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Former Grand Marshal Kate Raphael on Bradley Manning and the future of SF Pride
by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison
Sunday May 12th, 2013 4:29 PM
KPFA Evening News spoke to Kate Raphael, Harvey Milk Club member, and host of KPFA’s Women’s Magazine, whom former Grand Marshal Joey Cain nominated to serve as a Pride Grand Marshall in 2004, after she had been arrested protesting the apartheid wall in Palestine and then traveled to Iraq. Kate was elected, much to her surprise, after returning to Palestine, but decided her first obligation at that time was to stay there, as a "Grand Marshal in Absentia" during the parade. She said she will, however, attend the Milk Club's open forum, "Bradley Manning: Grand Martial, Not Court Martial," at 7 pm Tuesday evening, 05.14.2013, at the LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, in San Francisco.
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Kate Raphael was elected a San Francisco Grand Marshal in 2004 after being arrested in Palestine protesting the apartheid wall and then traveling to Iraq.

Joey Cain, former San Francisco Pride Grand Marshall nominated Kate Raphael to be a Grand Marshall in 2004 and nominated Bradley Manning in 2013.

Daniel Ellsberg speaking at a San Francisco rally to reinstate Bradley Manning as a Grand Marshal of San Francisco Pride 2013.