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No Rainbow Capitalism: The Five Worst Corporations to Kick Out of Pride

Pride parades across the countries are full of corporate booths and floats. We've picked the five most heinous corporate sponsors. These companies drape themselves in rainbow flags while hurting LGBTQ+ people around the world.

Violet Glaser

June 29, 2019

Queer Struggle, Class Struggle: Reflections on Stonewall at 50

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Stonewall. The three-day riot against police violence will be commemorated with radical demonstrations, but also with "parades" including police, corporate floats and speeches by capitalist politicians. What happened? Has queerness lost its revolutionary potential?

Roberto Jara

June 28, 2019

An Anti-Capitalist Guide to NYC’s Pride Weekend

On the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall, the WorldPride Parade in New York—with its corporate sponsorships and close relationship with the cops—is not the only Pride event taking place. Here is a short guide to Pride in New York City this weekend.

AJ Rio-Glick

June 28, 2019

No Cops, No Corporations—An Interview with Reclaim Pride in New York City

The Reclaim Pride Coalition rejects corporate co-optation, denounces imperialism and state violence, and seeks to center the most marginalized in our community. They are calling a Queer Liberation March this Sunday. Left Voice spoke with Colin Ashley.

Left Voice

June 27, 2019

NYPD, Apology for Stonewall Not Accepted

New York City Police Commissioner James O’Neill apologized for the police brutality at Stonewall. Apology not accepted.

DA Larry Krasner Charges Trans Activist for Attempting to Burn ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Flag

ReeAnna, a trans woman, was arrested at Philadelphia Pride for attempting to burn a Blue Lives Matter flag. She was held in a men's prison overnight and is being charged with two misdemeanors by District Attorney Larry Krasner's office. If convicted, she could face up to seven years in prison.

Maria Aurelio

June 20, 2018

Activists Face Jail Time for Protesting Police Brutality at Gay Pride Parade

Activists face jail time for protesting police violence at gay pride.

Left Voice

March 12, 2018

Counter-Pride March in Madrid: The Sisters of Stonewall Would Have Been Proud of Us

Orgullo Crítico is an effort to deepen the analysis of “pink capitalism,” and is fueled by an anti-systemic spirit.

Carmen C.A.

July 15, 2017