Straight Pride Parade, Counter-Protesters Seen In Boston

Straight Pride Parade

(Kevin Coleman/WBZ NewsRadio)

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Straight Pride Parade was held in Boston Saturday afternoon.

The event — which was held by the organization Super Happy Fun America — began at noon in Copley Square, and will end at City Hall Plaza where speeches were given.

Plain clothed and uniformed officers were posted at the parade. Police also had metal detectors, and conducted bag checks at the event.

Prior to the parade, police anticipated large crowds, including more counter-protesters than parade participants. According to WBZ-TV, 200 counter-protesters had gathered on City Hall Plaza by 10 a.m.

Multiple arrests were made while the parade was taking place.

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WBZ NewsRadio's Kevin Coleman (@KevinColemanWBZ) reports

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