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