San Diego Fire Chief Tracy Jarman, who ordered Firemen to participate in the Pride Parade, said she understood how people could find the event offensive. The trial, where 4 firefighters are suing the city for being harassed during the gay pride parade, began Monday and is expected to last two weeks. Apparently, the men were so shaken from the parade they “requested critical-incident stress debriefing, or the same type of emergency counseling offered to firefighters dealing with on-the-job casualties.” This must have been one wild parade. (Previous stories from us on this here and here)

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