Pride Parade, 2011

Motorcycle Helmet
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A beautifully illustrated motorcycle helmet was bungee strapped to the seat of a motor cycle just before the parade started. The owner stood next to it wearing a pink skirt with a kissed purse.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 10:01:10 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5545
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Dykes On Bikes
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The parade always began with a seemingly endless stream of motorcycles called, "Dykes on Bikes." Here were two of the more festively attired entries.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 10:42:09 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5569
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Ross Mirkarimi
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Ross Mirkarimi was running for Sheriff of San Francisco County. Here was a tricycle built for six peddlers and one person to steer.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:01:04 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5602
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Cheers LA
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Three different groups of cheering squads were in the parade all supporting the Cheer Foundation. internal link Here was the Cheers LA group from Los Angeles performing six simultaneous tricks.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:13:01 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5620
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Equality California
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The Equality California internal link group was there in support of the right for same sex marriages.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:20:14 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5659
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Civicorps Schools
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Civicorps Schools internal link marched in a large group all dressed in purple shirts.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:35:10 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5743
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Tom Ammiano
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Assemblymember Tom Ammiano internal link rode in a convertible that morning and wore a casual pink golf-shirt with horizontal stripes.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:36:26 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5764
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Kaiser Permanente
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Kaiser Permanente internal link, as usual, marched carrying a forest of huge deep-purple balloons.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:49:02 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5807
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Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights
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The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law of the San Francisco Bay Area internal link a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, was formed in 1963 at the request of President John F. Kennedy to involve the private bar in providing legal services to address racial discrimination. They all wore yellow t-shirts that afternoon.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:02:00 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5895
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Dennis Herrera, City Attorney
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Dennis Herrera, City Attorney rode in a convertible. Not clearly seen from this angle were signs proclaiming his run for Mayor of San Francisco.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:06:30 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5917
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The San Francisco LGBT Community Center
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One fellow from the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center internal link walked with head bowed and arm raised alongside the barrier behind which were crowds of excited folks watching.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:06:30 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5966
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The San Francisco LGBT Community Center
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This woman with the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center internal link raised her arms in excitement and tweeted occasionally using a whistle.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:16:18 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_5980
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Google
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A huge crowd of young folk from Google internal link, many of whom wore black t-shirts and a few of whom carried balloons.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:18:01 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6002
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Bank Of America
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The Bank Of America internal link, San Francisco Bay Area, LGBTA Pride Resource Group, rode on a float dressed as super heros.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:21:52 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6034
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Animal Care And Control
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The City And County of San Francisco Animal Care And Control internal link offered one person dressed as an alien with a flying saucer around her waist.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:26:16 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6063
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John Avalos
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John Avalos was Supervisor for district 11 who has announced a run for mayor. Here was a group of his supporters.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:26:16 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6097
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Instituto Familiar de la Raza
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The Instituto Familiar de la Raza of San Francisco internal link featured bright costumes. Here was one fellow wearing a blue fedora with a fuzzy green hat band and a pink feather over matching attire.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:33:20 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6113
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Glide Memorial United Methodist Church
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The members of the Glide Memorial United Methodist Church internal link walked together alongside their float.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:51:16 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6200
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The Soul Of Pride
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The Soul Of Pride presented by 106 FM KMEL radio station. This group performed an energetic dance atop a moving float.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:52:27 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6215
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Oakland Fire Fighters
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The Oakland Fire Fighters' theme this year was the same as last year, "Random Acts." The person driving the fire engine blew kisses to the crowd.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:54:21 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6230
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San Francisco Library
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The San Francisco Library's Bookmobile drove past. Here one library employee carried a sign that read, "Queerest. Library. Ever."


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 13:10:11 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6361
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Southwest Asian & North African Queers
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A gathering of gay folk from the southwestern Asian area and from northern Africa marched together that day. Here were a few folk from Egypt.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 13:10:11 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6410
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United Airlines, A Star Alliance Member
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United Airlines was represented in the parade by at least one retro look. Overhead was carried a huge rainbow flag.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 13:22:00 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6454
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Out of the Closet Thrift Stores
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The Out of the Closet Thrift Stores internal link featured folks dressed in recycled clothing and wearing balloons.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 13:26:23 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6496
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Walden House, Inc.
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The Walden House, Drug and Alcohol Treatment facility in San Francisco internal link featured a festive group of folks riding the back of a huge truck.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 13:36:13 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6559
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Whole Foods Market
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Whole Foods Market internal link put in a presence with folks carrying flags and pushing grocery carts.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 13:39:03 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6587
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Righteously Outrageous Twirling Corps
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The Righteously Outrageous Twirling Corps internal link performed dramatic moves, including high kicks and the twirling and throwing of wooden guns.


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 13:40:25 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6601
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Facebook's LGBT Employee group
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Facebook's LGBT Employee group wore a rainbow assortment of t-shirt colors. Does it seem at all suspicious that after the release of google+, facebook trailed google in the parade?


2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 13:41:02 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6612
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Peta
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Peta, People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals internal link featured full sized animals carrying signs suggesting they should not be eaten. While behind them was a muscular man with cuts of meat written on his skin, such as, "Shoulder," and "Rump."


People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals   •  2011 San Francisco Pride Parade   •  This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."   •  Market Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 4 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 13:41:02 Sunday 26 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6652
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This year's theme was, "In Pride We Trust."

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