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GetEQUAL TX plans Olympics protest, marriage equality rally this weekend

LGBT advocates plan protest Coca-Cola at the company’s bottling plant in San Antonio on Friday, the opening day of the Winter Games in Sochi, and then rally to support marriage equality in Fort Worth on Saturday.
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GetEQUAL TX to protest Rawlings for pulling pro-equality resolution

LGBT activists plan to protest Mayor Mike Rawlings Thursday morning after he said he planned to pull a resolution in support of LGBT job protections and marriage equality.
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Jury deliberates fate of homophobic reggae artist Buju Banton, who faces life in prison

The Associated Press is reporting that closing arguments have been given in the case of reggae singer Buju Banton’s drug case. The 37-year-old Banton is accused of conspiring with two other men in setting up a drug deal in December … Continue reading

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Arrests in Chi. Marriage Protest

Six marriage equality activists were arrested Monday afternoon in Chicago. Advocate.com: Daily News

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WBC, Smith Protest at Red State Premiere

Few members of the Westboro Baptist Church appeared for a protest Sunday against Red State at the Sundance Film Festival, where director Kevin Smith declared that he would release the film himself rather than sell the rights to it. Advocate.com: … Continue reading

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AZ Lawmakers Totally Harshing On Westboro Baptist’s Protest Of 9-Year-Old’s Funeral

Hoping to beat the Supreme Court in screwing with the Westboro Baptist Church's travel plans, lawmakers in Arizona are rushing through a bill that would prevent protests within 300 feet of a funeral or burial service, from an hour before … Continue reading

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Flashback to June 27, 2009: SLDN’s DADT protest in front of White House

Today, as noted below, SLDN has organized a protest at the Capitol. This isn’t the first protest. In June of 2009, SLDN organized a protest in front of the White House to protest the President’s inaction on DADT repeal. The … Continue reading

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Watch: Belmont University Denies Firing Coach for Telling Students She’s Gay, as Students Protest

I posted about this briefly in the round-up the other day, but it deserves more attention. Nashville's Belmont University President Dr. Bob Fisher today denied firing soccer coach Lisa Howe after she told students that she is a lesbian and … Continue reading

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Aftermath of last week’s DADT protest at the White House

Scott Wooledge, who was arrested last week along with other GetEqual protesters, at the White House fence, writes about what the protest accomplished. AMERICAblog Gay

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GetEQUAL strikes again with protest at White House’s Common Purpose meeting

UPDATE @ 11:01 PM Here’s the video of the group going after White House Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina, the man who claimed only a few months ago that DADT would be repealed this year.  How’s that plan going, … Continue reading

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