Solidarity Protest

Category: Community Interest

Event Date:

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Time:

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location:

Adams St. near Bretz
Toledo, OH

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GENERAL EVENT NOTICE: Due to recent concern over the spread of the corona virus, Toledo.com suggests confirming with the actual organizers that this event is still proceeding as planned.

Event Details:

To honor the anniversary of Stonewall and to say Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ+ organizations around the country will be marching in solidarity, join us Sunday, June 28th 3-6pm

Please remember to wear mask and practice social distancing.

What: Pride / Black Lives Matter march, Pride reflection and courthouse lie-in.

Why: Honor LGBTQ+ history and reflect on our continued movement. Also, elevating the voices of our Black and Brown LGBTQ+ community members; in conjunction with Black Lives Matter. Important to address racism in the LGBTQ+ community and talk about how we need to be allies to Black and Brown community members.

When: Sunday, June 28, 2020. (Anniversary of Stonewall) 3:00-6:00 p.m. The march will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Where: Start on Adams Street (near Bretz), there, talk about the above (in why). March to the courthouse to complete the lie-in. We can also have a water station near Jupmode before we begin walking.

What Else: The lie-in at the courthouse will be 8 minutes 46 seconds, while listing the names / announcing the names of those we’ve lost in the LGBTQ+ community (highlighting the Black and Brown trans folks we’ve lost).


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