You will find this attraction in San Francisco's Castro District. This SF museum is the first of its kind in the US. There are only two other museums in the world dedicated to the stories of this community. There are currently three galleries in the museum. It's small but offers a powerful set of exhibits. It's a wonderful place to learn more about the GLBT community including both their struggles and triumphs.
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The Castro district as gay mecca has been a phenomenon of the past 30 years. But there has been a gay community in San Francisco since the early 20th century, and probably before that. It started in North Beach, moved around to the waterfront, then made the slow migration up Market Street into the Tenderloin, out Polk Street and finally to the Castro. The following map shows 40 points of interest in San Francisco gay history. This short-lived bar featured boys in dresses and closed in
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Variation in the percentage who identify as LGBT across the largest metro areas is relatively narrow, with San Francisco's percentage just 2. The top 10 includes metro areas from every region of the country except the Midwest. Given the long history of a visible and politically active LGBT community in San Francisco, the city's ranking at the top of this list is not surprising. Hartford is the capital of Connecticut, which has permitted same-sex couples to legally marry longer than every state except Massachusetts. MSAs like Austin and New Orleans in the South, and Denver in the Rocky Mountain region, all have reputations as socially progressive cities within states and regions that are much more conservative, perhaps making them regional hubs for the LGBT population.
That set off a political furor that subjected the school board to local and national ridicule. On Tuesday, that same board is expected to approve a resolution that would officially suspend renaming efforts. For months, the school renaming controversy has roiled the city, distracting local leaders from the COVID pandemic, angering parents eager for classrooms to reopen and putting school board members — some of whom face a potential recall by voters — on the defensive. It was back in early that a San Francisco Unified School District committee convened, tasked with considering whether to change school names allegedly associated with slaveholding, colonization or oppression. After about 10 meetings, the committee of parents, students, educators and community members suggested that the full school board rename 42 schools — a third of all public schools in San Francisco — including those honoring individuals such as Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Sen.