San Francisco LGBT Pride 2018

A daddy’s guide to San Francisco LGBT Pride 2018. Get the inside scoop from a longtime local for a fabulous Pride.

My first (and second) Pride were protest marches, not parades – 1994 New York City and 1995 Pride in London. It was a bold statement for LGBT people to march in broad daylight, showing pride against the law and a homophobic culture that still tries so hard to fill us with shame.

Marching with Pride in London 1995 (from left): Digger, Sir Ian McKellen, then-bf David

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SOMA, San Francisco Scene

Get the inside scoop from a longtime local to San Francisco’s Soma neighborhood scene.

Soma IS Daddy’s neighborhood

The Castro is cute and all, but men and Daddies thrive in SOMA (SOuth of MArket). Wider roads, more industrial, and strewn with haunts for MEN. Here are my picks for this side of town. Continue reading “SOMA, San Francisco Scene”

Castro, San Francisco Scene

Get the inside scoop from a longtime local to San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood scene.

Ahhhh, the Castro. Delightful rainbow-laden queer Mecca.  It’s what young gay boys and girls dream of. Do you remember your first time? I was just a twinky candy raver in the early 90s (Fun Fact: I really was the first candy raver of all time, but that’s another story for which my legacy leaves me questioning any pride of that. Much like Jesus and his legacy I’m sure. Just call me Candy Raver Jesus ;-). I still remember driving towards Market southbound on Castro, with the Castro theatre marquee ablaze and to my left. In front of what now is SoulCycle were two men walking and what is this?! HOLDING HANDS?!?! IN PUBLIC!?!?! GAYMEN I have found heaven!
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