Trans teen's Tumblr suicide note is a sobering message to parents everywhere
Seventeen-year-old Leelah Alcorn wrote a bitter farewell to her conservative parents. Then she walked into traffic.
Gene Compton’s Cafeteria located at 101 Taylor Street at the corner with Turk - it was open from 1954 to 1972 - Compton's Cafeteria In San Francisco's Tenderloin District. In 1966, the eatery was the site of landmark confrontations between police and transgender activists
46th Anniversary of Compton Cafeteria Riot March & Rally - San Francisco
46th Anniversaryof Compton Cafeteria Riot March & Rally 5:oopm - August 20, 2012 - San Francisco, California Meet at City Hall at 5:00pm on the Polk St. side to march, or join us at 5:30pm at the corner ofTurk & Taylor. via the Facebook Event Page: Join in celebrating the legacy of LGBTQ homeless youth in San Francisco's Tenderloin district. March from City Hall to Gene Comptons' Cafeteria (former site) on the corner of Turk and Taylor, where we will have speakers (more to be revealed as we…
The Sissies, Hustlers, and Hair Fairies Whose Defiant Lives Paved the Way For Stonewall
The queens had finally had enough: In August 1966—fifty years ago this month—transgender and gender-nonconforming customers at Gene Compton’s Cafete...
Attempt to save former SF gay bar sites and rumored escape tunnels faces setback
Those seeking to preserve the site for its LGBTQ historical significance now take their appeal to the full Board of Supervisors after failing before the Planning Commission.