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San Francisco Dyke March 2012

The San Francisco Dyke March took place on Saturday June 23, 2012. The event began with a massive gathering at Dolores Park in the Mission and culminated in a march through the Mission which ended in the Castro for Pink Saturday.

This year I gravitated towards portrait photography — I wanted to capture intimate moments of individuals in a mass social gathering. Group protest is a significant catalyst to changing social attitudes but close personal connections are key to bringing about true understanding and the acceptance of difference.

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Dyke March portrait with cupcakeDolores Park crowd at Dyke MarchDyke March portrait

Dyke March coupleDyke March WolfdogHeron

Fist Your FriendsDyke March bus stop onlookersDyke March portrait

Dyke March onlookersDi AnnDyke March portrait

Dyke March spectatorsCool hat-hairDyke March spectators

Dyke March portraitTightrope walker in Dolores Park Dyke March celebrationTattooed guy in window along Dyke March route

HustleDyke March portraitRocket and Elissa

Jesse HairRicky TerryPink Saturday Buddha

Dyke March portraitLissa and EliLissa and Eli

Dyke March portraitDykes on BikesLinci Comy

Dyke March portraitFauxhawk Dyke March portraitRainbow kid

Bead-catchersDyke March babydogDyke March revelers

Dyke March portraitDyke March spectatorsWindow Watchers at the Dyke March

Dyke March portraitWe R EverywhereDyke March portrait

Dyke March portraitDyke March portraitRainbow head

Lacey YouthDyke March portraitTake Off Your Shirt signage along Dyke March route

Dyke March portraitDyke March portraitDyke March portrait

Dyke March coupleDyke March coupleDyke March marchers

Dyke March portraitDyke March portraitDyke March portrait

Dyke March portraitStop using Jesus...yasmine hearts fahima

Dyke March portraitDyke March portraitDyke March portrait

Scout and fauxhawk dyke marchersRoxie

Morgans wicca tattooWindow Watchers at the Dyke MarchMorgan

Bead-catchersDyke March spectatorsDyke March portrait

Dyke March portraitDanuLinci Comy

HeronElissa PerryBass Player

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