Category: Gender & Sexuality

Queer Liberation March Brings Tens of Thousands to the Streets — Police Attack Them with Pepper Spray

At yesterday’s Queer Liberation March for Black Lives & Against Police Brutality, the second annual march of the Reclaim Pride Coalition, cops engaged in the usual brutal oppression of protests with renewed vigor. In contrast to their behavior at the corporatized Heritage of Pride parade, in which cops march side by side with protesters, the police reminded the LGBTQ+ community that they have no place in our movements.

New York City’s Second Annual Queer Liberation March

This Sunday, LGBTQ+ people and their allies will take to the streets for the second annual Queer Liberation March in honor of the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and in opposition to the NYPD and all violence against LGBTQ+ people. This year’s march has been explicitly dedicated to Black LGBTQ+ people and demands that a minimum of a $1 billion be diverted from the NYPD to community services.

Stonewall Was a Riot

Today is the first day of Pride Month, a celebration of the Stonewall Riot in 1969. Now uprisings are breaking out all over the country. Wealthy, white gay men today might be opposed to “violence,” but the history of the LGBTQ+ movement shows that riots of oppressed people are about liberation.

Queer Liberation March Brings Tens of Thousands to the Streets — Police Attack Them with Pepper Spray

At yesterday’s Queer Liberation March for Black Lives & Against Police Brutality, the second annual march of the Reclaim Pride Coalition, cops engaged in the usual brutal oppression of protests with renewed vigor. In contrast to their behavior at the corporatized Heritage of Pride parade, in which cops march side by side with protesters, the police reminded the LGBTQ+ community that they have no place in our movements.

New York City’s Second Annual Queer Liberation March

This Sunday, LGBTQ+ people and their allies will take to the streets for the second annual Queer Liberation March in honor of the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and in opposition to the NYPD and all violence against LGBTQ+ people. This year’s march has been explicitly dedicated to Black LGBTQ+ people and demands that a minimum of a $1 billion be diverted from the NYPD to community services.

Stonewall Was a Riot

Today is the first day of Pride Month, a celebration of the Stonewall Riot in 1969. Now uprisings are breaking out all over the country. Wealthy, white gay men today might be opposed to “violence,” but the history of the LGBTQ+ movement shows that riots of oppressed people are about liberation.