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Sun Jun 4 2006 (Updated 06/28/06)
June is Pride Month!
LGBT Pride Celebrations and Marches Held Throughout June and Beyond
LGBT Pride Celebrations are held in many California cities during the month of June. On Saturday, June 3rd, Out in the Valley was held in Fresno. (imc_photo.gif Photos) The Santa Cruz Pride March was held on Sunday, June 4th. The Sacramento Price March was held on June 10th.

San Francisco Pride will be held during the weekend of June 23rd through 25th.

The Trans March was held on Friday, June 23rd. The event began at 3:00pm with speakers and performers in Dolores Park.
imc_photo.gif Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

This year's SF Dyke March was entitled "SF Dyke March Two Thousand and Sex." It was held on Saturday, June 24th in Dolores Park, with speakers and perfomers preceding the 7pm march through the Mission District and Castro.

The SF Pride Celebration was held in Civic Center on Saturday from noon until 6pm, and on Sunday from noon until 7:00pm. This free event included performances on community stages, including the Trans Stage, Two Spirit Gathering Space and Homo Hip Hop, the Asian and Pacific Islander Stage, Nectar Women's Stage, Soul of Pride African American Stage, Latin stage, and others. There were gathering spaces for kids, elders, and deaf/hard of hearing folks.

The centerpiece of SF Pride was the Pride March down Market Street. It began on Sunday at 10:30am at Market and Beale Streets, and ended at Civic Center. There were hundreds of contingents, led by Dykes on Bikes. imc_photo.gif Photos | Reports: 1 | 2

Pride celebrations are held in many other locations, as well. Read about more events | Sistahs Steppin in Pride will be held on Saturday, August 26th. Read about pride celebrations around the world on the Interpride website.

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