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American fencer kneels to protest Trump, gun violence

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Fencing might be a sport of play-fighting, but this fencer isn’t messing around.

American fencer and Olympian Race Imboden kneeled in protest of racism and gun violence issues while the national anthem played during his medal ceremony at the Pan American Games on Saturday. Imboden, a member of the gold-winning fencing team, explained his actions on Twitter, saying that the societal problems plaguing America “cut short” his pride for the country, so he kneeled to call attention to the…

American fencer kneels to protest Trump, gun violence

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Fencing might be a sport of play-fighting, but this fencer isn’t messing around.

American fencer and Olympian Race Imboden kneeled in protest of racism and gun violence issues while the national anthem played during his medal ceremony at the Pan American Games on Saturday. Imboden, a member of the gold-winning fencing team, explained his actions on Twitter, saying that the societal problems plaguing America “cut short” his pride for the country, so he kneeled to call attention to the…

Women challenge authorities to #ArrestUs in campaign for abortion reform

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A Sydney woman took inspiration from an iconic decades-old stunt when she created the #ArrestUs campaign on Monday.

Less than 24 hours later, hundreds of people had joined her in challenging lawmakers to either finally make abortion legal, or enforce the 119-year-old law that says it’s a crime — and arrest them for ending their pregnancies.

At the end of July, union organiser Emily Mayo read an article about Wendy McCarthy, a reproductive rights campaigner who took out a newspaper ad in…

NFL’s Eric Reid says he won’t stop kneeling during National Anthem

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Reid says he’ll stop protesting once he sees that police brutality and racial inequality against African-Americans is being addressed. Read more…

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6 ways to be a better straight ally at Pride events

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Pride is a celebration that’s hard to rival — it’s hyper-queer culture at its unapologetic peak.

From bold colors and bolder displays of love, to small outfits and smaller inhibitions, Pride is both a party and a protest. It’s a whole lot of fun, and you can’t blame allies for wanting to join.

Of course straight folks can — and do — go to Pride. But there are a few things allies need to think about when joining us in celebration, especially when that celebration isn’t intended for…

6 ways to be a better straight ally at Pride events

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Pride is a celebration that’s hard to rival — it’s hyper-queer culture at its unapologetic peak.

From bold colors and bolder displays of love, to small outfits and smaller inhibitions, Pride is both a party and a protest. It’s a whole lot of fun, and you can’t blame allies for wanting to join.

Of course straight folks can — and do — go to Pride. But there are a few things allies need to think about when joining us in celebration, especially when that celebration isn’t intended for…

6 ways to be a better straight ally at Pride events

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Pride is a celebration that’s hard to rival — it’s hyper-queer culture at its unapologetic peak.

From bold colors and bolder displays of love, to small outfits and smaller inhibitions, Pride is both a party and a protest. It’s a whole lot of fun, and you can’t blame allies for wanting to join.

Of course straight folks can — and do — go to Pride. But there are a few things allies need to think about when joining us in celebration, especially when that celebration isn’t intended for…

Protesters troll Trump by projecting USS John S. McCain onto London building

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The UK is pushing back against Trump’s visit by reminding him of his approval numbers and invoking the name of his longtime political critic. 

Led by Donkeys, a group that often puts up guerilla installations protesting politicians who support Brexit, took a stance against the American president’s state visit by projecting messages across various London landmarks. 

Most notably, the group projected an image of a red baseball cap with the American naval ship the USS John S. McCain onto…

Protesters troll Trump by projecting USS John S. McCain onto London building

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The UK is pushing back against Trump’s visit by reminding him of his approval numbers and invoking the name of his longtime political critic. 

Led by Donkeys, a group that often puts up guerilla installations protesting politicians who support Brexit, took a stance against the American president’s state visit by projecting messages across various London landmarks. 

Most notably, the group projected an image of a red baseball cap with the American naval ship the USS John S. McCain onto…

Protesters troll Trump by projecting USS John S. McCain onto London building

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The UK is pushing back against Trump’s visit by reminding him of his approval numbers and invoking the name of his longtime political critic. 

Led by Donkeys, a group that often puts up guerilla installations protesting politicians who support Brexit, took a stance against the American president’s state visit by projecting messages across various London landmarks. 

Most notably, the group projected an image of a red baseball cap with the American naval ship the USS John S. McCain onto…