Here is a list of some of the references to the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural Districts – and San Francisco’s other Cultural Districts – in newspapers and other media.
11/30/2022: “Cultural districts offer entrepreneurial opportunities” in Bay Area Reporter
11/17/2022: “Erotic Storytelling Hour holds Trans Awareness Week edition” on KTVU Fox 2
10/3/2022: “Additional sites eyed for SF leather history walk plaques” article in Bay Area Reporter
7/27/2022: Bob Goldfarb’s Guest Editorial on “Up Your Alley” in the Bay Area Reporter.
4/14/2022: Inclusion in SF Travel’s San Francisco Promotion
4/12/2022: Ravi Round the World features ED Bob Goldfarb and Honey Mahogany for SF Travel
3/31/2022: SF Chronicle reports on community opposition to proposed Redistricting Map.
10/27/2021: 7×7 Magazine presents an overview of the hot spots of the entire South of Market area, with a nod to the Leather District.
10/21/2021: San Francisco Bay Times features stories about the Cultural District on pages 3 (new Executive Director), page 27 (SOMA Second Saturdays), and page 34 (photos from SOMA Second Saturdays),.
10/11/2021: Bay Area Reporter covers the appointment of Bob Goldberg as LCD Executive Director
9/24/2021: KQED Radio news covered LeatherWalk. Listen here.
9/22/2021: BAR reports on LeatherWalk and plans for MegaHood.
9/15/2021: BAR looks back at LeatherWalk history.
5/26/2021: BAR reports on the election of Honey Mahogany as San Francisco Democratic Party Chair.
5/26/2021: Bay Area Reporter reports on the new Sylvester mural at Oasis.
5/17/2021: SF Chronicle reports on the SF Eagle’s imminent Historic Landmark Status.
4/8/2021: The BAR reports that the Board of Supervisors have approved the Leather District plaques resolution.
3/18/2021: An article in Hear/Say about “How San Francisco’s Cultural Districts Work”
2/2/2021: The Bay Area Reporter reports on the passage of the resolution by the Board of Supervisors.
2/1/2021: CBS reports on the Board of Supervisor’s vote on the SF Eagle landmark designation.
1/27/21: SF Weekly reports on the hearing on Landmark Status for the SF Eagle bar.
1/27/21: The Bay Area Reporter reports on actions to preserve and protect the SF Eagle bar.
12/16/2020: The Bay Area Reporter covers controversy regarding the Big Belly Trash cans.
8/3/2020: The Bay Area Reporter reports on our hiring of Cal Callahan as our District Manager.
2/12/20: A very nice write up appeared in the Bay Area Reporter about the Bar Crawl we held on February 6, 2020, during which LCD Board and supporters visited five landmark venues within the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District with District 6 Supervisor Matt Haney and other city officials.
9/22/19: The Bay Area Reporter covers the raising of the Leather Flag in Eagle Plaza.
8/14/19: The Bay Area Reporter did a full roundup of the three queer Cultural Districts.
3/3/2019: The Los Angeles Times has printed a lengthy and excellent article about the district: 2019-03-03 – LA Times about District.
A companion video is viewable here.
6/3/18: The Bay Area Reporter covered our historic ribbon-cutting event.
4/25/18: The hearings at City Hall were covered by the Bay Area Reporter.