June 23 and 24, 2012

Photo Credit: Rick Gerharter

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride

2nd

Gay Pride

June 25, 1972

Gay Pride
Name of Event:   Gay Freedom Day
Celebration Site: Civic Center
Parade Route: Montgomery & Pine to Polk
Temp: 65°
Crowd Estimate: 54,000
Board Co-Chairs: Rev. Ray Broshears, HL Perry & Rev. Bov Humphries
Mayoral Proclamation: Alioto Refused
Chronicle Cover: "S.F.'s Lively Gay Parade"
1st to Appear: First Politician, Richard Hongisto
Major Events: Also called Christopher Street West
City Grants: None
Economic Impact: Unknown
Grand Marshals: None