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Fri Jun 18 2010 (Updated 07/04/10)Pride Weekend to Bring Marches and Protests
Fri Jun 18 2010 (Updated 07/04/10)Queer Pride and Prejudice in San Francisco 2010
June 25th through the 27th was Pride weekend in San Francisco. June 25th was the Trans March.
Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | Audio: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Saturday was the Dyke March.
Audio: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Sunday was the official parade on Market St.
While pride marches started as protests, many activists now see them as celebrations of the status quo. On Sunday, June 27th at 2pm, Gay Shame protested at the SF LGBT Center against the corporatism and assimilation of the Pride celebrations. Gay Shame writes: "Tired of seeing queer culture co-opted by big companies who care more about their bottom line than what it really means to be queer? Come out to Gay Shame's Cry-In! Make sure to bring your most morbidly gothic clothing, your favorite sad songs, and an appropriately morose attitude! Join other queer people and allies in protesting the commercialization of our community through singing sad songs, reading eulogies for the demise of the grassroots queer community, and putting on your best Goth face." Photos: 1 | 2 | 3
On Thursday, June 17th Queers United Against Israeli Terrorism (QUIT!) called a protest at the Castro Theater against the Isreali Consulate's sponsorship of the San Francisco LGBT Film Festival. Photos
Queer radicals: Strategies for our movement | Cuts in LGBT Services No Cause For Pride
Past Indybay coverage of SF Pride protests: 2009 March for Transgender Pride | Gay Shame Protest: "De-Center The Center" | 2008 Annual Trans March Kicks Off Pride Weekend | 2007 Pride Weekend in San Francisco | 2006 Pride Month | 2005 SF Pride Week | Out 4 Justice-- SF Pride 2004 | Queers Arrested for Joining the Gay Pride Parade in 2002 | 2002 Pride Weekend Celebration in SF
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Stop Union Busting At KQED-CWA NABET 51 Members Under Attack Tuesday May 23rd 10:20 PM
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