As fellow colleague James King wrote here , The New York Post dismissed yesterday’s May Day event as a “joke”, made up mostly of “bums”.
While there were definitely a good number of attention-whorish characters, hooligans, and actual bums, many people who participated seemed to be normal folks, of all ages and various backgrounds, looking to let their voices be heard.
We’ll let photos do the talking. (For more professional photos of yesterday’s event, check out our slideshow, featuring images shot by C S Muncy)
After Harvey Milk was assassinated in San Francisco, the Voice’s Arthur Bell looked at homophobia in New York City: ‘The gay-rights bill should be a matter of common decency, not one of political maneuverings — from either side’