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The Hollowness Of Corporate Pride

Performative displays of allyship are no substitute for substantive activism

source: Wikimedia

Pride Month, at it’s core, is a commemoration of rebellion; a period to honour and remember the 1969 Stonewall riots; where predominantly POC members of the LGBT+ community rioted in response to the police raid of the Stonewall Inn. The riot was a turning point in LGBT+ activism…

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