Tag Archives: Castro Street Fair

Afternoon View – Castro Street Fair

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Castro Street Fair 1976

The 38th annual Castro Street Fair is this Sunday and the San Francisco GLBT Historical Society has posted the below archival footage from 1976.

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SAN FRANCISCO: Catholic Church Bans Drag Queens From Sobriety Function

The new pastor of the Castro’s Most Holy Redeemer Church has banned drag queens from performing at the gay sobriety fundraiser held there for the last two years. Via the Bay Area Reporter: For the past couple of years the Castro Country Club has held its event in the church’s social hall and had drag queens as entertainment. As a ...

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BREAKING: GetEQUAL To Close Down Castro & Market In ENDA Protest

GetEQUAL plans to close down the intersection of Castro and Market streets in San Francisco this afternoon in a protest over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s inaction on ENDA. The group similarly shut down the Las Vegas strip in August during Netroots Nation. Today’s action is scheduled for 5pm local time. Via press release: “We pay taxes, contribute to the economy, ...

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Momentarily Self-Affirmed

Earlier this month at the Castro Street Fair, I stepped on the Self-Affirmation Scale. It worked. I immediately had a corn dog and another beer.

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A Good Day For A Fair-y

A cloudless sky and temps in the 80s brought a horde of happy homos to the Castro Street Fair today. Ah, San Francisco summer. I’ve run into tons of people I knew when I lived here, some of which only remembered me by my old Manhunt screenname. I love my people. Down in the Sugar Valley section of the fair, ...

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