Gay San Francisco
San Francisco is at the heart of gay culture, with the famous Castro perhaps one of the USA’s most important gay destinations. San Francisco has one of the largest LGBT communities in the world.
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San Francisco is perhaps one of the most famous gay cities on the planet with an incredible gay scene and a lot of gay history. The Castro became America’s first and most iconic gayborhood.
Following the Stonewall uprising in New York and the first Pride march, the Castro was the headquarters of the gay liberation movement. San Francisco is also famous for being the home of Harvey Milk. Milk campaigned for gay rights at a time when attitudes towards gay people were deeply hostile.
Today the Castro still has a lot of gay bars that are perfect place to start when exploring San Francisco’s gay nightlife.
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