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The 16th Annual Santa Cruz Dyke March
Date Saturday May 31
Time 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
Clock Tower downtown Santa Cruz
Event Type Party/Street Party
Organizer/Author
The 16th Annual Santa Cruz Dyke March

Saturday May 31, 2008
Rally at 3:30 pm March at 6:15 pm
At the Clock Tower downtown Santa Cruz
On North Pacific Avenue and Water Street

The Annual Santa Cruz Dyke March has been happening for 16 years on the Saturday night before Gaysbian Pride.

The purpose of Dyke March is to increase lesbian visibility and activism.

We exercise our first amendment right to gather and without corporate sponsorship.

This year’s theme:
"I Am Not A Failed Fttempt At Being You"

Our theme reflects an Anti-Assimilation Pro Queer perspective.

Santa Cruz Dyke March is no parade-
it is the practice of CIVIL RIGHTS DEMONSTRATIONS. We oppose the Gaysbian movement about obtaining Eurocentric straight privilege and challenge the power structure.

The Direct Action steps off at 6:15pm.

Featured performers are:
MC - Cheri Lovedog
Radical Cheerleaders
Genea Gjaguar
Jasmine
Gabriel Morte
Frootie Flavors
Lex
Lisa Dewey
Diane Patterson
Beaver Cleaver
Gloria Nieto
Something Wicked Fire Troupe
and more…

No more male-dominated, corporate-sponsored Pride events.
Not a parade!

A direct action demonstration and a celebration of dyke visibility. Come out with your banners, signs, noise makers, and Be-you-to-the-full selves.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE RALLY:

Media contacts:
Melissa S. Bernstein melissa_bernstein [at] yahoo.com or call 459-7646
Cheri Lovedog cherilovedog [at] yahoo.com or call 295-4112
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