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He was still closeted to most of his fellow officers, but when he was off duty, he lived openly in the gay neighborhoods of New York City.
However, this year members of the Gay Officers Action League will march, as they have every year since , in uniform with their guns holstered.
Like Sacramento, community tensions have been simmering in Minneapolis following a high-profile police shooting.
In addition to getting cops out of pride, many of these different activist groups also have an array of social justice demands.
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But Capital Pride held fast, and a diverse group from the Metropolitan Police Department marched in both the and parades — guns holstered and in uniform. Like Sacramento, community tensions have been simmering in Minneapolis following a high-profile police shooting. She said the point of the organization is to transform Capital Pride from a day when a majority of the community gets sloshed and watches a parade to a day of building community power. New York and Gays Against Guns. Protesters in several cities across the U. Other activist groups have had better success in preventing or minimizing the presence of police officers in pride events.