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2018 Pride Marshals


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2018 Pride Marshals Selection Process

  • Phase 1 – Community Nominations
  • Phase 2 – Slate Creation
    • In Phase 2, the Boston Pride Committee reviews the community suggestions and narrows down Pride Marshals nominations to create a slate of candidates.
    • Phase 2 occurs on October 24.
  • Phase 3 – Community Vote
    • In Phase 3, the community is invited to vote online for their preferred Pride Marshals, from the slate of Phase 2.
    • Phase 3 runs November 1-22.
    • The Pride Marshals chosen by the community will be announced publicly on December 1.

Past Pride Marshals

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  • 2017 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Grand Marshal: Kristen Porter
    • Boston Pride Honorary Marshal: Norman J. Hill, Jr., Judith Bradford, John Michael Gray
    • Boston Pride Celebrity Marshal: Hedwig
  • 2016 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Grand Marshal: Claire B. Naughton
    • Boston Pride Marshals: Raffi Freedman-Gurspan
    • Boston Pride Honorary Marshal: Bayard Rustin, Thomas V. Barbera
  • 2015 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Grand Marshals: Erica Kay-Webster, David V. Bermudez, Samuel Brinton
    • Boston Pride Marshals: Ellyn Ruthstrom, Woody Glenn
    • Boston Pride Honorary Marshal: Mayor Thomas M. Menino
  • 2014 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Grand Marshals: Governor Deval L. Patrick, The Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
    • Boston Pride Honorary Marshal: John Mitzel
  • 2013 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Grand Marshal: Mayor Thomas M. Menino
    • Boston Pride Honorary Marshal: Jeanne Manford
  • 2012 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Grand Marshals: Mix 104.1’s “Fast Freddy” Murphy, the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition
    • Boston Pride Honorary Marshal: Brendan Burke
  • 2011 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Marshals: John Affuso, Community Servings
    • Boston Pride Honorary Marshal: Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes
  • 2010 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Grand Marshals: BAGLY, Grace Sterling Stowell, Don Gorton
    • Boston Pride Honorary Marshal: Senator Ted Kennedy
    • Boston Pride Celebrity Marshals: Laverne Cox, Ronnie Kroell, Alexis Arquette
  • 2009 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Grand Marshals: Pathways to Wellness
    • Boston Pride Honorary Marshal: Barbara Jordan
    • Boston Pride Celebrity Marshals: Melissa Etheridge
  • 2008 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Grand Marshals: Tim McFeeley
    • Boston Pride Honorary Marshal: Cpl. Ciara Durkin
    • Boston Pride Celebrity Marshals: Leslie Jordan
  • 2007 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Marshals: State Rep. Liz Malia, Jacob Smith Yang, SpeakOut Boston
  • 2005 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Marshals: Ann Maguire, the History Project, Jim Morgrage
  • 2003 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Grand Marshal: Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)
    • Boston Pride Marshals: Gunner Scott (MTPC), James Bonanno (Fenway Community Health), Nancy Norman (Fenway Community Health)
  • 2000 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Grand Marshal: Wilson Cruz
    • Boston Pride Marshals: State Rep. Jarrett Barrios
  • 1999 Boston Pride Marshals
    • Boston Pride Grand Marshal: Randy Price