Racism exists in the LGBT community and must be confronted – starting with the Pride flag

Racism exists in the LGBT community and must be confronted – starting with the Pride flag
 

I punched the air with excitement after reading that Manchester Pride has included black and brown stripes on the Pride flag in its logo – an acknowledgement to queer people of colour in the LGBT+ Community.
For so long the Pride Movement has been centered around cisgender, white queer people and this symbolic move is most appropriate in a year when we are commemorating the Stonewall Riots of 1969, which incited the modern-day gay rights movement.
I believe we now live in a society in which there have been many forward strides for LGBT+ people. However, the fact remains that all is still... read more

 
18 January 2019 in Hot News, Views: 9
Source: Metro
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