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LGBTQ police officers' group calls it 'unacceptable' for city to fund Pride -

The head of the city's police union delivered a letter to the mayor's office Wednesday that calls it "unacceptable" for Toronto to sponsor this year's Pride Festivities when the Toronto Police Service has been excluded from participating. 'Enough is ...and more »

SF State associate dean chosen as grand marshal for SF Pride Parade - SF State News

“I'm not unusual in the College of Ethnic Studies. There are lots of us who are involved in social change for economic and racial justice,” says Amy Sueyoshi, who has been chosen as a community grand marshal for this year's SF Pride. Amy Sueyoshi of ...and more »

Toronto police LGBTQ officers asking city to nix $260000 Pride parade grant -

Toronto's LGBTQ officers are asking the city to withhold their funding contribution for Toronto's Pride parade after festival organizers banned police from participating in the 2017 version of the event. The LGBTQ internal support network executive ...and more »

Pride Toronto Should Stop Taking Money from the City - Torontoist

The Toronto police union is calling on Mayor John Tory and councillors to pull the $260,000 grant given to Pride. By Rinaldo Walcott · Screen Shot 2017-04-19 at 3.18.50 PM. Black Lives Matter marching at the front of the Pride parade in 2016 as the ...and more »

Toronto police union wants Pride funding pulled -

TORONTO — The union representing Toronto's police officers is urging the city to pull an annual grant to Canada's largest Pride parade after the event banned police floats. In an open letter released by the union Wednesday, a committee representing ...and more »

LGBTQ officers call on city to cut annual grant given to Pride - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

The union representing Toronto police officers is calling on the city to eliminate a $260,000 grant given to Pride amid an ongoing controversy over the organization's decision to ban police floats from its annual parade. In a letter released Wednesday ...and more »

SF Pride Announces 2017 Grand Marshals - SF Weekly

The theme, "A Celebration of Diversity," conceals the political orientation of the march and parade. Peter Lawrence Kane; Wed Apr 19th, 2017 10:34am; NewsPrideThe Snitch. (SF Pride). While Los Angeles decided to scrap its Pride parade in favor of a ...and more »

Toronto police LGBTQ network calls it 'unacceptable' for city to donate money to Pride parade - Toronto Star

“We, as city employees, would feel completely devalued and unsupported by our employer should they fund this event at this time,” reads letter released by Toronto Police Association. Toronto Police Service personnel marching in the Pride parade high ...and more »

Toronto police union asks city to withdraw Pride funding due to participation ban on officers -

Toronto's police union is asking the City of Toronto to withdraw funding for the city's Pride parade, due to officers being prevented from participating in the event. RELATED STORIES. Toronto mayor expresses frustration after city's police force ...and more »

Pride Toronto is banning police floats— and now police want the city to defund the group - Mic

Police in Toronto are asking city councillors to cut $260,000 from Pride Toronto's funding in retaliation against the LGBTQ nonprofit after Pride membership voted to implement the demands of Black Lives Matter-Toronto in January. Among issues of ...and more »