Pride Parade 2012 San Francisco
The 2012 LGBT San Francisco Pride Parade with this year's theme "Global Equality,"
Balloons Banners Beefcake Bicycles Crowd Pleasers Dancers Dogs Dykes On Bikes Facepaint Feathers Kids Leather Masks Music Parasols Personalities Protests Signs The Parade Wigs
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Balloons, Of The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

Balloons of all sorts were a part of this parade.

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Banners, Of The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

Banners were carried by many of the groups. Here we just highlight a few.

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Beefcake, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

Hunky and handsome; muscled and lithe; sexy men found in the parade.

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Bicycles, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

In addition to the official entries there were occasional wild entries.

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Crowd Pleasers, - The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

It was always exciting when those marching interacted with the crowd watching.

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Dancers, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

Music caused many to dance their way through the parade.

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Dogs, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

Our canine friends had a significant presence in the parade.

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Dykes On Bikes, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

A chartered lesbian motorcycle club with 22 chapter.

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Facepaint, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

Painted faces were a less common in this parade than expected.

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Feathers, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

Feather were just one component of a fully decorative event.

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Kids, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

Kids were present in the parade, although not all of them marched.

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Leather, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

The leather contingent brought up the rear of the parade.

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Masks, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

When makeup could not suffice, a mask would be used.

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Music, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

Music, musicians, and singers that performed during the parade

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Parasols, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

Parasols and umbrellas used for shade and effect during the parade.

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Personalities, Of The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

The famous and not so famous were featured at times in the parade.

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Protests, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

A protest (also called a remonstrance, remonstration or demonstration) is an expression of bearing witness on behalf of an express cause by words or actions with regard to particular events, policies or situations. [from wikipedia]

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Signs, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

Signs were carried by many folks in the parade, to inform or to entertain.

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The Parade, -- 2012 San Francisco Pride

Highlights of the parade itself as he progressed south on Market Street.

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Wigs, In The 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade

Many people wore wigs in this parade, however only a few weredramatic enough to show.

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