Being Strange in San Francisco's Castro
More Photos by Strange de Jim
Luxury in the Country, AIDS 25th
Harvey Milk and Jose Sarria Ceremonies, etc.
Here are (l to r) Pink Pistols
head Tom Boyer, Man about Universe Michael Brownstone and Rafael, the
driver of the 1965 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud about to take us to a
picnic on a 1,000-acre ranch in the country.
We glide across the Golden Gate
My roomie Stephen meets us there.
Here's the parade before the
start of the canoe race.
The race starts.
Now the parade to the pavilion on
another lake for the wine tasting and the ceremony for the changing of
For six months the cat has ruled.
Now it's the dog's turn.
We take a drive around the ranch.
And so back to the city, where I
see the Castro Theatre marquee.
Here's the pavilion at sunset
from across the lake.
And so back to the city, where I see the Castro Theatre marquee.
Noting that the Castro Theatre
marquee says “A Year Without Love” will end on Thursday, Strange de Jim
is counting the hours until Friday.
San Francisco Chronicle,
Noting that the Castro Theatre marquee says “A Year Without Love” will end on Thursday, Strange de Jim is counting the hours until Friday.
25th Anniversary of AIDS
The Stop AIDS Project has put up
a memorial to the 25th anniversary of AIDS on the corner of 18th and
Castro, along with irises throughout the neighborhood. People can
attach personal notes to the installation. The flowers will remain up
through the end of May. For more
info go to StopAIDS.org.
A napkin at Harvey's
A Different Light
Mayor Newsom proclaimed that on
Saturday, May 20, all small businesses in the city could sell on the
sidewalk without a special permit, so most of the Castro stores put
goods out front.
Harvey Milk Photos Unveiled Sunday, May 21
Jose Sarria Honored Thursday, May 25
Click here for histories and photos of the ceremonies.
Meanwhile, across the street ...
Above the Cafe Flore the Svedka
Vodka billboard "toasts all same-sex couples celebrating 25 years of
legally wedded bliss."
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