Gathering in opposition to Montreal Pride and to the speech given by Stéphanie Vallée, Aug 18th, 12pm – 2pm

Gathering in opposition to Montreal Pride and to the speech given by Stéphanie Vallée

Montreal, Friday August 18th, from noon till 2pm, outside the Plaza/Evo hotel—Around 60 LGBTQ activists will protest in opposition to Pride Montreal/Canada and to the speech that will be given by Ms. Stephanie Vallée at noon. Ms Vallée at the National Conference organized by Pride Montreal/Canada.

The protesters criticize the depoliticization of Pride especially in relation to the most urgent causes in the LGBTQ community (for example the rights of trans migrants). The protesters demand that Pride becomes political and exerts pressure on the government in order to advance certain causes.

The Plaza is located at 420 Sherbooke West.

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