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GAY PRIDE EVENTS

Across the country every June, gay, bisexual and transgender people gather to celebrate with rallies and parades. The largest events in the region, with parades all on Sundays, are:

Santa Cruz, today and Sunday. See www.santacruzpride.org. Mel White will speak at an interfaith conference today. See www.templebethelaptos.org.

San Jose, June 12-13. See www.sjgaypride.org.

San Francisco, June 26-27. www.sfpride.org .

GAY PRIDE EVENTS

Across the country every June, gay, bisexual and transgender people gather to celebrate. The largest regional events are in San Jose, Santa Cruz and San Francisco:

Santa Cruz, today and Sunday. “Family Values” is the theme of the 30th annual rally and parade Sunday. Special guests include Mel White. See www.santacruzpride.org. The weekend includes an afternoon march today and evening street festival and a weekendlong interfaith conference, at which White will speak. See www.templebethelaptos.org.

San Jose, June 12-13. “Many Faces, One Community” events begin with a community day in the park Saturday and the 29th annual parade on Sunday. Headliners Sunday include singer Joan Jett and comedian Kate Clinton. See www.sjgaypride.org.

San Francisco, June 26-27. “Out 4 Justice” features actor Alan Cumming as grand marshal for the 34th annual parade Sunday, along with Bruce Vilanch, currently performing in “Hairspray,” and Mayor Gavin Newsom. Headliners include Chaka Khan and comedian Graham Norton. See www.sfpride.org .