Philly Queer March for Black Lives

I have just come from the Philly Queer March for Black Lives. The fight for the rights of one group is intersected with the fight for the rights of other groups; the same forces are arrayed against them. Here are some photos I took at the opening rally, at Love Park:

I have a flag fetish, they’re creative symbols of a nation or cause, like this one:
…and this one…
…and this, the new LGBTQ flag.
A sentiment shared by everyone.
The group Socialist Alternative setting up shop.
The crowd building up.

Philly Queer March for Black Lives

The Philly Queer March for Black Lives, a demonstration of the LGBTQ community’s solidarity with the African-American community, will take place at Love Park in Philadelphia, 15th Street and JFK Boulevard, from 1:30-4:00 PM, on Sunday, June 21, 2020.

This march is to honor the intersection between the African-American and LGBTQ communities, and to remember the struggles, and the interconnection, of the two movements.

Sponsors of the march include:

Liberty City LGBTQ Democratic Club,


Mazzoni Center,

Attic Youth Center,

Mosaic Medical,

William Way LGBTQ Community Center,

Penn LGBT Center,

Philadelphia LGBTQ Bar Association,

ACT UP Philadelphia,

Philadelphia Family Pride,

Philadelphia Dyke March,

Philadelphia Black Pride,

Participants are encouraged to wear masks and maintain social distancing.