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Which Pride Will Be Better: SF or NY?

Which Pride Will Be Better: SF or NY?

The big daddies of Pride, New York and San Francisco, happen this weekend. Pride kicked off in New York, thanks to Stonewall, but San Francisco has been considered the capital of LGBT culture for decades. Let's play a fun game and decided which celebration will be the best; we'll provide the facts below and you pick the winner in the comments and on social media. We'll take a count this weekend and announce which coast came out on top:

(Starting in alphabetical order) New York
Grand Marshals: Orange is the New Black actress Laverne Cox, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force director Rea Carey, Looking star Jonathan Groff
Special Guests: RuPaul's Drag Race judge Michelle Visage emcees the festivities at Pier 26 on Friday night
Performers: Demi Lovato (at Dance on the Pier), The Voice's De'borah, Sharon Needles, Betty Who, Dina Delicious, Kim Joyce

Event theme: Yesterday's struggle is today's heritage

San Francisco
Grand Marshals: E! host Ross Matthews, transgender activist Janet Mock, attorney and DOMA-killer Roberta Kaplan
Special Guests: Former Massachusetts congressman Barney Frank, fabulous sports royalty EJ Johnson
Lifetime Achievement Grand Marshal: Poet, writer, and cultural theorist Judy Grahn
Honorary Grand Marshal: 
Trans whistle-blower Chelsea Manning
Performers: Jesika von Rabbit, Debby Holiday, The She's, Xelle, and Hi Fashion

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