SF welcomes Pride Month

  • by BAR staff
  • Wednesday June 7, 2023
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Photo: Jane Philomen Cleland
Photo: Jane Philomen Cleland

Suzanne Ford, center, executive director of San Francisco Pride, spoke about the importance of the event during Mayor London Breed's flag raising ceremony held June 2 at City Hall. Breed, second from left, noted that this year will be the first for the city's new drag laureate, D'Arcy Drollinger, fifth from left. "While in other parts of the country the rights of LGBTQ individuals are under attack, in San Francisco we embrace and elevate the amazing people who through their advocacy and activism continue to fight for change, not just here but across the world," Breed said. Other officials on hand included gay Supervisors Rafael Mandelman (District 8), Matt Dorsey (D6), and Joel Engardio (D4), as well as gay state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), gay city Treasurer Jose Cisneros, and others. San Francisco Pride takes place June 24-25. The rainbow flag will be up most of the month, though it has been swapped out for others during special commemorations, the mayor's office said.

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