Save the Date!
Date & Time: Sunday, June 26, 2016 ·12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: 40th Street between Madison and Park. We ask that you be at our step off location at 11:30
Dress code: LSM t-shirt and/or – Red/White/Blue leather, rubber, fetish gear or street wear, and U.S. Military Uniform styles! Please be street legal. L.S/M 35th Anniversary T-shirts will be on sale; more details soon.
We invite all current and past members in good standing, plus our friends and supporters of all gender/identity/orientations to band with us as we revive our part in a long tradition of marching down the center of NYC as a civil rights demonstration. Bring your friends, the more the merrier! This year, Lesbian Sex Mafia celebrates it’s 35th anniversary as the longest running women’s support and educational BDSM organization in the country. We seek to add visibility to the march’s queer female leather S/M contingent and hope you join us. Remember Equality Needs You!
INFORMATION FOR MARCHERS:
A moment of silence will be observed at 11;58am. We require that everyone in The March stop marching, talking, dancing, etc. in order to remember those from our community whom we have lost to AIDS and AIDS-related complications as well as hate crimes Including Orlando Pulse victims.
Lesbian Sex Mafia will be stepping off at 1:30pm, 40th Street between Madison and Park. We ask that you be at our step off location at 11:30, we need you there for announcements. If you are not there prior to this time we cannot assure you that you will be able to walk with us. Please remember to come in from the East side. If you are local remember the 7 and L trains are your friends. Our vehicle will be with us at this same staging location. They will be shutting down 5th avenue. You will not be able to cross!
As of now we have space on the vehicle. If you need to ride, please contact us as we were specifically granted this vehicle by Heritage of Pride so none of our members or supporters would be left behind if they were physically unable to complete the march.
Please remember no backpacks at the request of the NYPD. If you need to contact us the day of, please contact via Twitter @lesbiansexmafia and/or @leathercurves or via email email@example.com.
NYC Pride March
The first March was held in 1970 and has since become an annual civil rights demonstration. Over the years its purpose has broadened to include recognition of the fight against AIDS and to remember those we have lost to illness, violence and neglect.
The March is a celebration of our lives and our community. In 2015, we were joined by over 350 unique marching contingents, representing a vast array of non-profits, community organizations, corporate sponsors, small businesses, political candidates and activists! With over 80 floats making the trek down Fifth Avenue, last year’s March was one of the largest and most exciting in history.