The festival includes a big parade, music stages, DJs, food vendors, and plenty of other entertainment options catered to all tastes. The parade made its way down Williams Road to Mesquite and into Demuth Park where the festival was held. In , celebrating 30th anniversary of Pride in the Coachella Valley, the Pride Parade has contingents. Since its debut in , Greater Palm Springs Pride has flourished and grown.
OC Pride – A non-profit LGBTQ+ organization
The gay rights movement in the United States has seen huge progress in the last century, and especially the last two decades. Laws prohibiting homosexual activity have been struck down; lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals are now allowed to serve openly in the military transgender individuals were allowed to serve openly from until March , when a new ban was put in place. And same-sex couples can now legally get married and adopt children in all 50 states. But it has been a long and bumpy road for gay rights proponents, who are still advocating for employment, housing and transgender rights. During his U.
Palm Springs Pride
When Gilbert Baker designed the first Pride flag in he was intentional about the meaning behind each color. Purple symbolizes the spirit. His brutal murder in shook our community to our core. As we mourned and raged, we organized to ensure that his story was told in the national media and we worked to pass…. I distinctly remember the homophobic bullying I experienced as young person, starting in the 3rd grade, being connected to a narrative that the only future I had in front of me was one in which I contracted HIV, died of AIDS, and burn in….
Parade Step off Begins at A. The parade is free and starts at am on 3rd and N Street and ends on 10th and N Street. Pay as a friend on PayPal and include name and valid mailing address in comment section. This year we will be mailing the tickets to you before the event. Tickets are first come first serve and in order for everyone to get their tickets mailed, we will be closing sales a week prior to the event on June 1st.