June 23 and 24, 2012

Photo Credit: Rick Gerharter

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride

5th

Join Us: The More Visible We Are, the Stronger We Become

June 29, 1975

Gay Freedom Day Program 1975
Name of Event:   Gay Freedom Day
Celebration Site: Marx Meadows
Parade Route: Pine, Montgomery, Post & Polk
Temp: 62°
Crowd Estimate: 82,000
Board President: W.E. Beardemphl
Mayoral Proclamation: None
Chronicle Cover: "10,000 in Gay Parade"
1st to Appear: Empress Doris riding an elephant
Major Events: Nation's largest Gay Parade. A significant increase in the number of women in the parade.
City Grants: None
Economic Impact: Unknown
Grand Marshals: