Sunday August 18, 2019
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BY Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 5/22/11
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and straight people besieged the capitol here, raising their voices against a bill that starts the process towards a constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage, by defining marriage as a union between one man and one woman (HF1615). On May 16, chants of, “Gay, straight, Black, white - civil marriage is a right!” rang through the capitol as over 1000 people gathered in front of the House Representatives chamber doors waiting for the session to begin.
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BY Chance Zombor | Waukesha, WI | 10/27/10
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), along with other student groups, held a Speak Out Against Racism! demonstration in response to a recent rise of white supremacist graffiti on the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha campus. The graffiti included swastikas and the initials “KKK.” The graffiti had previously been addressed by the university administration only with a mass email warning of a possible “written reprimand, loss of a privilege, or community service” for the perpetrator.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 8/06/10
The outpouring of online anger at Target turned to the streets on Aug. 5, as more than 50 people protested outside of Target’s store on Lake Street and Hiawatha Avenue in the heart of Minneapolis’s Latino community.
BY Jeremy Miller | Asheville, NC | 5/14/10
Over 300 people gathered to protest hate crimes in Asheville, North Carolina. The protesters began in the Montford District of Asheville, chanting, "Queer or straight, we don't hate!"
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | United States | 5/24/09
Anti-queer discrimination received a heavy blow when the Iowa Supreme Court legalized gay marriage April 3.
BY Naomi Nakamura | Berkeley, CA | 11/13/08
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 was a bittersweet evening for me. The sweetness came first, as I was driving my daughter home from a play rehearsal when I heard that Barack Obama had won the election for President of the United States.
BY Katrina Plotz | Minneapolis, MN | 7/09/07
On the occasion of GLBT Pride, anti-war activists recognize that like the GLBT community, the Iraqi people are engaged in a struggle for liberation.
BY Tracy Molm | Minneapolis, MN | 9/01/05
At the annual Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Pride festival here, there was a unique marriage of causes: The struggle against war in Iraq tied the knot with the struggle for civil rights for the GLBT community at home.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | United States | 7/01/04
The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has had an important victory!
BY Naomi Nakamura | United States | 4/02/04
Over the Valentine’s Day weekend, thousands of lesbians and gays, along with their children, friends and families, lined up in front of City Hall in San Francisco to marry.
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