Pride should not require permits

Going to San Francisco Pride for the first time, what I remember most (besides the colorful makeup and nudity) is seeing people who hated me on the sidewalk. The “Repent to Jesus” signs were out in force, accompanied by violent bursts of noise from a megaphone. As a child who
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Photo essay: Love is Colorful

This past Sunday San Francisco’s 2016 Pride parade danced down Market Street.  The joyous parade seemed especially important, and poignant in light of the recent atrocity in Orlando Florida. Despite the tragedy, the LGBTQIA community, and supporters, arrived adorned and ready to celebrate this year’s theme “For Racial and Economic
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Finals in, Cal gear on

For those who don’t enjoy the convenience of living in the Bay Area, the TSA line at SFO or Oakland airport on the way home from break can seem like a bookstore catalog for the latest Cal gear. It seems to us that this sudden influx of Golden Bear spirit after the stress of finals is no coincidence. Once finals are turned in and the spring semester has come to a close, it suddenly becomes a lot more appealing to wear Cal gear.
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Street style: SF Pride edition

Immediately after the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized gay marriage nationwide, this year’s San Francisco Pride was a remarkable celebration of love and acceptance. For one weekend, the people of San Francisco gathered in a vibrant crowd of rainbows and glitter — key, symbolic trends spotted at this year’s
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