Tag Archives: San Francisco

San Francisco police Officer Brendan Mannix.

Gay Police Officer Wins $225,000 Settlement in Discrimination Suit

A gay San Francisco police officer will receive a $225,000 settlement in his lawsuit alleging discrimination and harassment by his colleagues. The city’s Board of Supervisors gave final approval February 8 to the settlement with Officer Brendan Mannix, according to The Bay Area Reporter. Mannix filed his suit in 2018 in San Francisco Superior Court. He claimed that at the …

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The Site of The Raid, Michael Macor, The San Francisco Chronicle

The Tay Bush Inn Raid

On Sept. 14, 1961 242 patrons, nearly all of them men, were packed into the Tay-Bush Inn at the Corner of Taylor and Bush in San Francisco. The photo shows the scene – a block of apartments occupies the block where the Inn was. Gary Kamiya tells SF Gate what happened on that night. “The Tay-Bush was a one-room cafe …

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Christopher Street Day parade, Fulda, Germany, 1993 - Sir James

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are a colourful and distinctive charity, protest, and street performance organization of Queer Nuns who fight sexual intolerance with drag and religious imagery. They also satirize gender and morality issues. The movement started in 1979 when a group of gay men in San Francisco began wearing habits in visible situations to draw attention to social …

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