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Unity & More in '84

June 24, 1984

Gay Freedom Day 1984
Name of Event: International Lesbian & Gay Freedom Day
Celebration Site: Civic Center Plaza
Parade Route: Along Market St. from Spear to Grove/8th St.
Temp: 68°
Crowd Estimate: 300,000
Board Co-Chairs: Linda Boyd and Ken Jones
Mayoral Proclamation: Mayor Dianne Feinstien
Chronicle Cover: "Friendly, Festive Gay Parade in SF"
Examiner Cover: "Bi-Gay Parade: Kind of a Quiet Crowd"
1st to Appear: First Nation-wide Theme
Major Events: Upcoming National March During Democratic National Convention
City Grants: $13,500
Economic Impact: Unknown
Grand Marshals:

Being Lesbian and Gay in 1984

Being Lesbian and Gay in 1984 - article first part Being Lesbian and Gay in 1984 - article second part