Houston Pride Parade 1998

June 27th
Grand Marshals: Bob Bouton & Jackie Doval

Official Video
Part I    Part II


Photos & Clippings
Courtesy of the Botts Collection

Photographer unknown
and photos are not displayed in parade order

the second night parade (hence, the 'electrified')

above, Body Positive
below, Bunnies on the Bayou

Loyd Powel (on right)
below, from U of H Grad School

above and below, Night Hawks
("Mr Gay Pride Houston" was not an official Pride recognition)

below, Bricks

above, KPFT After Hours, with Jimmy Carper, seated in front
below, Bayou City Boys Club

below, Houston Pride Band
(a bit blurry, hey, it's hard to photograph moving contigents at night)

above, Hispanic group Aves
below, Houston Outdoor Group

above, Montrose Counseling Center
below, Gay Men's Chorus Houston

above, Brazos River Bottom
below, two blurry photos of Transgender entries

above, Community Gospel Church
below, Pacific Street clubs

above, Bering Memorial United Methodist Church
below, Astro Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf

above, Names Project, with Pete Martinez on the left

above, Kinetic Sports Clinic
below, Lutherans Concerned

below, Dignity Houston

Photos by Frank Parsley

   two groups from Ambush Magazine, NOLA


Grand Marshals
Bob Bouton & Jackie Doval


Per the rules at that time, voting was done by anyone who attended two meetings of the Pride Committee

Also see THIS PAGE for comprehensive Pride coverage
for all years, and all Pride Guides
and extensive 1998 coverage in OutSmart Magazine