Pointed political commentary about what we have allowed ourselves to become. #NYCPride #Stonewall50
Welcome back one and all.
Every month, I like to give something away. Typically, it will be an item that has been out of circulation for a while, and more often than not, it is an item that was created, never used and archived. Sometimes I just like to create something unique for all of you, simply for the joy of it.
This month’s free download is called Stonewall 50. I never wished to make a poster like this one. It references some of the absolutely disgusting behaviors by the sponsors of what should be a momentous occasion: The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in 1969, which launched the Gay Liberation movement of the 1970’s and beyond. forced deportations, toxic dumping/poisoning water supplies,
Some, but not all, of this year’s major sponsors are exploiters and criminals of the absolute worst kind. They have been caught laundering money for murderous Mexican drug cartels, fraud of every conceivable stripe, bribery, identity theft…we could be here all day. For an event where attendees have an opportunity to use their voice to fight injustice, demand equity and be seen in the eyes of the justice system as equals, the irony is almost too much to bear.
This can be printed at most copy shops for around $2.00 USD. Remember: Trump isn’t our only problem, fellow members of the LGBTQI community.
Love to you all.
Ben “Bear” Brown Jr.