our content on how to enjoy the Castro on the cheap (see articles below), we love to highlight all the ways we can save you a little cash.

It’s always nice to save a little paper, right? Or in the words of a shopaholic, it’s nice to pay less for things so we have more money to buy

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Update On the History Walk Etchings for Castro Street

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On Monday, April 21st at 7:00pm, the Castro / Upper Market Community Benefit District had a very productive public meeting regarding the History Walk Etchings for Castro Street. Surprisingly, even after all the uproar (Read about it here: ), only one member of the public showed up to the meeting.

One member of the public was present

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