The NYPD confirmed that 12 people were arrested, with six activists booked on charges of criminal trespassing, five charged with obstructing governmental administration and one charged with disorderly conduct. On Monday, the remaining six with trespassing and obstruction charges were still awaiting arraignment. Across the U. They say law enforcement presence is offensive to LGBTQ people of color and others who they say are frequently subjected to harassment and violence at the hands of police.
WorldPride: Why millions are traveling to New York, Stonewall
Gay pride or LGBT pride is the promotion of the self-affirmation , dignity, equality, and increased visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT people as a social group. Pride, as opposed to shame and social stigma , is the predominant outlook that bolsters most LGBT rights movements. Ranging from solemn to carnivalesque, pride events are typically held during LGBT Pride Month or some other period that commemorates a turning point in a country's LGBT history , for example Moscow Pride in May for the anniversary of Russia's decriminalization of homosexuality. Some pride events include LGBT pride parades and marches , rallies, commemorations, community days, dance parties, and festivals.
Attendees will encounter a once-in-a-lifetime experience to honor and celebrate the Pride movement in the same location where the modern movement began in Full details of the events will be released in late Collectively, the community leaves the Pride experience feeling energized and empowered to take on life knowing no one is alone. Only time will tell what awaits each WorldPride visitor during Stonewall50, but it is certain there will be millions of moments they never forget. WorldPride is a licensed event granted by InterPride, an international membership organization of Pride organizers.
The crowd, which spanned the L. To the uninitiated, this was anything but a normal Tuesday night in the city. It was only a year ago that the world of L. Forty-nine people died and 58 were injured at a place that had been a wellspring of weekly celebration, especially for those in the gay Latino community. The tenor of L.