2009 Portland Gay Pride Parade

Antionette Golden watched the waving rainbow flags and smiling float riders in the Portland Pride Parade drift by from a street corner with her arms wrapped around the waist of girlfriend Lisa Andrade.

This year's Pride Festival, put on by Pride NW and themed "United We Stand," was a huge success. With over 100 entries in the parade and more visitors to the festival than ever before, the Mayor was thrilled to demonstrate his support of the bicycle community in Portland by riding his own bike and asking local businesses that use bikes and trikes for delivery, couriering, and transportation to join his group. This office wants to thank these businesses for joining us as we showed our pride on Sunday: