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LGBTQs Join Allies in Police Protests

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Thursday Dec 18, 2014
LGBTQ people have claimed a place in the protests that have recently swept local cities and the rest of the country.

Police Demonstrations Inspire New Protest Songs

By Lisa Leff | Friday Dec 12, 2014
Stop. Hey, what's that sound? Protest songs are taking their place alongside chants of "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" as demonstrators raise their voices to condemn the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.

Police Protests Draw Old, Young, White and Black

By Adam Geller | Wednesday Dec 10, 2014
Across the country, protesters angered at the killing of unarmed black men by white police officers have turned out in recent days, many in cities far removed from where the most highly publicized cases have played out.

Russia Approves Official Gay Rights Protest

By Bobby McGuire | Friday May 9, 2014
For the first time since enacting their federal anti-gay laws last summer, officials in Russia have agreed to allow gay rights activists to hold a protest.

Cleveland Cabbies Protest 'Gay Games' Promotional Campaign

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Cleveland's cabbies have reportedly refused to drive their cabs, protesting Cleveland Hopkins International Airport taxi's rooftop signs promoting the LGBT Gay Games.

Former State Senator Hides in Statehouse Closet

Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
Former state Sen. Nicole LeFavour hid in an Idaho Statehouse closet for more than five hours as part of her effort to persuade Republican lawmakers to update the Idaho Human Rights Act.

Idaho Gay Rights Protesters Jailed After Vigil Attempt

Friday Mar 7, 2014
he leader of the Add the Words group and two other gay activists were arrested at the Idaho Capitol late Thursday night after police nixed their plan to hold an all-night vigil inside the building.

Medic: 70 Protesters Killed, 500 Wounded in Kiev

By Yuras Karmanau | Thursday Feb 20, 2014
Protesters tossed firebombs and advanced upon police lines Thursday in Ukraine’s embattled capital. Government snipers shot back, killing at least 70 people and wounding hundreds of others, according to a protest doctor.

7 Gay Rights Activists Arrested During Idaho Capitol Protest

Thursday Feb 20, 2014
Idaho State Police arrested six people for trespassing and another for misdemeanor battery after three dozen gay rights protesters blocked entrances to the Idaho Senate.

French Conservatives Protest Marriage Equality Law

By Bobby McGuire | Monday Feb 3, 2014
Although France legalized same-sex marriage in May of last year, conservatives from around the country gathered together Sunday to protest the law in Paris and Lyon.

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