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Tuesday Sep 3, 2013
A gay rights advocacy group has filed a complaint on behalf of a gay high school student whose mother says he was beaten by a football player because of his sexuality.
By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Jun 5, 2013
A woman representing the LGBT rights group GetEQUAL was escorted out of a private fundraising event in Washington, D.C. last night after heckling a speech given by First Lady, Michelle Obama.
By Michael K. Lavers | Thursday Feb 2, 2012
Hoping to draw attention to what they describe as The Fellowship’s global anti-LGBT agenda, roughly two dozen members of GetEQUAL and other groups protested outside the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., earlier on Thursday.
By Dan Meyer | Wednesday Sep 21, 2011
Members of GetEQUAL Massachusetts and JoinTheImpact called for transgender-specific non-discriminations during a protest on the steps of the State House on Tuesday, Sept. 20, but overcast weather and a general lack of interest kept attendance low.
By Eric Miller | Thursday Aug 4, 2011
A coalition of LGBT and religious groups plan to protest Gov. Rick Perry’s so-called Day of Prayer event at Houston’s Reliant Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 6. The groups are particularly upset that the American Family Association has backed the gathering.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Mar 15, 2011
The Speaker of the House, John Boehner, refused to allow one of his constituents into the Speaker’s Washington, D.C. office. The constituent was a gay military veteran named Sean Watkins.
By Michael K. Lavers | Thursday Feb 3, 2011
Dozens of LGBT Washingtonians and others protested outside the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Feb. 3, to draw attention to what they described as The Fellowship’s ties to homophobia and anti-gay violence in Uganda.
By Michael K. Lavers | Monday Oct 11, 2010
GetEQUAL members urged President Obama to suspend discharges under "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" during a highly visible protest outside a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser at Alonzo Mourning’s estate in Miami on Monday, Oct. 11.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jul 21, 2010
A group of protestors in Las Vegas calling on Nevada Sen. Harry Reid to support the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a bill long contemplated by federal lawmakers that would extend workplace protections to GLBT workers, faced arrest on the afternoon of July 20.
By Joseph Erbentraut | Wednesday May 19, 2010
Jimmy LaSalvia of GOProud has criticized Charles Moran of Log Cabin Republicans for saying his organization could find common ground with GetEQUAL and other groups that have increasingly called for sit-ins, protests, flash mobs and other direct actions to advance LGBT equality.
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