In 1970, we gathered on Hollywood Boulevard to protest police brutality and oppression to our community. We will do that again this year, where it began, in solidarity with Black Lives Matter.”Estevan Montemayor, on this year’s Pride Parade
This year’s Pride Celebration looks different – to the public, to the organizers, and to the participants. In the context of the pandemic, the city-wide curfews, and the protests, Pride might be unrecognizable to some. To learn about how this year’s Pride reminds activists and historians of the first Pride, 50 years ago, check out this article.