Why some black LGBTQ activists won’t march at Pride London, Ontario


Hala Ghonaim writes at CBC London:

Several members of London’s LGBTQ black community won’t be marching in Pride London this year to protest the presence of uniformed police officers.

“Certain bodies will not be privileged in certain ways when it comes to representing who is Pride London,” he said. “I understand not every cop is bad but when it comes to my own personal safety – when I imagine safe spaces – I don’t imagine cops there.”

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