Tag Archives: Sisters Of Perpetual Indulgence

SAN FRANCISCO: Pink Saturday Canceled

From the Bay Area Reporter: San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener confirmed Thursday that there will be no Pink Party in the city’s gay Castro district the Saturday before the annual LGBT Pride parade. Following a March 17 meeting with key stakeholders, Wiener told the Bay Area Reporter that there will be no street closures this year. In previous years, the ...

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SF’s Pink Saturday Is Back On

San Francisco’s often tumultuous Pink Saturday street party, held on the day before the Pride parade, was canceled last month after the withdrawal of its longtime sponsor, the Sisters Of Perpetual Indulgence, who cited the event’s “escalation of violence.” But today the San Francisco LGBT Community Center stepped in to run this year’s party with a promise of increased security. ...

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SF’s Pink Saturday Event Is Canceled

San Francisco’s often tumultuous Pink Saturday street party, held on the day before the Pride parade, has been canceled for this year. Via press release from the Sisters Of Perpetual Indulgence: Pink Saturday has had a history of great joy for the community over the years. During the time it has been produced by the Sisters it has raised hundreds ...

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Paging Bill Donohue

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Porno Pete Stalks Gays In San Francisco

In a blog entry posted today, Porno Pete LaBarbera revealed that he traveled to San Francisco last month in order to stalk the performers and attendees at the “uber blasphemous” Hunky Jesus contest held every Easter by the Sisters Of Perpetual Indulgence at Dolores Park.  But Porno’s creepy cross-country crusade was tragically for naught, as the contest was postponed due ...

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Photo Of The Day

SF Weekly reports: You can count on San Francisco to keep things real, and last night the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence didn’t just keep it real, they kept it really entertaining. Was it a coincidence that the sisters had dinner reservations next to the very conservative Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio (aka “America’s Toughest Sheriff”) last night at John’s Grill in ...

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Call Me Saint JoeMyGawd

Last night at Remember The Party here in San Francisco, I was surprised by the Sisters Of Perpetual Indulgence who were there to name me one of their saints. For a second, I actually thought I was being pranked until they asked me to kneel for the canonization ritual and the photographers moved in. As Sisters we strive to uphold ...

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Newspaper Correction

And it turns out that the part of the San Francisco Chronicle story that most enraged some local Catholics wasn’t true. Sister Barbi Mitzah responds in the comments to the correction: You only wrote about this and the made-up story because it sensationalizes your story. Personally, I’ve seen better journalism on a box of cheerios. Next time you want to ...

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Seriously, NBC?

According to NBC Bay Area, the death of a one-time San Francisco mayoral candidate and highly-regarded AIDS activist falls under “Weird News” because he occasionally wore a costume. We’ll have to remember that the next time a famous costumed person dies.

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Sister Boom Boom Dies At 57

Well known Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence member, one-time San Francisco mayoral candidate, and early AIDS activist Jack “Sister Boom Boom” Fertig passed away Sunday night at age of 57. The Sisters send us this remembrance: On August 5, 2012 at 9:30 PM, Sister Boom Boom aka Jack Fertig succumbed to liver cancer in the loving presence of his partner Elias ...

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Sunday: AIDS Vigil In The Castro

This Sunday the Sisters Of Perpetual Indulgence will lead the 29th annual AIDS Candlelight Memorial in San Francisco’s Castro District. Similar events will take place that day throughout the world. Health, faith and community-based organizations in some 115 countries will use the event to remember those who have lost their lives to AIDS, to support those living with HIV and ...

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Today In SF: Hunky Jesus Contest

San Franciscans, don’t forget today’s legendary party in Dolores Park, where the Sisters Of Perpetual Indulgence will present their annual Hunky Jesus contest. Festivities begin at noon, the contest commences at 3PM. Tomorrow we get to enjoy the outraaaaged reactions from Bill Donohue! Here’s a clip from Hunky Jesus 2011.

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Sullivan Vs. Sisters, Round Two

“Rail against the supposed grief we cause believers and wrap yourself in self-righteous anger if it makes you feel good- it’s your shtick and in these tough times I know you need a paycheck. But for the love of every young LGBTQI kid out there trying to find a way through this cruel world, please stop carping on about how ...

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Andrew Sullivan On “Hunky Jesus”

“I am a First Amendment absolutist, as readers know. And I’m also a solid defender of the right to blasphemy. But there are smart ways of doing this, ways that illuminate broader issues – think of ‘The Book Of Mormon’ or any South Park episode. And then there are smug, cheap and unfunny shots at the faith of other people. ...

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Hunky Jesus 2011

Totally NSFW.

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The Sisters Fire Back At Porno Pete

San Francisco’s Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have fired back at hate activist Porno Pete LaBarbera, who yesterday circulated a press release denouncing the Sisters’ annual “Hunky Jesus” contest. An excerpt: First of all the Sisters would like to thank Peter La Barbaria for all the free publicity he is providing for our Hunky Jesus Contest. Even in the most reactionary ...

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Quote Of The Day – Peter LaBarbera

“This Easter Sunday in San Francisco’s Delores Park, Christianity-spoofing homosexual drag queen ‘nuns’ calling themselves the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will stage their annual ‘Hunky Jesus’ contest — mocking the Savior of the world, Jesus Christ — as shirtless men in ‘crucifixion’ costumes parade on stage in an atmosphere of haughty, homoerotic humor. “There’s nothing that delights arrogant, pro-homosexual liberals ...

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The Sisters – It Gets Better

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AIDS Quilt Ceremony At Gay Games

Like much of what the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence do, this ceremony manages to be simultaneously silly and moving. I believe this is the local Cologne order.

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SF’s Dolores Park To Close For 2 Years

JMG reader Adam tips us to the news that San Francisco’s Dolores Park, favorite sunning place for the city’s gay boys, will close for up to two years for a massive $12M renovation. The project scope will include the repair and/or renovation of the courts, field, and clubhouse; restoration of existing roads and pathways; upgrades to subsurface infrastructure, irrigation and ...

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