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Pro Manning Graffiti outside of SF Pride's corporate offices. Photo: Liz Highleyman 15

SF Pride Final Decision-Manning Out as Marshal, Advocates Not Surprised

The San Francisco Pride board announced on Friday its decision not to recognize Pfc. Bradley Manning as a grand marshal for this year’s parade, angering but not surprising community activists. Manning, the openly queer soldier who released thousands of U.S. government documents through Wikileaks, was chosen as a community grand...

"People's board meeting" votes unanimously to reinstate Bradley Manning as SF Pride grand marshal. Photo: Liz Highleyman 7

Community Members Shame Absent SF LGBT Pride Parade Board

Approximately 60 people gathered Tuesday for a “people’s board meeting” in front of the SF Pride office at Market and Pearl Street, to protest the Pride board’s revocation of Bradley Manning’s grand marshal election and its lack of accountability to the community. As previously reported, last week more than 100...