Lavender Graduation

Stay tuned for Spring 2024 Lavender Graduation!


Past Keynote Speakers:

  • 2023: Nguyen Pham, President of SF Pride and Director of Philanthropy at Frameline
  • 2022: Ken Harper, American Indian and Two-Spirit /HIV Activist, founding member of the Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits
  • 2019: Honey Mahogany, Drag Performer, Activist, co-founder of the Transgender Cultural District in San Francisco
  • 2018: John A. Pérez, Chair UC Board of Regents
  • 2017: Xamuel Bañales Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, CSU Stanislaus
  • 2016: Alex Randolph (Board of Trustees, City College of San Francisco)
  • 2015: Cara Stanley, M.A. (Director, Student Learning Center, UC Berkeley)
  • 2014: Rafael Mandelman (Board of Trustees, City College of San Francisco)
  • 2013: John A. Pérez (California Speaker of the Assembly)
  • 2012: Judy Appel (Executive Director, Our Family Coalition)
  • 2011: George Zamora (Policy and Program Analyst, Student Affairs, UC Office of the President)
  • 2010: Christopher Cabaldon (Mayor, West Sacramento)
  • 2009: Deb L. Kinney (Lawyer and LGBT Activist)
  • 2008: Christopher Daley (Co-Founder of Transgender Law Center)
  • 2007: Susan Stryker (Author and Filmmaker)
  • 2006: Aleem Raja (Public Defender & SF Pride Parade Grand Marshall)
  • 2005: Bevan Dufty (San Francisco City Supervisor, District 8, 2000-2011)
  • 2003: Jackie Goldberg (California State Assemblywoman, 2000-2006)