February 21, 2008
Clean and Sober Space, Youth Space and HIV Pavilion
San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee Invites Community Members to Bring Ideas

San Francisco, CA – 21 February 2008 – The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee (SFLGBTPCC) invites interested members of the community to meet and contribute ideas to develop three new venues at the Pride Celebration - Clean and Sober Space, Queer Youth Space and HIV Pavilion.

The San Francisco Celebration and Parade is a two-day celebration at Civic Center June 28 and 29 and the Parade is on Sunday, June 29.

Queer Youth Space
February 28 - Thursday
6:30 pm
The LGBT Community Center
GGBA Conference Room, Third Floor

Clean and Sober
March 2 - Sunday
3:00 to 4:30 pm
Castro Country Club

HIV Pavilion
March 8 - Saturday
2:00 to 3:30 pm
LGBT Community Center

Food and beverages will be provided.

The Pride Celebration has over 19 community-run stages, venues and pavilions and the 2008 lineup includes:

Accessibility Area
Asian & Pacific Islander Stage
Childcare Area
Country Stage
Dance Arena
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Elder Space
Fairie Freedom Village
Family Garden
Homo Hip Hop Stage
Leather Alley
Latin Stage
NectArena – Women’s Stage
Shadowplay Stage
Smoke-free Spaces
Soul of Pride African American Stage
SwingOUT Stage
TransPavilion and Stage
Writers’ Village

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For Further Information Please Contact:

Lindsey Jones, Executive Director
San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee
1800 Market Street, PMB #5
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone (415) 864-0831 Fax (415) 864-5889


About San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee (SFLGBTPCC)
The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee (www.sfpride.org) is a not-for-profit membership organization founded to produce the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration & Parade and dedicated to education, commemoration of LGBT heritage and celebration of LGBT culture and liberation. A world leader in the Pride Movement, SFLGBTPCC is also a grant-giving organization through its Community Partners Program. Since 1997, SFLGBTPCC has granted over $1.2 million dollars from proceeds of the Pride Celebration and Parade to local not-for-profit LGBT organizations and those not-for-profit organizations working on issues related to HIV/AIDS or breast cancer.

About the 2008 San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration & Parade
This year marks the 38th anniversary of the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade. This year’s theme is “United by Pride, Bound for Equality” and the event will be held over the weekend of June 28/29, 2008. With over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and 20 community-run entertainment stages and venues, San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest LGBT event in the nation. For more information please visit our website at: www.sfpride.org.