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Freelance multimedia journalist and broadcaster based in San Francisco. Bylines: KQED, Outword Magazine, The Bold Italic christopherjbeale.com

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, along with Honey Mahogany and Alex U. Inn brought San Francisco’s queer community together Easter Sunday for the 2021 version, of an Easter tradition that dates back more than 30 years.




Photo by Martin Kníže on Unsplash


Historically, when San Franciscans mourn, some sort of action is taken.

Protestors hold a sign that reads, “Yes Fats, Yes Femmes, Yes Asians!” At the #StopAsianHate March in San Francisco. (Photo: Christopher J. Beale)


We didn’t know our lives would change or that The Stud wouldn’t survive

Inside The Stud. Photo: Christopher Beale


(Photo: Christopher J. Beale)


The (empty) first room of the Walt Disney Family Museum features an ambulance, like the one Walt would have driven during World War I. (Photo: Christopher J. Beale)


Lake Merritt in Oakland (not today) — Photo: Christopher J. Beale


The approximate area affected by The Glass Fire. (Google Maps)

September 27, 2020–5AM

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