“A lot of people have joked that they messed with the wrong gays, and while we appreciate that, we want to live in a country where ALL marginalized people LGBTQ people, people with disabilities, people of color, immigrants, poor peopleare ALL the wrong people to mess with because we understand and harness the power of coming together to demand our dignity,” said Caitlin Breedlove in her speech at the rally.
The speech reaffirmed the right to free expression and announced a victory: the security force agreed to hold trainings for their staff to address all kinds of discrimination including on the basis of race, gender presentation, sexual orientation, class and ability.
CNN coverage of the protest:
CNN Headline News Joy Beher Show interview
Channel 14 News
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