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California | Santa Cruz Indymedia | LGBTI / Queer

38th Annual Santa Cruz Pride Parade and Festival: Life Gets Better Together
by Bradley Stuart (bradley [at] riseup.net)
Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
On Sunday, June 3rd, the Diversity Center of Santa Cruz presented the 38th annual Santa Cruz Pride demonstration, which featured a march and rally with thousands of people on Pacific Avenue. Some of the many featured speakers and performers included representatives of the Diversity Center, John Laird, who was the first openly gay mayor when he took over the mayoralty of the city of Santa Cruz in 1983, and cheer squads from San Francisco, Sacramento and Folsom.
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The 2012 Santa Cruz Pride press release states:

For the past 22 [of 38] years, The Diversity Center’s Pride Committee has been the force behind Santa Cruz Pride, the biggest political event on the Central Coast, and Santa Cruz County’s most important annual LGBTQ community event. We are proud to embark on Santa Cruz Pride 2012, bringing the parade and festival together like never before.
§The Bike Girls
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Santa Cruz County's Open-Door Animal Shelter
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Bay Area Gay And Lesbian Ensemble
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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The Bay Area Gay And Lesbian Ensemble is based in San José, California
§Rainbow Flag
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Occupy Santa Cruz
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Resource Center for Nonviolence
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Teen Center
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Louden Nelson Community Center
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Planned Parenthood
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Proud T Latina
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Pride on Pacific
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Queer Youth Outreach at UCSC
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Gender Neutral Frarority
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Surf City AIDS Ride
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Kid Pride
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Cooper Street
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Equality Happens WAMM
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§WAMM: Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Diversity Center
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:47 PM
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§Santa Cruz Derby Girls
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§Folsom Cheer
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§Cheer SF
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§John Laird
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§Sacramento Sirens Cheer
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§Cheer SF
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§Cheer SF
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§Cheer SF
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§Cheer SF
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§Cheer SF
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§Cheer SF
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§Cheer SF
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§Cheer SF
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§Cheer SF
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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§Cheer SF
by Bradley Stuart Sunday Jun 3rd, 2012 9:53 PM
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