The pee-parazzi has been ordered by a judge to stay at least 150 yards away from Supervisor Scott Wiener.
Michael Petrelis, a blogger and gay-rights activist who has been a vocal critic of Wiener’s policies, was given the order Wednesday after he pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct. The charge is related to an October blog post in which Petrelis described his attempt to photograph Wiener using a urinal at City Hall. Read More
As an upstart blogger faces a criminal charge for an attempted gotcha photo of nudity ban sponsor Scott Wiener, more drama is expected today with plans for another “nude-in” at a Board of Supervisors hearing.
Blogger Michael Petrelis, a Castro gay-rights activist and perennial critic of Wiener’s policies, wrote an October post describing his attempt to photograph the supervisor as he was urinating in the second-floor men’s bathroom at City Hall. Read More
If you want to fly a flag at half-staff for an occasion in San Francisco, it could cost up to $1,500. Local blogger and LGBT activist Michael Petrelis found that out the hard way when he asked The City’s Department of Public Works to do that in the Civic Center to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17. Read More
Since it was first raised in 1997, the giant rainbow flag in the Castro’s Harvey Milk Plaza has flown at half-staff only five times despite a steady stream of requests. But on Sunday, it will be lowered for the 10th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks. Read More
Mayor Ed Lee says he won’t run, but that hasn’t stopped a progressive group from putting together a slick campaign to convince him to put his name on the ballot in November. The buzz over that drive has been growing since blogger Michael Petrelis spotted two political operatives and photojournalist Luke Thomas staging shots for the campaign outside Rainbow Grocery earlier this month. Read More