Keep Police Out of Pride

Uniformed officers have no place in our parade.

Pax Ahimsa Gethen
3 min readJun 2, 2022


Members of the Resistance Contingent hold a large banner reading “#SFPrideRESIST” and “San Francisco Pride Board of Directors” at the 2018 San Francisco Pride Parade. Current Interim Executive Director Suzanne Ford is in the center, wearing a “Black Trans Lives Matter” T-shirt. Photo by Pax Ahimsa Gethen, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Happy Pride Month to my fellow queer and trans folks.

I’m watching the drama over Mayor

’s stance on police and San Francisco Pride from the sidelines this year, as I left my job at the a month ago. For the record, I left because I was required to increase…