Tag : gay community

21 Dec 2023

Hola Peru!

I was fortunate to be able to travel to Peru for two weeks in 2022. It was a wonderful adventure!  While there, I wrote several  blogs that you can find on my Instagram feed, as well as two articles in Outword after the trip covering the huge Pride celebration in Lima and a longer overview of the trip.  I am pasting those below with minor modifications. What an amazing country! Mucho gusto, Peru! Highlights from a two-week jaunt to South America […]

07 Sep 2023

Nevada County Goes All Out in its Inaugural Pride Festival

After a busy calendar of events this past June, Nevada County wrapped up their Pride celebration with their first ever festival on Sunday, August 6. Held in downtown Nevada City’s Miners Foundry Cultural Center, the event had attracted over 300 people by late afternoon. “Nevada County Pride has been around for about 40 years. Originally, it was potlucks at private member’s homes, mostly gay men,” commented Nevada Pride chairperson Rick Partridge, “And the communication back then was done by postcard! […]

12 Jul 2023
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Shooting Day #1 at The Homeless World Cup

This past Saturday, the Homeless World Cup arrived in Sacramento. For the first time in the organization’s 20-year existence, a U.S. city was chosen to host the weeklong event. This year’s upbeat, exciting competition gathered 40 teams from around the world in a powerful display of skill and resilience. Participants in the Cup must be at least 16 years old, have not taken part in a previous Cup, and have been homeless at some point in the past year. There […]

29 Jun 2023
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Pre-Pride in the Castro District

We were not able to get to San Francisco Pride this year, but we did do a fun, self-guided walking tour of the Castro District, the city’s historic gayborhood. That is, once we found parking! The lot by the Castro Theatre was closed for the annual Frameline Festival, but two-hour street parking is available around the area. The Tour There are of course a lot of options these days for self-guided tours and apps. One of the newest players we’ve […]

25 Jun 2023
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Woodland Pride Arrives on Main Street

Woodland Pride Arrives on Main Street Yolo County’s capital recovers from ugly 2022 incident as the community works together to increase visibility and understanding For the first time in the three years it has held the event,  Woodland celebrated Pride month with a festive parade in the heart of its downtown. Over a hundred participants gathered at Main and Walnut Street before stepping off as the town clock chimed ten. The group grew in size as other Yolo County locals joined them for the […]