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San Francisco Dyke March 2012

The San Francisco Dyke March took place on Saturday June 23, 2012. The event began with a massive gathering at Dolores Park in the Mission and culminated in a march through the Mission which ended in the Castro for Pink Saturday.

This year I gravitated towards portrait photography — I wanted to capture intimate moments of individuals in a mass social gathering. Group protest is a significant catalyst to changing social attitudes but close personal connections are key to bringing about true understanding and the acceptance of difference.

Trans March Youth Marchers

San Francisco Trans March 2012

LGBT Pride weekend kicked off with the San Francisco Trans March on Friday June 22. The 2012 theme was “Trans Generations: Define Your Moment.” The event began with a gathering at Dolores Park in the Mission and culminated in a march down Market Street ending with a festive rally near the Civic Center.

This year I gravitated towards portrait photography — I wanted to capture intimate moments of individuals in a mass social gathering. Group protest is a significant catalyst to changing social attitudes but close personal connections are key to bringing about true understanding and the acceptance of difference.

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May Day Occupy Oakland speaker

May Day – Occupy Oakland Rally (videos)

May Day General Strike at Occupy Oakland — Oscar Grant Plaza (aka Frank Ogawa Plaza) in downtown Oakland, CA.

After a standoff with the Oakland Police May Day Occupy Oakland protestors retreat to OGP and protest through song — a protestor speaks directly into the camera.

Speakers at the May Day Occupy Oakland rally:

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Boots Riley: