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The protests come a day after the US president said he would allow gays to serve openly in the military, by ending the "don't ask, don't tell" policy. They're also calling for a quick change to the law to allow same-sex partnerships. Gay rights, equal rights. They say this march is just the first step in building a network that will continue to organize marches until full equality is achieved. Though all those protesting are marching for one cause, each of their stories is unique in its own way.
Russians Are Using Social Media To Lure In And Publicly Humiliate Gay Men
My guess is that this was just a moron with a puerile sense of humour and too much free time, not some raging homophobe making a hateful statement. I worked just across from the street at the time, and nobody was particularly upset or offended at the graffiti. Gay folk were not put out; in fact, that it took a little while before anyone was bothered enough to even clean it up. Back in those days, it would have taken a very brave or very stupid person indeed to express any kind of homophobia around those parts. The guys who frequented the area were more than capable of taking care of some idiot with a spray can.