Security Increased at Pride Events Across US

Phaylen Fairchild
4 min readJun 15, 2022

In the aftermath of the arrest of 31 members of the hate group known as Patriot Front who intended to riot at an Idaho Pride festival, LGBTQ+ organizations across the country have urgently increased the presence of security personnel at parades and celebrations across the US.

Leading up to the annual June celebration of Pride, the LGBTQ community has been relentlessly targeted by high profile lawmakers in many US States. Florida’s notorious “Don’t Say Gay” bill and legislation in Texas, Ohio, Kansas, Arkansas, Alabama and more than a dozen others aim to…

Phaylen Fairchild

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