June 23 and 24, 2012

Photo Credit: Rick Gerharter

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride


It's About Freedom

June 24-25, 2000

2000 SF LGBT Pride Event Post
Name of Event: San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration & Parade
Celebration Site: Civic Center
Parade Route: Market St. (Beale to 8th)
Temp: 61°
Crowd Estimate: 850,000
Board President: Calvin Gipson
Executive Director: Teddy Witherington
Mayoral Proclamation: Mayor Willie Brown
Chronicle Cover: Gay Party Untamed At 30 750,000 enjoy four hours of swagger and shimmy
Examiner Cover: The proud, the beautiful, the many
1st to Appear: Divers/cité (Montréal)
Amount Donated to the Community: $78,181
Major Events: Celebration grows to record 10 stages. Nectar Women's Stage and Soul of Pride Stage added to community stages.
City Grants: $75,000
Economic Impact: $150,000,000
Grand Marshals:

Tom Ammiano, Phyllis Lyon & Del Martin

Margaret Cho

AIDS Emergency Fund

Transgender Activist Jamison Green on the SF Pride 2000 Main Stage