1996: “Spotlight on Freedom”

Voters Organized in Coalition for the Elections (VOICES) march in the parade, 1996. San Diego Pride Photo Collection 1994-2008, Lambda Archives of San Diego.

In 1996, San Diego Pride focused on politics, as a presidential election was to take place in November. At a national level, the LGBTQ+ community was celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Colorado Amendment 2, which rescinded state and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and prevented the future… Continue reading 1996: “Spotlight on Freedom”