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Contrasts at Pride Weekend: from A to Z
by /Anarchists to Zuckerberg
Monday Jul 1st, 2013 1:25 AM
A is for Anarchists at Trans Parade on Friday, June 28

Z is for Zuckerberg, Mark: CEO of Facebook at crass commercial Pride Parade on Sunday, June 30

photos by Steve Rhodes via Flickr.com under Creative Commons License and R. Robertson for indybay. Top photo by Steve Rhodes.


"No Pride in Assimilation/No Future in Capitalism" read the banner an anarchist contingent carried in Friday's Trans March in San Francisco, one of the kick-off events of Pride Weekend.

Crass commercialism was the main theme of the official Pride Parade on Sunday with floats from the likes of Bank of America, AT&T and Facebook. CEO Mark Zuckerberg rode his way through the event, despite his decidedly right wing views on immigration (he pushed for emphasis on high tech talent in current bill) and his insistence on supporting the XL Pipeline.

A contingent of supporters of Bradley Manning nearing 1000 in number reflected the Pride Parade's original radical roots.
§Mark Zuckerberg photo by Steve Rhodes via Flickr.com
by /Anarchists to Zuckerberg Monday Jul 1st, 2013 1:25 AM

§Youth
by /Anarchists to Zuckerberg Monday Jul 1st, 2013 1:25 AM

photo: R. Robertson
§versus not as young
by /Anarchists to Zuckerberg Monday Jul 1st, 2013 1:25 AM

Born in 1952, this activists with Bay Area Intactivists says that the bad old days when babes were snatched from their mothers' arms to be circumcised are not gone. He suggests for babies born in hospitals a t-shirt with large print saying "Do NOT circumcise this baby", and visiting their website for more help. http://www.bayareaintactivists.org/
photo: R. Robertson
§Bare chested fellas on a float....
by /Anarchists to Zuckerberg Monday Jul 1st, 2013 1:25 AM

photo: R. Robertson
§...And breasts on the street
by /Anarchists to Zuckerberg Monday Jul 1st, 2013 1:25 AM

photo: R. Robertson
§There are superheroes...
by /Anarchists to Zuckerberg Monday Jul 1st, 2013 1:25 AM

photo: R. Robertson
§...and then there are regular folks
by /Anarchists to Zuckerberg Monday Jul 1st, 2013 1:25 AM

Ladies blowing bubbles are conservatively dressed compared to passers-by in tutus
photo: Robertson
§Corn
by /Anarchists to Zuckerberg Monday Jul 1st, 2013 1:25 AM

§dildo
by /Anarchists to Zuckerberg Monday Jul 1st, 2013 1:25 AM

§vendor and customer
by /Anarchists to Zuckerberg Monday Jul 1st, 2013 1:25 AM

§Hundreds of Thousands Poured into the City on June 30
by /Anarchists to Zuckerberg Monday Jul 1st, 2013 1:25 AM


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by ...jj......
Monday Jul 1st, 2013 11:38 AM
Many more than last year...
by E
Tuesday Jul 2nd, 2013 8:29 AM
The week before SF Pride, Facebook had shut down the page for gender-rights activist group FEMEN. Facebook had previously been censoring photos, but then the entire group page and all its contents were inaccessible and invisible. Zuckerberg supports gender oppression even as he waves from a Pride float, another lousy hypocrite in a corporate sleezefest.