Happy Pride Month! Since 1970, June has been proclaimed Pride Month worldwide, and is a time to celebrate, honor, and acknowledge the LGBTQ+ community. LightHouse has been a proud San Francisco Pride Parade participant for many years, and while we aren’t marching this year, we’re excited to bring accessibility to some exciting new Pride events next week.
20th Annual Trans March
This year, LightHouse will be tabling at the 20th annual Trans March next Friday, June 23, at Dolores Park in San Francisco. Come and enjoy live performances, check out local vendors, and discover new community resources for members, friends and allies of the trans and gender non-conforming community.
Here’s a rundown of the day:
11:00 am: Señora Felicia Flames Intergenerational Brunch
3 00 pm: Trans March Stage & Performances
3:00 pm: Resource Fair: Explore a range of resources, organizations, and initiatives that support the transgender and gender non-conforming community. Learn about the latest advancements, access vital information, and discover ways to get involved and make a positive impact.
6:00 pm: The March – Hit the streets with pride as we march through iconic neighborhoods, raising awareness and visibility for the transgender and gender non-conforming community. Let’s show the world the strength of our unity and demand equality and respect for all.
7:00 pm: Bustin’ Out Afterparty by TGIJP
For updates, volunteer opportunities, and more information, visit transmarch.org.
Also next weekend, LightHouse is hosting a fun, accessible, and interactive Pride event Rainbow Oasis! Make the LightHouse HQ your Pride Festival home base on Saturday, June 24. Hang out with friends, enjoy refreshments, find a quiet place to relax away from the crowds and play some favorite rainbow games including Braille Uno and tactile Twister. In addition, volunteers will be available for guides and visual interpretation to visit the Pride Festival at Civic Center, which will have concerts, vendors, and more. RSVPs are required for this event. Please get your RSVPs to Daisy Soto at DSoto@lighthosue-sf.org or 415-694-7328 by Thursday, June 22.
We can’t wait to celebrate Pride Month with you all next weekend!