"Fight Back!" Scores rally for LGBT equality
in Long Beach Pride Parade
Dozens join ANSWER contingent for full equality
ANSWER contingent after 2013 Long Beach Pride Parade
On May 19, the ANSWER Coalition was joined by Women Organized to Resist and Defend (WORD), the Worker Student Alliance (UC Irvine), Party for Socialism and Liberation, Inland Empire Riot Grrrls, and more for a contingent in the Long Beach Pride Parade’s 30th anniversary.
The ANSWER contingent raised the banner of struggling for full equal rights for all. With courts deciding on the bigoted Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), it is a critical moment for people to be in the streets. With messages of “Defeat Prop 8 in the streets” and “Fight Back! LGBT Equality Now,” dozens joined the march, keeping the struggle for equality alive.
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The contingent also linked the issue of immigrant rights with LGBT equality, calling for amnesty for immigrants. Placards also demanded the release of LGBT soldier and whistleblower PFC Bradley Manning, recently cut as a San Francisco Pride Grand Marshall in a political attack.
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