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A thank you from San Diego Pride

A thank you from San Diego Pride
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San Diego Pride

Our 2019 theme is Stonewall 50: A Legacy of Liberation.

We have taken the year to reflect on the gifts given to us by the struggles and sacrifices of our Stonewall generation and consider the world we want to leave to the next generation. I continue to be inspired by our community’s history of resilience.

In our past, Stonewall, the Briggs initiative, the AIDS epidemic, DADT, and DOMA all swung at our community and together we fought back. Together we became stronger.

Currently, the epidemic of murder targeting predominantly black trans women, the border crisis of so many LGBTQ asylum seekers in need of help, rising rate of hate crimes, huge legal battles, and an administration that continues to attack our community with discriminatory policies and rhetoric all have us weary and enraged–-and yet our history gives me hope.

I know that generations of queer wisdom will serve us well. As these disparate challenges seek to divide us, I know our battle-tested brilliance will unite us to persevere. Our Legacy of Liberation is one of created community, found family, and formidable friendships, and for that I am thankful.

With Hope and Gratitude,

Fernando Zweifach López

Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs

Executive Director

San Diego Pride

PRIDE EVENTS AROUND SAN DIEGO

Toyland Parade

In 10 days, celebrate the Holiday Season with San Diego Pride! Grab the kids, the neighbors, friends, and the whole family, and come down to beautiful North Park for our tradition of ensuring LGBTQ families are represented in the North Park Toyland Parade!

When: Sunday, December 8, 2019, 11am - 1pm

Where: North Park, San Diego, CA 92116

Learn more here

The Nicky Awards

Help San Diego Pride win "Outstanding LGBT Community Organization" and "Outstanding Community Event" by voting for us in The Nicky Awards! Then join us at the Nicky Awards!

Vote here.

When: Sunday, December 8, 5:30 pm - 10 pm

Where: Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station, 2592 Laning Road. San Diego, CA 92106

Learn more here.

Santa's Orders

Join us as our OUT LGBTQ service members come together to celebrate the holidays to help raise funds for upcoming LGBTQ military events in 2020.

When: Sunday, December 15, 3 pm - 6 pm

Where: The Hole in the Wall, 2830 Lytton St., San Diego, CA 92110

Learn more here

CAPI 2020

There's less than 100 days until Prides from throughout the Western United States and Mexico gather in San Diego for CAPI 2020!

When: Thursday, February 27, 2020 - Sunday, March 1, 2020

Where: DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego - Mission Valley, 7450 Hazard Center Dr., San Diego, CA 92108

Learn more here

Invite your friends here

Entertainment Application

Our Entertainment Application is now open for Pride 2020! Apply for a chance to be on next year's San Diego Pride Festival lineup. Dates to be announced on December 1st.

Learn more and apply here