Episode 5: Pride Then and Now—Why We March, Featuring Marna Deitch

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In the latest episode of Stonewall Spotlight, we highlighted Pride month--its celebrations, its communities and its history.

Mackenzie Hussman interviews special guest Marna Deitch about L.A.'s Dyke March and lesbian motorcycle culture and remembers the late Soni Wolf, founder of Dykes on Bikes.

Lesbian activist and motorcycle enthusiast Marna Deitch rides through West Hollywood with Dykes on Bikes
Lesbian activist and motorcycle enthusiast Marna Deitch rides through West Hollywood with Dykes on Bikes

Marcus Lovingood and Lauren Buisson discuss the Black Cat Tavern uprising and the Los Angeles origins of PRIDE. And we hear from Stonewall’s own Justine Gonzalez on the need for PRIDE events that celebrate LGBTQ people of color. The episode features hear fro attendees from WeHo’s L.A. Pride and Our Pride in Baldwin Hills.

Justine Gonzalez, President of Los Angeles' Human Relations Commission, and Councilmember Mike Bonin
Justine Gonzalez, President of Los Angeles' Human Relations Commission, and Councilmember Mike Bonin