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12 arrests as LGBTQ activists turn pride march into protest
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12 arrests as LGBTQ activists turn pride march into protest

The activists were arrested at the NYC Pride March on Sunday while protesting corporate sponsorship and police presence at the event.

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LGBTQ Pride Marchers Flood DC Streets for 'Equality March'
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LGBTQ Pride Marchers Flood DC Streets for 'Equality March'

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

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Police used to raid gay bars. Now they march in Pride parades.
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Police used to raid gay bars. Now they march in Pride parades.

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.

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Pride Got Corporate, and Activists Got Pissed
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Pride Got Corporate, and Activists Got Pissed

Amid worsening rates of anti-LGBTQ POC violence, political action has retaken the stage.

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1 year after Pulse, the vulnerability (and strength) of queer people of color is more appa
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1 year after Pulse, the vulnerability (and strength) of queer people of color is more appa

Gay “progress” is designed to leave some of us behind, and usually that means Black and Brown queer folks.

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Why LGBTQ Protesters Blocked the Capital Pride Parade
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Why LGBTQ Protesters Blocked the Capital Pride Parade

Protesters say the D.C. parade has catered to corporations and police while ignoring the concerns of marginalized people.

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County Pride events prosper while D.C. falters
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County Pride events prosper while D.C. falters

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...

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Roots Of Pride: What D.C.'s LGBTQ Celebration Means Today, And Why Some Community Members
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Roots Of Pride: What D.C.'s LGBTQ Celebration Means Today, And Why Some Community Members

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

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Pride and Prejudices
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Pride and Prejudices

Fed up with Capital Pride’s corporate, bourgeois ways, queer and trans activists are throwing their own alternative to the annual celebration.

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LGBT activists criticize Capital Pride's corporate ties
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LGBT activists criticize Capital Pride's corporate ties

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.

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Capital Pride Parade in DC rerouted by police because of protesters
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Capital Pride Parade in DC rerouted by police because of protesters

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

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Protesters Disrupt DC Pride Parade [VIDEO]
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Protesters Disrupt DC Pride Parade [VIDEO]

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

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Protesters opposing Capital Pride block streets, cause parade to reroute at least twice
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Protesters opposing Capital Pride block streets, cause parade to reroute at least twice

Members of the group burned sticks of sage and chanted “we shut shit down.”

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LGBTQ Activists Blockade DC Capital Pride Parade
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LGBTQ Activists Blockade DC Capital Pride Parade

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.

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Should We Let Police and Problematic Corporations March in Pride Parades?
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Should We Let Police and Problematic Corporations March in Pride Parades?

Pride parades are inspiring critical conversations about the role of the LGBTQ community should have in challenging corporations and police power

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How Should We Honor the Pulse Victims? Insist on Making More Queer Space.
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How Should We Honor the Pulse Victims? Insist on Making More Queer Space.

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.

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Capital Pride’s corporate sponsors concern some LGBTQ activists
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Capital Pride’s corporate sponsors concern some LGBTQ activists

"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.”

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Capital Pride Parade brings thousands to DC, including demonstrators
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Capital Pride Parade brings thousands to DC, including demonstrators

For some who attended Saturday's Capital Pride Parade, politics was very much on the mind, including a group of protesters.

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Protesters From The LGBTQ Community Disrupted The Pride Parade In D.C.
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Protesters From The LGBTQ Community Disrupted The Pride Parade In D.C.

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.

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#ResistMarch takes aim at Trump's America with support for all marginlized groups
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#ResistMarch takes aim at Trump's America with support for all marginlized groups

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.

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Washington gay pride parade draws thousands, briefly blocked by protest
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Washington gay pride parade draws thousands, briefly blocked by protest

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

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DC’s Capital Pride Parade disrupted by protests
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DC’s Capital Pride Parade disrupted by protests

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.

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The Pulse Massacre, and the Meaning of LGBT Pride
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The Pulse Massacre, and the Meaning of LGBT Pride

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.”

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'No Justice No Pride': Activists Shut Down DC Pride over Corporate, Military, Police Spons
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'No Justice No Pride': Activists Shut Down DC Pride over Corporate, Military, Police Spons

"A lot of pride's message of activism and action has been swallowed up by a corporate pinkwashing."

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If you’re offended by the #NoJusticeNoPride protest, you are a cultural idiot
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If you’re offended by the #NoJusticeNoPride protest, you are a cultural idiot

Hell hath no fury like a privileged white gay man who has waited too long for the next pride parade contingent to sashay by.

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VIDEO: Protesters cause Capital Pride Parade to be rerouted
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VIDEO: Protesters cause Capital Pride Parade to be rerouted

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

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Protestors Disrupt D.C. Pride Parade, Hit Organizers With List Of Demands For 'Justice'
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Protestors Disrupt D.C. Pride Parade, Hit Organizers With List Of Demands For 'Justice'

Parade organizers are pressed to break ties with "police, prisons and pipelines."

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'No Justice, No Pride' Protesters Block Capital Pride Parade Route
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'No Justice, No Pride' Protesters Block Capital Pride Parade Route

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.

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VIDEO: D.C. Capital Pride Parade disrupted by protesters
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VIDEO: D.C. Capital Pride Parade disrupted by protesters

The D.C. Capital Pride Parade was disrupted by protesters from No Justice No Pride on June 10.

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We need to get corporate America and police units out of Pride marches | Steven W Thrasher
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We need to get corporate America and police units out of Pride marches | Steven W Thrasher

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

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No Justice No Pride protestors disrupt Capital Pride parade
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No Justice No Pride protestors disrupt Capital Pride parade

Police inclusion in parade, lack of vetting of event sponsors among chief concerns

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D.C. LGBTQ Pride parade draws thousands in spite of brief protester blockade
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D.C. LGBTQ Pride parade draws thousands in spite of brief protester blockade

"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."

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Capital Pride parade disrupted by protesters; revelers rerouted
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Capital Pride parade disrupted by protesters; revelers rerouted

No Justice No Pride blocked the route, saying the event is too corporate and marginalizes minorities.

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'No Justice, No Pride' Protest Highlights Fault Lines In D.C. LGBTQ Community | WAMU
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'No Justice, No Pride' Protest Highlights Fault Lines In D.C. LGBTQ Community | WAMU

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

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Protestors blocked DC’s pride parade so it had to be rerouted
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Protestors blocked DC’s pride parade so it had to be rerouted

A leftist group protested the pride parade's inclusion of several "oppressive" organizations.

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#NoJusticeNoPride Organizers Warn of the Dangers in Complacency - Rewire
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#NoJusticeNoPride Organizers Warn of the Dangers in Complacency - Rewire

"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.”

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