Press Release Archive for 2002
January 01, 2002
"And The Nominations Are..."
Community Invited to Make Nominations For Parade Grand Marshals

January 22, 2002
Sing Out Louise
New Look For Saturday Spurs Pride Committee Calls For Entertainment Submissions

February 05, 2002
Going For Gold
Community Groups To Share An Anticipated $120,000

February 08, 2002
Sir Ian McKellen To Head Parade
Sir Ian McKellen Accepts Invitation To Be Celebrity Grand Marshal

February 13, 2002
Pink Brick
Community Invited To Name Its Nemesis

February 27, 2002
Grand Marshal Fever
Activists & Local Heroes Head Local List

March 11, 2002
An Extra 150’ Of Pride
Pride Committee Purchases Float Equipment As Community Resource
Competition For Designs Announced

April 30, 2002
Gless Says “Yes”
Queer As Folk star to join Sir Ian McKellen as Celebrity Grand Marshal

May 08, 2002
The Community Speaks
Record Vote For Community & Diversity In Grand Marshal Ballot
Helms Receives 666 Votes In Pink Brick Ballot

May 08, 2002
You Spin Me Proud
Dead Or Alive, Marc Almond, Marcella Detroit, Janis Ian and Pansy Division to headline Main Stage

May 19, 2002
Jazz It Up
New Look Saturday Celebration Promises Jazz, Blues, Peace & Love
Julia Fordham, Faye Carol and Gwen Avery To Headline

May 28, 2002
Viva Variety
Incredible month of events celebrating queer life

June 03, 2002
Spotlight on Pride
Community sponsors sustain Pride programming

June 05, 2002
Dr. Laura In Pink Pride Protest
Pride Committee Unveils Pink Brick Campaign

June 10, 2002
Be a part of Pride? Volunteer

June 17, 2002
Celebrating Our Community
Emphasizing the cultural diversity of the LGBT community.

June 21, 2002
Pride parade and festival will feature flair of an international air, including the world-renowned British actor, Sir Ian McKellen; the world’s first transsexual to be elected to a national office, New Zealand’s Georgina Beyer; and Egyptian gay activist Maher Sabry, who championed the rights of the Cairo 52.

June 23, 2002
These Boots Were Made For Marching
Nancy Sinatra To Join San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade

July 02, 2002
Street Unfair
Cinco de Mayo, Pride, Folsom Street, Haight Street and Castro Street join forces to fight “half-baked” ordinance

July 23, 2002
In spite of the troubled economy, this year's San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration has set a new record for community grants.

September 27, 2002
"What’s In A Theme?”

Pride Committee Polls Community For 2003 Theme
Proposals Sought For Event Content

October 04, 2002
Close The Gaps?
New Board President Pledges More Fabulous Parade

November 09, 2002
InterPride 2002 Sets New Records
Organizers Celebrate Success and Step Up to Challenges

November 22, 2002
You've Gotta Give Them Hope
Community Chooses Harvey Milk's Famous Quote To Be 2003 Event Theme

December 30, 2002
Who Gives YOU Hope?
Community Invited to Make Nominations for Parade Grand Marshals
Clarifications to Policy Ensure Fairness and Significance

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