Please support the 8 protestors who were arrested disrupting today's Chicago Pride Parade.
As explained by the group's statement: "Today, Black trans and queer people and our allies are purposefully disrupting the Chicago Pride Parade.
We do so to honor our trans, queer, Black, Brown and Native ancestors. We do so because our people are dying at the hands of police, military and state-funded militias around the globe. We do so because we refuse to be tokenized by the same corporations that sponsor state violence, refuse a living wage and profit off our poverty. We do so because young queer people deserve a better outlet to celebrate themselves than a mire of consumption and sexual violence.
We are blocking the intersection of Addison and Halsted in the heart of Boystown, blocks away from the Center on Halsted, Whole Foods, Wrigley Field and the Addison CPD station. It is an intersection not just of major Chicago streets, but of corporate greed, private exploitation of queer communities, hyper policing, and ground zero for violence perpetrated against trans and queer young people by the city of Chicago."
Please support their struggle and help bail out the Chicago Pride 8.