“For Racial and Economic Justice” – The crowds were noticeably smaller than last year which actually made for a much more enjoyable experience. Last year, Marriage Equality became the law of the land, and everyone came out to celebrate. This year, the parade goers and marchers were just as enthusiastic, but after the tragedy in Orlando, some decided to stay away. I decided to march this year as an act of defiance. The slogan “Silence Equals Death” has new meaning now in the wake of so much gun violence.
Marching with the Leather Contingent was fantastic. We were near the front of the parade and there was lots of interaction between us and the crowds. Many folks wanted a picture with us or wanted a slap on the ass with a flogger. Check out the photos!
January 27th, 2017 at 11:12 AM
So glad you enjoyed your parade experience with us, we are just ramping up our planning for the 2017 Parade. I also want to say you captured some of the best photos of our Contingent this last year, I would love to feature a few on our website with credit of course.