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"Pride=Power" volunteer t-shirt (front), 1992

1992: “Pride=Power”

In 1992, Pride saw increased representation of law enforcement and political officials. San Diego Chief of Police Bob Burgreen was awarded the new honorary title “Friend of the Year.” He …

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Car decorated with Latin American flags in Pride parade, 1991

1991: “Together In Pride / Conjunto En Orgullo”

After serving as Pride’s executive director for two years and stabilizing the event, Tim Williams stepped down upon learning that he was HIV-positive. He confided in Barbra Blake, who had …

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Lambda Pride Board and volunteers at Parade Fest, 1988

1988: “Here…And Here To Stay!” / “Rightfully Proud”

Following the festivities of the previous year, Lambda Pride organizers once again had a falling out. An ad-hoc committee was formed in January 1988 to produce that year’s Pride events, …

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Pride Guide, 1987 (front)

1987: “Making History”

In the year leading up to the 1987 Pride weekend, Lambda Pride meetings were heavily occupied with issues including lawsuits, debts and organizational upheaval. As a result, a “New Lambda …

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