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Tue May 26 2009 (Updated 06/27/09)
Gay Shame Protest: "De-Center The Center"
Gay Shame Protests San Francisco's LGBT Center During Pride Week
Gay shame held a protest at the San Francisco LGBT Center on June 25th, just days before the city's Pride Celebration and March. imc_photo.gif Photos

Gay Shame wrote: "Does today’s mainstream LGBT movement make you feel like you’re lost in an alternate reality? Perhaps even another dimension? Do the things groups like the HRC fight for cause you to feel as if you’re going the wrong way backwards through time? Does the thought of straight ally Gavin Newsom’s ascendancy to governor give you vertigo?

"With corporate sponsors such as American Express, Bank of America, US Bank, Wells Fargo, AT&T, Comcast, Macy’s, Bechtel, Clorox, Lennar and Morgan Stanley, the current agenda for the Center is one of cold, consumeristic capitalism. Instead of being a Robin Hood-esque pipeline that feeds cash into programs that actually serve the community as a whole, the Center invests their corporate largesse into creating and nourishing a queer consumer/entrepreneur culture."

Read More | Gay Shame SF website
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