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"As many people in NYC fawn over the NYPD's participation in Pride events, we can not forget the dangers that one of the biggest military forces poses to Black communities". "The political climate-of the Conservatives working with DUP and the Orlando tragedy-means we have to react more regularly with messages of hope".

Thompson visited the quilt before heading to the Pride celebration, and says it's a stark reminder of the struggles of the LGBTQ community from the recent past.

"As you probably know, this march started after a police raid at Stonewall Inn", Fallarino said.

"I think that trust has been damaged permanently with this community", said Gum.

"Being from a different culture, coming to this Pride makes me stronger and there are a lot of people like me in this world - that makes me proud".

NYC Pride organizers said they have a policy against restricting groups from participating.

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Lia Stokes of Howard Brown Health says is anxious that there's a sense that the AIDS crisis is over, and she's warning young people not to let down their guard.

They marched and chanted, "No cops, no KKK, no racist Pride today!" Last Saturday, those who marched in Pride were gay, straight, Trans, cisgender, people of color, refugees, immigrants, and people of all faiths, ages, professions, families and children.

See you next year, Justin! "I remember when there was no way police would be a part of it publicly", he said, adding that it felt like a "coup" to get their approval. We take very seriously allegations that anyone has suffered an injustice due to their sexual orientation, gender identity or race. ABC7 is a proud sponsor of the Chicago Pride Parade.

Meanwhile, many Twitters users trashed Trudeau for his unconditional support of Muslims at the expense of Canadians and the gay community, who are most jeopardized by fundamentalist Islam. "It made it clear that we're inclusive and accepting as a campus".

"We need to make it known that we are normal... that we are just regular people who want to live in society like anyone else". First, "We demand that Twin Cities Pride honors the legacy and life of trans women of color and recognize Pride as the byproduct of their resistance of police brutality and repression".

"We are here. This is our community as well".

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