Keep Police Out of Pride

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



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