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Pride Celebrations Overshadowed by SCOTUS Ruling Ending Abortion Rights

HeadlineJun 27, 2022

LGBTQ+ groups took to the streets over the weekend for Pride events that were overshadowed by the Supreme Court’s ruling striking down abortion rights under Roe v. Wade. Here in New York, Pride protesters warned the Supreme Court appears poised to roll back other hard-fought gains, including the rights to marriage, contraception and non-heterosexual sexual intimacy.

Jolene Marchetti: “With the conservative majority in the judicial system, you know, you do say, 'Is gay marriage next?' That’s very — is it next? Is trans right next? Like, at what point — like, I’m trans. When am I no longer going to be able to exist in this country as a fully realized person? Or am I going to have to hide back in the closet?”

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