Delight: Wanting Again and Transferring Ahead

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — For this yr’s KRON4 Delight particular, we’re “wanting again and shifting ahead” by honoring everybody — previous and current — who has labored to advance equality for LGBTQ+ folks.

Virtually 20 years in the past, then-Mayor Gavin Newsom determined San Francisco would ignore the legislation of the land and begin issuing marriage licenses to similar intercourse {couples}. One of many first {couples} to get married within the metropolis continues to be combating for equality world wide.

Elsewhere, the opioid epidemic continues to be impacting communities throughout the nation, and the world over. The homosexual neighborhood is not any exception. However drag queen Cochina Impolite is utilizing her platform to coach followers and perhaps even save a life.

Over twenty years in the past, one man determined to host a small gathering on Russian River for “bears.” That’s a time period for homosexual males who venture an aura of rugged masculinity. In the present day, that small gathering has changed into “Lazy Bear Week,” a full week’s price of occasions that generates thousands and thousands for charity and the native financial system.

Watch the KRON4 Delight Particular hosted by John Shrable (within the participant above) for these tales and extra.

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