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Thousands brave heat for L.B. Pride

May 17, 2008 7:57:27 PM PDT
Tens of thousands braved the heat to attend the 25th annual Lesbian and Gay Pride Festival in Long Beach on Saturday.This year's celebration took on added meaning with this week's state Supreme Court ruling that may clear the way for same-sex marriage in California.

The two-day festival is being held along Shoreline Drive with lots of food, music and information booths.

The festival continues Sunday. Organizers expect about 100,000 people to attend the festivities by the end of the weekend.


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