June 29 and 30, 2013

Photo Credit: Rick Gerharter

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride

Parade Award Winners

VOTE! - Absolutely Fabulous Overall Contingent

Each year, our community gets the opportunity to vote for the best of the best of the 2011 Pride Parade! The winner will be presented at our Check Granting Party on Tuesday, August 16th.

Our 2011 nominees for the ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS OVERALL CONTINGENT award are:

AIDS Emergency Fund/Breast Cancer Emergency Fund with Beach Blanket Babylon

AIDS LifeCycle

PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

SF Police Officer Pride Alliance

All votes must be received by 11:59 PM (PDT) on August 14th, 2011, to be counted.

To vote, please click here. Check back after August 16th to learn the outcome chosen by our community!

Contingent Awards

Thanks to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence for assembling a diverse panel of judges. We congratulate those contingents honored for their absolute fabulousness and creativity! Thanks also to Kevin S. Yoza for all the amazing video taken during the Parade.

Absolutely Fabulous Overall Contingent

Congratulations to Glide Memorial United Methodist Church for winning the Absolutely Fabulous Overall Contingent award voted on by the public and announced on August 21, 2012 at SF Pride's annual Check Granting Party.

The best of the best

Congratulations to the winner of the 2014 Vote for Absolutely Fabulous Overall Contingent: Community Grand Marshal Tommi Avicolli Mecca / Housing Rights Commmittee of San Francisco

The 2014 Nominees:

Mormons for Marriage Equality

Tommi Avicolli Mecca / Housing Rights - Community Grand Marshal

SF Balloon Magic

Black Brothers Esteem / San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Courage to Resist - Manning Support Network

Other Categories:

Absolutely Fabulous:

Great emotional content, message or outstanding presentation

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus

Black Brothers Esteem / San Francisco AIDS Foundation

AIDS Emergency Fund / Breast Cancer Emergency Fund with Beach Blanket Babylon

On Lok Lifeways

Mormons for Marriage Equality

Absolutely Outrageous:

The unexpected, over the top, brilliant, unique

San Francisco Leather Pride Congingent

Prancing Elites - Special Guests

Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center / Osha Thai

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)

Absolutely Fabulous Individual:

A single person-designated contingent that best exemplifies the spirit of the Parade

Mark Leno, California Stage Senator

Chelsea Manning, Honorary Grand Marshal

Janet Mock, Celebrity Grand Marshal

Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, Community Grand Marshal

Daniel and Chris, gay soldiers from Tucson

Absolutely Fabulous Street Act:

Best routine, skit, props, creative, crowd response

Abadá Capoeira San Francisco

SF Balloon Magic

Cheer SF

Youth Pride Coalition

Virgin America

Absolutely Fabulous Marching Contingent:

Two or more people walking, marching, no float or vehicle

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

Sistahs Steppin' in Pride

Southwest Asian & North American Bay Area Queers (SWANABAQ)

Trans March - Organizational Grand Marshal

Latinos de Ambiente de Area de la Bahia

Absolutely Fabulous Musical Contingent:

Group with live music, chorus or music as an important element

Guerneville: Hub of the Russian River

Netflix: Orange is the New Black

CIty of Oakland, Oakland Pride

San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Band

The Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco - San Francisco Fire Department

Absolutely Fabulous Theme Contingent:

Who best incorporates the theme “Color Our World with Pride”


San Francisco Zen Center

Bay Area American Indian Two Spririts (BAAITS)

Tommi Avicolli Mecca / Housing Rights - Community Grand Marshal

Rhythm and Motion Dance Program and ODC School