The activists were arrested at the NYC Pride March on Sunday while protesting corporate sponsorship and police presence at the event.
Protesters forced the Capital Pride parade onto a different route Saturday afternoon, as the official events of a political, pride-filled weekend kicked off in D.C. The protesters stopped the parade
In Washington, DC, this year, a group known as No Justice No Pride wants uniformed police banned from the celebrations, while Pride organizers insist police will be included.
Amid worsening rates of anti-LGBTQ POC violence, political action has retaken the stage.
Gay “progress” is designed to leave some of us behind, and usually that means Black and Brown queer folks.
Protesters say the D.C. parade has catered to corporations and police while ignoring the concerns of marginalized people.
Pride events in Montgomery County are increasing even as Capital Pride, which began in D.C. in 1975 and is the area’s largest Pride event, draws both...
This weekend is Capital Pride, D.C.'s annual celebration of the LGBTQ community. What are the roots of the celebration, how relevant is it today, and why are some members of the community claiming the
Fed up with Capital Pride’s corporate, bourgeois ways, queer and trans activists are throwing their own alternative to the annual celebration.
Capital Pride is this weekend in DC, but not everyone in the LGBT community is happy with the event. A group named "No Justice No Pride" has criticized Capital Pride for its use of corporate sponsors.
The Capital Pride Parade in DC was rerouted Saturday afternoon because No Justice No Pride protesters were blocking the original route, according to social media postings from people on scene.Accordi
The Washington Post reports: The D.C. Capital Pride Parade was disrupted by protesters Saturday who say the event is too corporate and marginalizes minorities and the very community the tradition was
Members of the group burned sticks of sage and chanted “we shut shit down.”
An ad-hoc group of activists under the banner of No Justice No Pride, staged a series of blockades of the 42nd D.C. Capital Pride parade Saturday afternoon.
Pride parades are inspiring critical conversations about the role of the LGBTQ community should have in challenging corporations and police power
Parades and demonstrations are, of course, a classic way of claiming space, as bodies, slogans, and symbols inflate to fill the corridors of towns and cities. The official Capital Pride parade did this on Saturday—as did the “No Justice No Pride” protest that forced it to reroute.
"As an indigenous person and as a queer person, I cannot understand why Capital Pride would work with an organization that is actively causing harm to our community members.”
For some who attended Saturday's Capital Pride Parade, politics was very much on the mind, including a group of protesters.
The involvement of Wells Fargo (which lends to private prisons and invested in the Dakota Access Pipeline) and defense contractor Lockheed Martin are particular sore spots for the group.
The demonstration came as Washington D.C.’s Pride March was greeted by protesters from the group No Justice No Pride, who said the day had moved away from the communities it claimed to support and was instead too focused on corporations.
Thousands of revelers, some waving rainbow flags symbolizing gay rights, crowded Washington streets on Saturday for the city's gay pride parade in an annual party that saw anti-corporate protesters br
Protesters interrupted the Capital Pride Parade in Washington, D.C. late Saturday, saying the event was not inclusive to minorities and was influenced too much by corporations.
In D.C. this weekend, the day before the Equality March, the city’s Pride march had to be diverted when a group of protesters, No Justice No Pride, called on Capital Pride, the main march’s organizers, to “bar corporate entities that inflict harm on historically marginalized LGBTQ2S people from participation in Pride events.”
"A lot of pride's message of activism and action has been swallowed up by a corporate pinkwashing."
Hell hath no fury like a privileged white gay man who has waited too long for the next pride parade contingent to sashay by.
The Capital Pride Parade started in DuPont Circle and worked its way to Logan Circle, about 1.5 miles away. According to event organizers, over 100,000 people lined the route. All the while, a small g
Parade organizers are pressed to break ties with "police, prisons and pipelines."
They blocked the route at 15th and P Streets NW. Police formed a barricade around the demonstrators, allowing them to continue the protest while re-routing the official parade down 16th Street.
The D.C. Capital Pride Parade was disrupted by protesters from No Justice No Pride on June 10.
At the Capital Pride Parade in Washington DC on Saturday, the No Justice No Pride group interrupted the march to protest the way it’s being co-opted
Police inclusion in parade, lack of vetting of event sponsors among chief concerns
"Protesters who oppose the Capital Pride parade’s corporate backing, which includes bank Wells Fargo & Co and weapons maker Northrop Grumman Corp , briefly blocked the parade route and forced it to be rerouted."
No Justice No Pride blocked the route, saying the event is too corporate and marginalizes minorities.
Members of a group called 'No Justice, No Pride' blockaded the Capital Pride parade in D.C. on Saturday, citing concern over corporate sponsors of the event and under-representation for trans people a
A leftist group protested the pride parade's inclusion of several "oppressive" organizations.
"If we are not willing to push beyond that comfort zone, then we are not going to see the transformation that all of us are fighting for.”