The New York Times Highlights Harms of Stop and Frisk on LGBT People of Color
Note from GLAAD
GLAAD was among the hundreds of advocacy organizations that marched in the silent march to 'End Stop & Frisk' on Sunday, June 17. Community organizer and GLAAD spokesperson, Chris Bilal shares story with the Times about his experience and the negative impact of 'stop and frisk.'
On Sunday, several thousand demonstrators participated in a silent march down Fifth Avenue to protest the New York Police Department’s 'Stop-and-Frisk' policy, which affects countless LGBT People of Color in the city. GLAAD spokesperson and community organizer Chris Bilal shares story with the Times about his experience of being targeted because of his identity.