NYC Pride Ban on Uniformed Police Reflects a Deeper Tension
The ban will be in effect next year until at least 2025, the organizers said.
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NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, when LGBTQ people have gathered to take part in New York City’s annual Pride march, they’ve made their presence known with every color and type of clothing imaginable. But soon, there’s going to be something off-limits: police uniforms. As the city’s annual Pride weekend approaches, a recent decision by organizers of New York City’s event to ban LGBTQ police officers from marching in uniform in future parades has put…