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For the first time, County Administration building raises Pride flag

Posted at 2:00 PM, Jul 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-17 19:26:10-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — For the first time ever, the County Administration Center raised the Pride flag in San Diego to celebrate the start of Pride weekend.

As what is traditionally Pride weekend in San Diego gets underway, virtual events are set to continue the celebrations and focus on local leaders and their contributions to the LGBTQ community.

"Today for the first time ever, the Pride flag was raised at the County Administration Center to celebrate the start of San Diego Pride weekend. We stand and celebrate with the LGBTQ community," the county tweeted.

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The milestone comes ahead of a virtual Pride weekend, featuring the Spirit of Stone Wall Rally on Friday at 6 p.m. and Pride Live on Saturday starting at 10 a.m., in place of the annual festival and parade.

At about 7:55 p.m. on Friday, the administration building and parking garage on Kettner Blvd. will also be illuminated in the colors of the Pride flag and be lit every night during Pride weekend.