Tag Archive | George Floyd

US: LGBT+ Pride events focus on racial injustice

US: LGBT+ Pride events focus on racial injustice

The killing of George Floyd has prompted LGBT+ groups to shift the focus of Pride events to racial justice. Organisers of LGBT+ Pride events in major US cities are shifting their focus to racism and police violence, they said this week, addressing the concerns and demands raised by protesters over the killing of a black […]

US: As protests rage, LGBT+ activists call for return to ‘radical roots’

US: As protests rage, LGBT+ activists call for return to ‘radical roots’

As widespread protests over racial injustice roiled the US, LGBT+ campaigners on Monday, start of the annual Pride month, called for a return to the rebellious origins of the US gay rights movement. Pride celebrations have come under criticism for becoming heavily commercialised, and straying from their roots, and the outrage sparked by the killing of […]