Boston Dyke March 2017

This was my second year photographing the Boston Dyke March, but it’s been happening annually since 1995, the year I was born. Every year dozens of lesbians, bisexual women, trans people, and other members of the LGBTQ+ community march around downtown Boston and then gather at Parkman Bandstand in the Boston Common for live music and spoken word performances. The march started as a more inclusive, accessible, community-based, political alternative to mainstream Pride celebrations, and you can feel that when you’re there. The whole event has this magical sense of radical queerness and acceptance. I can’t wait to go back next year.

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PDA (with a drink from Dunkin Donuts, because it’s Boston)
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Friends choosing makeup for the march
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The march

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