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Rainbow flag at Harvey Milk Plaza  

Rainbow flag at Harvey Milk Plaza

One who fought for gay rights in the 1970-ies was Harvey Milk. To honour his memory a square in Castro District has been named Harvey Milk Plaza.
California part II - San Francisco

August 6th 2014
San Francisco - City of rainbow flags and steep hills A blog entry on San Francisco just has to include one of Ake's favourite jokes: "How many straight men from San Francisco does it take to change a light bulb?" "Both!". The joke perhaps is not politically correct, but it is pretty funny the first time you hear it. As you understand even before we came to S ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
21st September 2014

Same flag as Cusco's!
Wow, you really covered a lot and learned a lot! I love the Haight-Ashbury area (also has my favorite second-hand store), but I never saw the Grateful Dead house though I went to many of their concerts. And I know that scary feeling of driving those steep streets--you were very brave to do that! I also love the openness and tolerance of SF and your joke too. I'll have to tell that to my California and gay friends!

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