Good Morning Mission!

A woman smiles as she walks under the sun at Dolores Park during 2013's Pride  . Photo by Marta Franco.

A woman smiles as she walks under the sun at Dolores Park during 2013's Pride . Photo by Marta Franco.

It is 7 a.m., 56° and headed to 64°. Details for the next ten days are here. Looks like it will be fairly pleasant for Pride weekend.

Speaking of things that aren’t pleasant, the New York Times has an interactive map of the places in the country that are hardest to live in. According to the map, the Bay Area isn’t one of them.

MissionMission shares a delightfully pleasant passive aggressive note by past Mission Local contributor, Marta Franco.

The Bay Guardian explains what today’s Trans March, which starts with a stage show at 3 p.m. at Dolores Park, means in its 11th year. For one, the at-one-time small organization is now Pride’s organizational Grand Marshall. The Bay Area Reporter has some good coverage too.

In honor of Trans March, your queer link-bait du jour: the first transgender Mr. Gay Philadelphia and (for those of you living under a rock): Laverne Cox’s great interview and cover shoot with Time. Video below:

 

Enjoy the day!

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