June 23 and 24, 2012

Photo Credit: Rick Gerharter

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride


Shakin' It Up

June 27-28, 1998

SF Pride Poster 1998
Name of Event: SF Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration & Parade
Celebration Site: Civic Center
Parade Route: Market St. from 2nd St. to 8th St.
Temp: 61°
Crowd Estimate: Unknown
Board President: Deborah Oakley-Melvin
Executive Director: Teddy Witherington
Mayoral Proclamation: Mayor Willie Brown
1st to Appear: Most Holy Redeemer, first Catholic Church in a Pride Parade in the world
Amount Donated to the Community: $46,800
Major Events:
  • 20th anniversary of the rainbow flag.
  • First year US President (Clinton) signs letter of support.
  • Executive Director hired for the first time.
  • First year of Latin Stage at event.
  • First year of Stand Against Hate. Hawai'i passes Amendment 2.
City Grants: $67,700
Economic Impact: $78,500,000
Grand Marshals: