June 23 and 24, 2012

Photo Credit: Rick Gerharter

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride


"You've Gotta Give Them Hope"

June 28, 2003

SF LGBT Pride 2003 Event Poster
Name of Event: San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration & Parade
Celebration Site: Civic Center
Parade Route: Market St. (Beale to 8th)
Temp: 89º
Crowd Estimate: 850,000
Board President: Joey Cain
Executive Director: Teddy Witherington
Mayoral Proclamation: Mayor Willie Brown
Chronicle Cover: Politics takes front seat at Gay Pride festivities Harvey Milk tribute sharpens focus on issues
1st to Appear: Marga Gomez and Armistead Maupin ride in the Parade
Amount Donated to the Community: $156,000
Focus Signature Event: Jennifer Holliday & the Pointer Sisters headline Main Stage, a record $156K granted back to over 50 community organizations
City Grants: $84,000
Economic Impact: $101,000,000.00
Grand Marshals:

Celebrity Grand Marshals:
Marga Gomez, Armistead Maupin

Lifetime Achievement:
Cecil Williams

Community Grand Marshals:
Marina Gatto, Vicki Marlene, Terry Person-Harris, Hank Wilson

Organization Grand Marshal:
Marriage Equality California

Honorary Grand Marshals:
Georgina Beyer, Lynn Breedlove, Larry Brinkin, Felicia Elizondo, Rahn Fudge, Heklina, Sal Hopkins, Robert Jobe, Carolyn Laub, Raven Light, Aleem Raja, Margo Rila, John Manzon-Santos, Daddy Alan Selby, Snatch, Lawrence Wong

2003 Parade Theme Float

Parade Float

Photo Credit: Bill Weaver