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26. Take Pride

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In this episode, Eamon speaks with Amy and Maura, not only about Amy’s podcast Rebel Steps, but about a direct action they both participated in back in 2017 in which they worked with others to blockade the NYPD and Toronto Police contingents that were marching in New York City’s pride parade.

Show notes:

And article with images of the action in question:
https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/twelve-arrests-lgbtq-activists-turn-pride-march-protest-n776726

Another article with more photos
https://gothamist.com/news/photos-12-arrested-at-nyc-pride-parade-outside-stonewall-inn

Information on the alternative Queer Liberation March: https://reclaimpridenyc.org/
https://www.instagram.com/queermarch/