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Trump Protests In Philadelphia :: January 26, 2017

Trump Protests In Philadelphia :: January 26, 2017

Jan 28
Many thousands of protesters marched in Philly covering multiple group events being held in many locations all over the city. From Rittenhouse Square to outside the Loews Hotel and everywhere in-between people rallied to get their voices heard.

Philly Queer Rage(r) Protest the GOP Guerilla Dance Party :: January 25, 2017

Philly Queer Rage(r) Protest the GOP Guerilla Dance Party :: January 25, 2017

Jan 27
This past Wednesday was anything but ordinary in Philadelphia. Outside of the Lowes Hotel they held the Queer Rage(r): Guerilla Dance Party in protest of the Republican Congressional Retreat. With Glowsticks, flashlights & dance music, over 2000 attended.

Police Demonstrations Inspire New Protest Songs

By Lisa Leff | Dec 12
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.

French Schoolboys Wear Skirts to Stop Sexism

By Nicole Wiesenthal | May 22
As part of the ’Lift the Skirt’ campaign to support gender equality, male students and teachers of 27 public schools in France wore skirts on May 16 to protest sexism, creating controversy throughout the city.

French Conservatives Protest Marriage Equality Law

By Jason St. Amand | Feb 3
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.

Activists Say "Nyet" to NBC Olympics with Today Show Protest

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 17
Gay activists from Queer Nation flocked to midtown Manhattan on the morning of Jan. 16 to protest NBC’s sponsorship of the Olympics and to urge them to report on the Russian government’s attacks on gays.

Video: LGBT Activists Arrested in Moscow for ’Gay Propaganda’

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 11
Gay rights activists were arrested in Moscow for a street propaganda action.

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? :: Practice Homophobia

By EDGE | Oct 10
As the old joke goes "How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice!" Practice homophobia, according to activist group Queer Nation that plans to protest the famed concert hall tonight over the appearance of ardent Putin supporter, conductor Valery Gergiev.

"AIDS Is Not History" Says ACT UP In Die-In at NYC Public Library

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 7
Activists from ACT UP New York registered their disapproval with the New York Public Library’s exhibition on AIDS activism with an Oct. 4 die-in.

100 Women Arrested For Protesting Inaction on Immigration Reform

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 17
One hundred women, plus more than 20 undocumented immigrants, were arrested in Washington, DC on Sept. 12 for protesting the House of Representatives inaction on comprehensive immigration reform.

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