San Francisco Pride 2017

San Francisco Pride, 2017

Here are a few shots from Sunday’s Pride celebration in San Francisco.

I thought about the people I marched with in the GLF in the early 1970’s
and later, with Act–Up, in the 1980’s.

It felt good to hear the speakers honor the work we did in those decades

I thought of friends who passed from AIDS, or later from grief and trauma.

I think they’d be pleased that gay liberation became a global movement
for universal Human rights.

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Gay Power

The Rights of People of Color are human rights.

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The Hug

The rights of Immigrants and refugees are human rights.

San Francisco Pride Day 2017
The Rights of Immigrants and Refugees are Human Rights.

Women’s rights are human rights.

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Women’s Rights are Human Rights

LGBTQ rights are human rights.

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Peace

The right to age with dignity and respect is a human right.

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Elder Pride

The rights of the disabled are human rights.

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Generations

Love, defiance and pride are strong weapons against hate and tyranny.

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Love
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Defiance
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F#ck Trump

 

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Pride
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Pride

 

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Pride

 

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Pride

 

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Pride

Redemption song
by
Bob Marley and The Wailers

(C) Rob Goldstein 2017 All Rights Reserved

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10 thoughts on “San Francisco Pride, 2017

      1. I think Pride has changed over the years, Rob. Certainly over here in the UK, many of the events have become more commercialised. People still have a good time, but big brands have got involved and seem to only want to promote themselves.

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  1. Wonderful post for my Wednesday, Rob. The photos are even better than I expected. Such color, and so perfectly inclusive! Well done, my friend!
    I have too many favorites to name one. (Although I admit I did spend a disproportionate amount of time looking at the guy with all the beads, helping the oldster in the wheel chair… I’m really not a cougar — just human. Now… what was I talking about?)
    Great big hug!

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