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In NYC, marking 50th anniversary of Pride, no matter what

 

Last updated 6/28/2020 at Noon



DEEPTI HAJELA and BRIAN MAHONEY

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — There were protests, rainbow flags and performances — it was LGBTQ Pride, after all.

But what was normally an outpouring on the streets of New York City looked a little different this year, thanks to social distancing rules required by the coronavirus.

With the city's massive Pride parade canceled, Sunday's performances were virtual, the flags flew in emptier than normal spaces and the protesters were masked.

The disruption caused by the virus would be an aggravation in any year, but particularly in this one, the 50th anni...



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