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US: Prides ban LGBT+ police in uniform

US: Prides ban LGBT+ police in uniform

Pride organisers in several US and Canadian cities will ban LGBT+ police officers from wearing their uniforms during events this Summer, as anger about police brutality against minorities simmers a year after the murder of George Floyd. Marching in uniformed groups waving rainbow flags, LGBT+ policemen and women have been a familiar sight at Pride […]

US: Calls grow for police to be banned from Pride marches

US: Calls grow for police to be banned from Pride marches

[In the US] calls are growing for police to be banned from marching in Pride parades, and for the LGBT+ events to return to their roots as rebellions against police brutality, amid a rolling, global anti-racism movement. While Prides have mostly been cancelled, or moved online, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the marches that kick […]