Category Archives: Drag

Jingle boys! Hot Leather Dad captures Santa skivvy run in SF Castro in cool seasonal video. Ho! Ho! Ho!

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Jingle boys! Also a few girls, Dads, Queens on Segways, frosty snowmen, etc. Hot Leather Dad Steve Gaynes shot the scene seen here. Click through for groovy video! A fun(d)raiser for the SF AIDS Foundation.

An Empress and a Gentleman: So Long, Jose Sarria…

20130824-113529.jpg Soldier. Homosexual. Native Son. Candidate. Empress. Activist. Gentleman. Widow. San Francisco Legend. R.I.P. Jose Sarria, aka the Nightengale of Montgomery St, the Widow Norton and Empress Jose I. born December 12, 1922/23. died August 19, 2013.
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First Gay Candidate.

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Empress of San Francisco.

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Regal Departure.

(Haiku for Jose Sarria)

Funeral service at 11am on Friday, September 6th at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. Internment in Colma, reception at Lookout Bar on 16th Street.

Mike Caffee, who knew Jose, says his friends sometimes jokingly called him “the Nightmare of Montgomery Street” – instead of “Nightengale!”

The Bay Area Reporter has more here.

Photos 1, 2 & 4 Courtesy of the GLBT Historical Society (San Francisco).

Tiny Town Queen Patty McGroin is Empress of San Francisco!

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Laytonville Native Wins Empress Of San Francisco’s Imperial Court!

“Patty McGroin went from winning Miss Gay San Francisco in 2011 to the reigning empress of the 2013 San Francisco Imperial Court. Patty will spend her year as Empress raising money for San Francisco charities as part of the duties of representing the San Francisco Imperial Council…”

Congratulations, Patty!

Jayma Shields for The Mendocino County Observer. Photo: anon.

…at the valet. hey! (New from Dapperkink…)

at the valet. hey!. New from fantastic art dandy Gryphon.

If you remember nothing else….

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Good words for today…or any day. Remember and you are. Forget it and you’re fodder for fool-catchers. And in today’s economy? Well…

New Jojo Mendoco Gay Cali Manga! The Rapture of Sister Merci Killing…Leather Nun!

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Carried away on the shoulders of the Swiss Guard…and available to Los Angeles area collectors. Check out the silent auction at the Eagle LA on Friday October 21 at the Mr. Sister Leather contest. For more Catholic fun from JoJo Mendoco, click here. For his take on war, here. And for some S/m, here and here.

Pre-Folsom Brunch Crowd at Donna Sachet’s

Tasty! Sight seen at San Francisco Leather Diva Donna Sachet’s annual Pre-Folsom brunch. Photo: SMG

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