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Love Is Love + Black Lives Matter: Diversity Wins at SF Pride [Photos]

As Americans awoke to the real-life dream of marriage equality on Friday, San Francisco's weekend Pride celebration commenced at a fever pitch. People of all stripes, colors, genders, and persuasions came out to show their support and to gawk at the spectacle.

Margaret Cho, Yigit Pura + More Reflect on Marriage Equality #LoveWins

When former mayor Gavin Newsom began marrying LGBT couples at City Hall back in 2004, he ignited the American movement for marriage equality. Today, the U.S. Supreme Court validated the right for all couples, across the nation, to marry the one they love. 7x7 caught up with San Francisco's leaders in the gay community to reflect on this momentous day for civil rights.

A Modern Guide to the Castro

Along with the recent $4.5 million Castro Street makeover—which brought broader sidewalks, rainbow crosswalks, and bronze plaques honoring LGBT heroes—has come a neighborhood renaissance of sorts, with an influx of artisan coffee shops, retail, and restaurants that cater to foodies. 

The History of Whiz Burger, an LGBT Landmark

Whiz Burger has made a lot of history over its 60 years in business.

Hillary Clinton Video Supports Equal Human Rights for All

Hillary Clinton has released a new video, titled simply “Equal,” in support of granting all couples the freedom to marry. 

Laverne Cox to Appear Both Live and in Wax at Madame Tussauds on Friday

Laverne Cox is many things: A trailblazer for transgender equality. An Emmy-nominated star in everyone's favorite lesbian jailbird TV show. A must-follow blogger. And at long last, a wax figure, to be unveiled this week at Madame Tussauds on Fisherman Wharf.

AAU Kids Design Fabulous Juanita MORE! Totes for San Francisco Pride

San Francisco activist, drag diva extraordinaire, and former 7x7 cover girl Juanita MORE! has teamed with students at the Academy of Art University on a collection of one-of-a-kind tote bags just in time for Pride week.

See 'The Evolution of the San Fransexy Man'

Headed to everyone's favorite LGBT nightclub, Oasis, on July 15, MANFrancisco: The Evolution of the San Fransexy Man is a 175-year journey from Gold Rush to tech boom, as told through male sensual dance. If only all history lessons were never this arousing. 

Sneak Peek: Autodesk's Pride Parade Float Honors @KarlTheFog

While the annual Pride Parade is always worth celebrating, this year we're especially excited to see some of the innovative floats that will head down Market Street. 

The Four Gayest Cocktails in the Castro

In honor of Pride Month, I bring you a roundup of four of the "gayest" cocktails I could find around the Castro – where, by the way, in contrast to previous decades, it's not so impossible to get a well made drink anymore.

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