June 29 and 30, 2013

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Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride

Parade Award Winners

VOTE! - Absolutely Fabulous Overall Contingent

Each year, our community gets the opportunity to vote for the best of the best of the 2011 Pride Parade! The winner will be presented at our Check Granting Party on Tuesday, August 16th.

Our 2011 nominees for the ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS OVERALL CONTINGENT award are:

AIDS Emergency Fund/Breast Cancer Emergency Fund with Beach Blanket Babylon

AIDS LifeCycle

PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

SF Police Officer Pride Alliance

All votes must be received by 11:59 PM (PDT) on August 14th, 2011, to be counted.

To vote, please click here. Check back after August 16th to learn the outcome chosen by our community!

Contingent Awards

Thanks to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence for assembling a diverse panel of judges. We congratulate those contingents honored for their absolute fabulousness and creativity! Thanks also to Kevin S. Yoza for all the amazing video taken during the Parade.

Click on any link to see video of the contingent.

Absolutely Fabulous:

Great emotional content, message or outstanding presentation

Bay Area Youth Summit

Chabot College Gay-Straight Alliance

Facebook

Our Family Coalition /COLAGE

Virgin America

Absolutely Outrageous:

The unexpected, over the top, brilliant, unique

Bare Chest Calendar

Golden State Warriors

Mischief Lab

Folsom Street Fair

Trikone

Absolutely Fabulous Individual:

A single person-designated contingent that best exemplifies the spirit of the Parade

Alex Newell

Tabatha Coffey

The Leffew Family

Gavin Newsom / Ed Lee

Thomas Roberts

Absolutely Fabulous Street Act:

Best routine, skit, props, creative, crowd response

Abada Capoeira SF

API Wellness Center

Cheer SF

Righteously Outrageous Twirling Corps

Rhythm & Motion Dance School

Absolutely Fabulous Visiting Contingent:

Best group from outside the Bay Area

Church Ladies & Gents for Gay Rights / First Congregational Church Sonoma UCC

Guerneville: Hub of Russian River

Hawaiian Airlines

Human Rights Campaign (with Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett)

Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific

Absolutely Fabulous Marching Contingent:

Two or more people walking, marching, no float or vehicle

ACLU of Northern California

Bradley Manning Support Network (Various videographers)

Mormons for Marriage Equality

Openhouse

SF/SPCA

Absolutely Fabulous Musical Contingent:

Group with live music, chorus or music as an important element

Beatbox

The Bushmill Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco

Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir

San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus

San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band

Absolutely Fabulous Theme Contingent:

Who best incorporates the theme “Embrace, Encourage, Empower”

Alexander Hamilton Post 448

Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits

Girl Scouts Northern California, San Francisco Service Unit

Safeway

VA Palo Alto

Absolutely Fabulous Overall Contingent

Congratulations to Glide Memorial United Methodist Church for winning the Absolutely Fabulous Overall Contingent award voted on by the public and announced on August 21, 2012 at SF Pride's annual Check Granting Party.

Thank you to everyone who voted. We are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2013 Absolutely Fabulous Overall Contingent vote is the Bradley Manning Support Network.

The 2013 Nominees:

Abada Capoeira

Bay Area Youth Summit

Bradley Manning Support Network (Various videographers)

Mormons for Marriage Equality