Sam Riggs – #Pride

June is usually Pride Month but this year with the pandemic, the Pride parade and many of the Pride events around it had to be cancelled. This has allowed a bit of time for LGBTQ+people to pause and reflect around what Pride means to them and what it should look like when it returns. LGBTQ+ activist and writer Sam Riggs is one of those people. He joins Rachel to discuss Pride in its current form, the increase in the presences of corporations at Pride, the damage done to the trans community by the recent rights rollback in the UK and why a float blaring Mr Brightside, isn’t exactly the worst idea for a Pride float.

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