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LGBTQs Join Allies in Police Protests

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

ACT Up Demands Cuomo Support Ebola-Stricken Nations

AIDS | By EDGE | Oct 30
Thursday, October 30, at 5PM (EST), The AIDS activist group ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) will rally and march from Bellevue Hospital to the governor's office to demand that Gov. Cuomo and Christie stop promoting panic-based health polices.

Several Idaho Gay Rights Activists to be Sentenced

NATIONAL | Jul 21
Nearly two dozen gay rights activists who were arrested after they blocked doorways in the Idaho Statehouse are set to be sentenced in Boise's 4th District Court.

Hundreds Counterprotest Westboro Baptist Church at DC School

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 9
The anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church were met with a contingent of several hundred counterprotestors when they came to protest Wilson High School in D.C.

Russia Approves Official Gay Rights Protest

PRIDE | By Winnie McCroy | May 9
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.

Idaho Gay Rights Protesters Jailed After Vigil Attempt

NATIONAL | Mar 7
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.

Gay Rights Protesters Return to Utah Capitol

By Michelle L. Price | Mar 5
Protesters pushing for Utah to adopt a statewide anti-discrimination law protecting sexual and gender orientation are returning to the state Capitol three weeks after they were arrested for blocking entrances to committee rooms.

More Idaho Gay Rights Activists Jailed After Protest

NATIONAL | Mar 4
Twenty-three gay rights activists have been arrested after blocking the entrance to Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter’s office inside the Idaho Statehouse, the latest in a string of arrests related to protests over attempts to add anti-discrimination protections to

7 Gay Rights Activists Arrested During Idaho Capitol Protest

NATIONAL | Feb 20
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.

More Olympic-Linked Furor Over Russia Anti-Gay Law

INTERNATIONAL | By David Crary | Feb 6
Protesters in cities around the world targeted major Olympic sponsors Wednesday, just ahead of the Winter Games in Sochi, urging them to speak out against Russia’s law restricting gay-rights activities.

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