To Stop Pride from Becoming America's Pride
  • Petitioned San Diego LGBT Pride Board

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San Diego LGBT Pride Board
San Diego LGBT Pride Board

To Stop Pride from Becoming America's Pride

    1. Eric Hufford
    2. Petition by

      Eric Hufford

      San Diego, CA

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January 2012

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During the San Diego Pride Board Retreat in October of 2012 Joe Meyer introduced a motion to change the name of the "San Diego Pride Festival " to "America's Pride" with an alternating theme and the Board voted to approve the motion 5 to 2. We feel that that after the turn of events in 2010, it was established that San Diego Pride belongs to the San Diego LGBT Community and that Board and its staff are just the custodians of the event, and that something as drastic as changing the identity of the event should have been a decision brought up to and discussed by the community. With this past history of poor decisions under previous boards that affect the entire LGBT community the Board should be more willing to present these proposals to the public to be more transparent and open.

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    • James Messer ESCONDIDO, CA
      • almost 2 years ago

      There is no reason to include "America" in LGBTQ pride. LGBTQs have been oppressed by mainstream America for decades, and there is no reason for honoring your oppressors.

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    • Kat Alessi LEMON GROVE, CA
      • almost 2 years ago

      1. It is hubris to take America & use it for San Diego, if any city should get the moniker, New York or San Francisco would be more appropriate.

      2. In terms of branding, it is pretty universal to use the city's name, San Diego is a city to be proud of & is a great brand in & of itself.

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    • Rick Pirkle SAN DIEGO, CA
      • almost 2 years ago

      The LGBT Pride Board are egocentric outdated dinosaurs.

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    • Israel Plascencia CHULA VISTA, CA
      • almost 2 years ago

      The fact that it is named San Diego Pride is because it belongs to this community. Why is the community not involved in the decisions made? Please consider this petition and support the community's request.

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    • Lukas Volk SAN DIEGO, CA
      • almost 2 years ago

      This is absolutely the worst idea ever. I don't know what has gotten into the board of Pride, but is definitely nothing to be proud of. This whole group needs to be reevaluated by the San Diego LGBT community if they want to continue the decent name that SD Pride used to have.

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