Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Supports
Santa Barbara’s 16th Annual GLBT Pride Celebration
Saturday, May 13th 2006
"I am pleased to extend warm greetings to all who have gathered for this year's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Celebrations."
"California is proud to host events that celebrate diversity and support active civic participation. I applaud your efforts to foster ties within your community and to promote cultural and social acceptance in our Golden State."
"Much progress has been made in the past 35 years to combat discrimination and prejudice against the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. I salute Californians for standing up for America’s democratic ideals and working to advance respect and appreciation for all people. Your efforts serve to raise public awareness and advocate civil rights for all individuals, regardless of sexual orientation."
"On behalf of all Californians, I offer my best wishes for every continued success."