top
Newswire
Calendar
Features
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Thu Jun 21 2007 (Updated 07/15/07)
2007 Pride Weekend in San Francisco
Tens of Thousands Take to the Streets for "Gay Day"
San Francisco LGBT Pride was held from June 22nd through 24th.
The City's fourth annual Trans March took place on Friday, June 22nd, with live performances, spoken word, speeches, and drag on stage at Dolores Park. imc_photo.gif Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

The 15th annual San Francisco Dyke March was held on Saturday, with a rally and performances on stage starting at 3pm. At 7:00, tens of thousands of women stepped into the street, led by Dykes on Bikes, to demand Health Care for All. imc_photo.gif Photos | imc_audio.gif Audio March organizers wrote, "...and by all, we mean ALL DYKES as well as all people who are shut out, shunted aside, and shit on when they need health care. Except for the very wealthy, everyone in the world needs better health care, and we need it today."

Sunday's Pride parade started at 10:30 a.m., traveling west along Market Street from Davis to Hyde. Celebrity Grand Marshals included "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" critic Eric Alva, who was the first US soldier wounded in the war in Iraq. The annual Pride Celebration continued all afternoon in the Civic Center area. Video: imc_video.gif 1 | 2 | 3

Early on Saturday morning, the day before the Pride Parade, Friends of the Pink Triangle installed a giant pink triangle on a hilltop that overlooks the parade route. imc_photo.gif Photos

Previous Indybay Coverage Of Pride: 2006 | 2005 (1 | 2 ) | 2004 (1 | 2 )
01/16/19 Teachers Striking in LA and Promising to Strike in Oakland If Funding Needs Not Met Front Page | Labor & Workers | Education & Student Activism | East Bay | California01/15/19 West Oakland Gentrification Claims Yet Another Casualty as Qilombo Forced Out Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Racial Justice | Health, Housing & Public Services | Global Justice & Anti-Capitalism | Arts + Action | East Bay01/14/19 Millions of Public Housing and Section 8 Renters at Risk If Shutdown Continues Front Page | Health, Housing & Public Services | Labor & Workers | San Francisco | East Bay | U.S. | Government & Elections | Immigrant Rights01/13/19 Once the Most Abundant Fish in the Delta, Smelt Numbers Dangerously Decreasing Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Central Valley | California | Government & Elections01/13/19 Santa Rosa Park Built in Andy Lopez' Honor, Civil Settlement Reached for 2013 Murder Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Racial Justice | North Bay / Marin01/11/19 Kevin Cooper: My Thoughts on Governor Brown's Executive Order Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Racial Justice | North Bay / Marin | California01/08/19 Oakland Remembers Oscar Grant on Tenth Anniversary of His Murder Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Racial Justice | East Bay01/04/19 Without Rebellions and Protests, Oscar Grant Would Have Received Little Justice Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Racial Justice | East Bay | U.S. | Government & Elections12/29/18 Berkeley's Historic People's Park Facing Attacks from Police and Tree Cutters Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Environment & Forest Defense | Health, Housing & Public Services | Global Justice & Anti-Capitalism | Education & Student Activism | East Bay12/28/18 Pan-African Celebration Includes Principles of Cooperative Work and Collective Economics Front Page | Racial Justice | Health, Housing & Public Services | Global Justice & Anti-Capitalism | Central Valley | California | International12/25/18 Israelis Steal Land for New Settlement in Bethlehem While Gazan Christians Denied Access Front Page | International | Palestine
Related Categories: San Francisco | LGBTI / Queer | Front Page