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Friday, August 3, 2012
Gay rights advocacy group GetEQUAL kiss, picket to protest Dan Cathy's stance on gay marriage.
About 50 gay rights advocates picketed at the Cuyahoga Falls Chick-Fil-A Friday night to protest the company president's stance against gay marriage. The group, organized by members of gay rights advocacy group GetEqual, picketed and same-sex couples kissed in front of the restaurant. Did you participate in National Same-Sex Kissing Day? Upload your photos by hitting the green button above! "We all know that Dan Cathy has a right to his personal beliefs and he has a right to support anti-gay organizations that seek to keep our community from getting full equality under the law, but we also have the right to protest," said Liberty Manos, who organized the local event with her partner Shannon Glatz. The local event was one of many across the…
Monday, April 16, 2012
The gay advocacy group contends the "Your Money, Your Values, Your Vote" bus tour works to discriminate against minorities, women and the gay community.
GetEqual of Ohio, a gay rights advocacy group, gathered at Falls River Square to protest the “Your Money, Your Values, Your Vote” bus tour, which rolled in with the Akron Tea Party Rally on Sunday. The nationwide tour, which is funded, in part, by the Washington D.C.-based Family Research Council, is traveling from city to city to register voters, promote prolife ideals, vie for a stronger economy and work toward ensuring religious liberty, said FRC member Connie Mackey. Where the two groups differ is on their interpretations of what marriage should be. GetEqual lead organizer Tom Morgan criticized the group for their "discriminatory stances," and said the FRC's acceptance of known bigots has led to it being placed on the Southern Poverty …