Pride is History

In my office hangs a copy of the oldest known San Diego Pride budget. We had a deficit of one dollar. 90% of our income came from button sales. The year was 1975, the first year to have a permitted Pride Parade, but not…

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Come Out!

23 years ago, Matthew Shepard was killed because of his sexual orientation. He wasn’t the first LGBTQ person to be murdered because of who they are or loved and he wasn’t the last. What had changed for our community by 1998 was the culmination…

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Give with Pride

In 1989 the leadership of San Diego Pride envisioned a model of organizing and fundraising that, in addition to supporting our own events and programs, would turn a profit to be utilized as investments back into our own LGBTQ community. This model helped us give out grants…

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Shape Our Future

Every ten years the nation redraws our electoral districts in response to the Census and changes, growth, and shrinkage in local communities. How districts are drawn has a significant impact on the ability of marginalized communities to be fairly represented and receive equitable outcomes,…

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¡Sí, se puede!

Earlier this year we lost a pillar in our community, Larry T. Baza. Larry first joined our board in 1990 and in 1992 became our organization’s first Latino co-chair. Alongside his new co-chair, Vertez Burks, it was the first time San Diego Pride was led by…

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Be Visible, Feel Seen

When I first began working at Pride in 2011, we were not yet using photos to tell the stories of our organization or community. While we had enjoyed LGBTQ employment protections for some time in the state of California – San Diego has the…

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Featured Events

10th Anniversary Live Panel: Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Youth Leadership Academy

Vaccination Clinic


Community events, programs, and fundraisers put on by Pride & other LGBTQ-serving organizations happen all throughout the year!


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Thank you to our 2021 sponsors!