New York leads way as Pride marches mark 50 years since Stonewall – live




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Well, the weather that has been threatening Chicago has finally taken its toll: the remainder of the parade has been canceled due to thunderstorms, the AP reported. Still, participants were able to get a few hours in to mark the occasion.

Reuters has filed a report on a confrontation at the Stonewall Inn today which, taken as illustrative of tensions within LGBTQ ranks, excited much comment . Here’s a taste:

A black transgender woman wanted to be heard, but the white men wanted to celebrate.

The scene at New York City’s Stonewall Inn on Saturday, as reported by multiple witnesses on social media, showed how long-simmering tensions between transgender women of color and white gay men have boiled over during the celebration of World Pride and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.

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