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Pride 2017 continues in its success, offers grants to community

San Diego Pride 2017 continues to be a huge success.

Pride is pleased to announce the success of this year’s event has allowed them to continue to give back to local and national LGBT community organizations by offering grants.

Each year Pride strives to return proceeds from the annual LGBT Pride weekend back into the community.

San Diego Pride 2017 is one for the history books

Scores of people took to the streets making San Diego Pride 2017 one of the biggest celebrations in the event's history.

Another successful San Diego Pride celebration has come and gone. It was a peaceful event despite some initial concerns of extreme protests or arrests.

In fact, this year’s parade which took place on Saturday saw an increase of about 30,000 attendees over last year and contingents participating in the event rose 50-percent.

San Diego Rainbow Key recipient says he was ousted from Uber for 'kissing my man' at Pride

After recieving a rainbow Pride Key to the city, Crum says he was put out of Uber for kissing his man.

Singer Brian Justin Crum was given a Rainbow Key to the City on Saturday during San Diego Pride, but moments later after his performance, he says he was thrown out of his Uber ride for kissing his boyfriend.

"It was shocking that this happened at Pride," Brian told San Diego Gay and Lesbian News. "Uber was one of the sponsors of San Diego Pride."

SD Pride Parade is the largest single-day civic event

The mayor said San Diego is coming off the best tourism year ever and these two events continually offer the best the city has to offer.

San Diego Pride Parade draws more people than Comic-Con each year and generates millions of dollars to the local economy. The parade sees an estimated 200,000 people; Comic-Con, 135,000. 

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and other community leaders including Councilmember Chris Ward discussed how these two major annual events are important for the city’s economy.

Pride after Pride: who cleans up Hillcrest afterward?

Come out and show pride after Pride.

After all the celebrations of Pride are over and everyone is at home reflecting on the weekend, there is still much to do in the community by way of clean up.

The Hillcrest Town Council hosts their annual Post-Pride Clean-up event on the Monday following San Diego Pride and they could use your help.