Press Release Archive for 1999
February 11, 1999
Pot Of Gold At End Of Rainbow
The Pride Committee is pleased to announce its plan to share the beverage operation and festival gate donations with non-profit partners.

April 01, 1999
Community to Vote For Grand Marshals
Continuing its policy of community involvement, the Parade Committee is opening the process for the selection of this year's Grand Marshal(s).

May 06, 1999
PFLAG & Harry Hay
In an historic first, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community of San Francisco have elected the Grand Marshals for the 1999 San Francisco Pride Parade.

June 01, 1999
Bud Light, Bay Guardian and Anti Smoking Project Swing Behind Pride
San Francisco Pride will cost around $750,000 to be produced and around a third of that total will be donated by Pride's sponsors in a show of support for our community.

June 07, 1999
Bigger, Better Seating At This Year's Pride Parade
In response to overwhelming demand and also to accommodate the increasing numbers of people with disabilities who attend the Parade, the Pride Committee is greatly expanding the bleacher seating on this year's Parade Route.

June 14, 1999
SF Pride to feature Stand Against Hate Rally and Historic Moment of Silence
On June 27 this year, in an historic first, over 600,000 people will join together in a Moment of Silence on the Parade Route at noon.

September 14, 1999
Suggestions for Theme and Event Content requested from Community
The Pride Committee is requesting suggestions for the theme for the Y2K San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride celebrations.

October 29, 1999
It's About Freedom

October 30, 1999
Minister Addresses World Pride Gathering
Minister Addresses World Pride Gathering Take Pride - Take Joy - Take Action as Millennium Theme

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