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Should Pride Events Ban Police Participation?

Context and history

We are in the month of June, also considered International Pride Month; and just last month, NYC pride event organizers decided to put a ban on law enforcement participation, or at least ban them from participating while in uniform. In their statement, they urged police to acknowledge their harm that they cause to the LGBT community. Cities such as…



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Jahleel Wasser

World traveler and a freelance writer. Educated in social work, with a passion for the rights and dignity of humans and animals.