Posts Tagged ‘#wemarch’

….continued from the previous post

Here is the second sample of the photos that I took at the dyke march yesterday.

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Women walking in the dyke march and carrying banners that they have crocheted.

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A happy looking woman holding up a large rainbow coloured scarf that has a bright red heart in the middle of it
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a group of women marching in the parade with a banner that says Face It, other walkers are holding up signs that say Stop Homophobia and Transphobia
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water play with super soakers, and the crowd behind them is having great fun watching

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cyclists riding in the parade
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A line of walkers in the dyke march including one younger girl who has her head down
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A woman wearing gold shiney shorts with her cellphone tucked into the top of them.  SHe is barebrested but with a large black bicycle drawn across them.

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A woman's bare shoulders exposing a tattoo that says I myself am made entirely of flaws stitched together with good intentions
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The march finally got underway…..

Here is the first  sample of the photos that I took as it passed by.

 A crowd of people are watching the parade from the sidewalk.  Some are sitting on the kerb and some are standing behind.
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Three girls are walking in the parade
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Two women are walking in the parade.  Both are holding signs.   One says End Transmysogyny.  The other says Some Dykes have Dicks.

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A woman, wearing a sash that says Ms. International Leather is running towards the camera.  She is holding a flag that is white and blue.  A few other women are walking behind.  There are crowds lined along the sidewalk.
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In the foreground of the photo is the back of a woman's head.  She has long wavy reddish hair and she is wearing a garland of flowers in her hair.  In the background are motorcycles in the parade.
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A group of men is standing beside the street, watching the parade.  One is using his phone to take a photo.  One is leaning his head back and laughing.
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Two women on a red motorcycle.  The one in front is topless and wearing a black helmet.  She has her fist in the air.
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A crowd is watching the parade from the sidewalk.  Motorcycles are passing by
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A woman with a camera around her neck and carrying a yellow umbrella is walking down the street

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Getting ready, or waiting, for the Dyke March.  Saturday 28th June, from Allan Gardens west to Yonge St then north to Charles St.  It was a very warm and sunny day.

 

two lone photographers stand in a street that has no traffic.  Crowds are on the sidewalks on either side.  They are sitting, waiting for a parade to come past

Carlton street awaits the start of the march.

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Reflection in the round side view mirror of an old school bus that has been painted pink by CUPE.

reflecting on the CUPE bus, painted in pink and flying a pink flag.

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A man is wearing a rainbow flag like a cape, and he has one wrapped around his head like a headband.  He is selling large and small sized rainbow flags.  He is topless otherwise

I bought a flag.
Him: Oh, this is going to be put online?
Me: If it works.

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Two guys are sitting on the sidewalk.  One has dyed his hair yellow and he's carrying a rainbow flag.  The other is resting his chin on his hands, and his elbows on his knees.  He has his rainbow flag draped over his head and he looks very bored.

It was a hot day and the parade was late getting started…….

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A multicoloured bracelet on a wrist.  The bracelet says, Oy Vey I'm Gay.

I spoke briefly to a woman who was wearing this bracelet. One of the women she was with was wearing a sticker that said, “Eat Me, I’m Kosher” but I didn’t take a picture of it.

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detail of a crocheted banner that was made for the duke march

something about gender, details of a crocheted banner that was made to be carried in the march

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A good looking, very fit, man wearing just a pair of pink shorts and a pair of sandals is walking down the street.

pretty in pink

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A lacy umbrella decorated with crocheted 3D breasts in different colours, probably life sized.

custom crocheted umbrella to keep the sun off…. sitting on the grass before the parade

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A black helmet has two lines of pink fringe glued on the top it that make it look like a Mohawk hair cut.  The helmet is sitting on the seat of a black motorcycle.

waiting to ride

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