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Dyke March

tonight i decided to go to the dyke march in Boston. tomorrow is the pride parade and i will not be going. i like the dyke march better for a lot of reasons. 1. it is at night and not nearly as hot 2. it's less crowded 3. it's more political 4. it is less about advertisements and more about community 5. it is extremely trans friendly

i realized on the train there that i might run into my ex there. i did and i ended up talking to her for a minute. i met the girl she was with and we were very nice to eachother. it wasn't all that bad. the worst thing about seeing her was that i was kind of jealous of how many people she seemed to know. i was there alone and said hi to a few people i know a little bit, but i spent most of the night alone. i mainly went to take pictures and to march.

i took lots of pictures and got lots of exercise. after the march i was hungry, but all the places i usually eat when i am at the boston common were closed. it kind of sucked and i ended up eating at burger king. there were 2 girls from the dyke march in front of me at burger king and this girl behind me walked up to one and said "excuse me, but someone put a sticker with the word slut on your butt" and the girl turned around and said "no, thats okay. i put that sticker there". the other girl looked confused. she was not at the dyke march.

here are the pictures






this is Dino. i know this genderqueer kid from facebook and youtube



more under the cut
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anti racist dyke seeking anti racist dyke


underwear for sale




an old friend of mine patricia who i haven't seen in years












the genderqueer kid in black and red is my friend Tegan


drums for the march








me




a sign promoting the myth that all lesbians and trannies are vegetarian... no tofu for me thank you....

























































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katecrust
Jun. 13th, 2009 04:21 am (UTC)
I laughed so hard about that slut sticker story! :)
djcliche
Jun. 13th, 2009 04:27 am (UTC)
cool (:
it was pretty funny.
jacq22
Jun. 13th, 2009 04:27 am (UTC)
Funny story, great pictures... were the dogs gay? we have a gay pride march in Sydney, don't think Melbourne does a march, but plenty of scope for one! Melbourne is a pretty easygoing city, lots of great night life and music scenes.If I was still living there and close to the city would love the bar scene... especially blues bands...not the clubs though, ...dangerous!
djcliche
Jun. 13th, 2009 05:22 am (UTC)
i heard someone at the march with their dog say their dog was a lesbian. lol. actually the famous swan couple that swims together in the boston garden are both female...
i have never been to a club besides a club with live rock or folk music... in other words, never been to a dance club. i don't really have any urge to either. and yeah, a lot of them are pretty dangerous. i've heard a lot of horror stories about them
chiefohchief
Jun. 13th, 2009 08:43 pm (UTC)
thanks for sharing those pictures. i wish i was there. at least ill be at the Sf one soon :)
djcliche
Jun. 13th, 2009 08:57 pm (UTC)
thanks for checking them out. have fun at the one in sf. peace
elsiemonster
Jun. 14th, 2009 05:17 am (UTC)
dyke march!
I prefer Dyke March over the actual Pride parade day too for the same reasons. It looks like Boston had a great turnout. Some other cities don't attract as many people. If I had a lot of money, I would tour the country for dyke marches. I think it would be interesting to see.

Hey chiefohchief - I'll be at the SF march too, playing with Sistah Boom.
djcliche
Jun. 14th, 2009 06:48 am (UTC)
Re: dyke march!
that would be really cool to do. it was a lot of fun. i hope you have fun at yours too.
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