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Dykes on Bikes

Dykes on Bikes is an international coalition of women's motorcycle groups that includes both lesbian and non-lesbian riders and supporters. These groups are known best for their participation in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and women's rights parades and marches but are also active in community service projects as well as other nonpolitical riding ventures. Dykes on Bikes has been in the press for their annual riding in the San Francisco Pride Parade-a procession that they lead-and for their legal battle to trademark their controversial name, which ended in 2007. The primary goals of this group are to create community between women motorcyclists, to empower women and lesbians, to participate in philanthropic and political ventures relating to LGBT and women's issues, and to share ...

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