Why This Year’s Pride Month Celebrations Include Protests

Chicago Pride
People watch the 50th Chicago Pride Parade in Chicago, Sunday, June 30, 2019. Amr Alfiky / AP Photo
Chicago Pride
People watch the 50th Chicago Pride Parade in Chicago, Sunday, June 30, 2019. Amr Alfiky / AP Photo

Why This Year’s Pride Month Celebrations Include Protests

Rainbow flags have long been a staple for Pride Month parades in Chicago. But there is more to Pride than just one single parade, and activists and organizers are doing their best to diversify who gets heard when we talk about LGBTQ+ issues and stories.

Reset brings on LGTBQ+ activists to break down the protests and celebrations related to Pride in the month of June.

GUESTS: Jo Mama, organizer of the Drag March for Change

Tatyana Chante, mutual aid coordinator at Brave Space Alliance and organizer at Drag March for Change