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Britany Wade, left, with sister Brianna Strange celebrate at Boston's 49th Pride Parade celebration at Copley Square. (Quincy Walters/WBUR)
Britany Wade, left, with sister Brianna Strange celebrate at Boston's 49th Pride Parade celebration at Copley Square. (Quincy Walters/WBUR)

Rainbow logos and pride-related merchandise have become a common sight in June in recognition of Pride Month. But is the corporate embrace of Pride Month a positive development, a pandering cash-grab, or something else? We explore the commercialization of Pride Month, and what it means for the LGBTQ community.

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Evan Greer, writer, musician, transgender activist. She tweets @evan_greer.

This segment aired on June 26, 2019.

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