Mama Tits & Parade Attendees Create “Wall of Love” Against Protesters at Seattle Pride Parade

Published by on June 30th, 2014
Photo: Nate Gowdy

Photo: Nate Gowdy

Leading up to Seattle Pride, I heard random people say, “We don’t need a Pride parade anymore”. Well, what happened this past Sunday before the actual Seattle Pride Parade was a perfect example of why we still need to stand tall, march toGayther, and be fucking PROUD. Mama Tits, as one of the announcers, valiantly helped drown out the noise of the nasty bigots with the help of co-hostess Sylvia O’Stayformore, DonnaTella Howe, and parade attendees.

Photo Courtesy of Nate Gowdy Photography

DonnaTella Howe and parade attendees quickly assimilated into a “Wall of Love” against the hatred. Photo: Nate Gowdy for Seattle Pride

Things got heated. Wooden signs using excerpts from the Bible were being swatted at the LGBT community, while the police lined up as a barrier between the two sides. Of course, our LGBT brothers and sisters stood firm as they locked their arms in unison and stared down the protesters. When asked about the experience, Mama Tits explained it all in a statement:

“I saw them coming up the road pre-Parade and looked at Sylvia and DonnaTella and said, ‘Ladies, let’s make a wall!’ Before I knew it, I was standing tits to nose with the leader guy on the megaphone. It felt like I had the strength of all the people who had ever been hurt by these people standing right behind be me giving me power! I was almost in auto-pilot mode from my days as a Sister of Perpetual Indulgence. I planted myself in his path and wouldn’t move. When he walked around me, I got back in front of him again and again.I stared him in the eyes and could see the pain in his eyes, I could see he was scared and he should have been. He tried to hit me with his sign, but like Bianca Del Rio says “Not Today, Satan!”

I pushed his sign away from my face and hair, because you DO NOT TOUCH my hair. And, it was all I could do to NOT get violent, but I didn’t because once that happens, we all lose. They tried to surround me in an intimidation tactic, but let’s face it, I’m fucking HUGE and it didn’t work at all! The police came to me and asked to let them pass, and told me not to let them get me upset. I told the cops I wasn’t upset, but I WILL defend myself when assaulted, and they needed to remove them from our Parade. I then walked over and grabbed my mic and started to get the crowd involved. I wanted them to make so much joyful noise to drown out the hate… and, boy did they ever! The crowd made the walls rattle down on 4th and Pine!

In the thick of the confrontation, Mama Tits locked eyes with the leader of the religious extremist protesters as they started to surround her.

In the thick of the confrontation, Mama Tits locked eyes with the leader of the
religious extremist protesters as they started to surround her.

Shortly after I heard him quoting Leviticus, I just spouted back all the other parts he was leaving out to show how much of a hypocrite he was. It is always interesting how religious whack jobs misinterpret EVERYTHING in the Bible and bend it to their will to create HATE, when all they are doing is showing their ignorance. I yelled, ‘You have NO POWER here, be gone before someone drops a house on YOU!’ Once they were escorted off the parade route, I noticed how much it had affected me. I was trembling and on the verge of tears, because when people blindly hate and preach it in public like these people do, they have no regard for the people lives they are effecting.

People take their lives because of HATE like this, people get KILLED because of HATE like this. I just want it all to stop! If the HATE mongers would put down their signs and open their minds and REPENT for their judgments, maybe then they too could find joy and happiness and be part of the fun, instead of being part of the Hell.”

Here is video footage, shot on Déjà Nouveau’s iPhone:


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