June 23 and 24, 2012

Photo Credit: Rick Gerharter

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride


Liberty and Justice for All

June 29, 1980

Liberty and Justice for All - Gay Freedom Day 1980
Name of Event:   Gay Freedom Day
Celebration Site: Civic Center
Parade Route: Along Market St. from Spear to Grove/8th St.
Temp: 67°
Crowd Est.: 250,000
Board Co-Chairs: Amy J. Fournier and Bruce Goranson
Mayoral Proclamation: Mayor Dianne Feinstein
Chronicle Cover: "Mixing Politics and Fun"
Examiner Cover: "United for Gay Freedom"
1st to Appear: San Jose Entry: "Where were you SF?" re: Gay Rights Defeat
Major Events: Carnival Rides in Civic Center
City Grants: $11,000
Economic Impact: Unknown
Grand Marshals: