June 23 and 24, 2012

Photo Credit: Rick Gerharter

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride


Rightfully Proud

June 26, 1988

Rightfully Proud
Name of Event: San Francisco Lesbian & Gay Freedom Day
Celebration Site: Civic Center Plaza
Parade Route: Along Market St. from Sanchez to 9th St.
Temp: 68°
Crowd Estimate: 275,000
Board Co-Chairs: Jennifer Roberts and Douglas Conrad
Mayoral Proclamation: Mayor Art Agnos
1st to Appear: First appearance by San Francisco Mayor in Parade (Agnos). First Parade to start in Castro.
Major Events:
  • Mayor Art Agnos becomes the 1st SF Mayor to appear in the Parade
  • First Parade to start from the Castro
City Grants: $45,000
Economic Impact: Unknown
Grand Marshals: Holly Near and James Broughton

Map of 1988 Parade Route

1988 Parade Route