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PERU: Lima Police Use Batons And Water Cannon To Break Up LGBT Valentine’s Kiss-In Protest [VIDEO]

Gay Star News reports: Police in Lima, Peru broke up a peaceful gay kiss protest with water cannons on Saturday (13 February). Dozens of people gathered together to protest against homophobia. They held hands, kissed, embraced and waved rainbow flags. Sin Eqiguetas, a LGBTI website in Lima, posted pictures that showed same-sex couples kissing as armored police trucks loomed in ...

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Support Michael Sam: Signorile Launches “The Great Facebook Kiss-In”

“Gay people need to be kissing more in public. There simply needs to be more queer smooching to desensitize the world. So with that, I hereby launch the Great Facebook Kiss-In, urging everyone — whether gay, straight or bi –to change their profile pics to two women kissing or two men kissing. Maybe it’s you and your husband or wife, ...

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Special Open Thread

The Chick-Fil-A national gay kiss-in takes place today. Towleroad quotes well-known activist and blogger Pam Spaulding: IMHO, I’m not keen on this as an effective protest tool — it’s not about our right to love (ostensibly why gay couples will be there kissing), it’s about Chick-fil-As record of anti-gay discrimination and funding of groups that want us DEAD, endorse “ex-gay” ...

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AUGUST 3RD: Kiss-In At Chick-Fil-A

A Facebook page has been launched calling for a national same-sex kiss-in at Chick-Fil-A on Friday, August 3rd. “In honor of their support for love, equality, and the real definition of family, we’re holding a NATIONAL Same Sex Kiss Day at Chick Fil A’s around the country. So grab a friend (or 20) and head out to your nearest Chick ...

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Photo Of The Day – Papal Kiss-In

Advocate reports: “Hundreds of LGBT protesters planned to kiss while Pope Benedict XVI was en route through Madrid, but police blocked the protesters before they could meet up. The activists had planned to join up on the major artery Calle Serrano, along which the pope later traveled in his bulletproof white vehicle for a welcoming ceremony in Plaza Cibeles Square.”

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At London’s “Snog-A-Thon”

Although London’s John Snow Pub locked their doors rather than allow gay protesters inside, the planned “snog-a-thon” went on in the street outside.

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London Pub Locks Out “Snog-A-Thon”

The Soho pub that was to be the location of a “massive snog-a-thon” this afternoon has locked their doors rather than allow gay protesters inside. On Wednesday night two gay men were ejected from the pub after its landlady objected to their kissing. Hundreds of would-be snoggers had responded to a Facebook call for action. From the Guardian’s live-blog of ...

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LONDON: Gay Couple Ejected From Soho Pub After Kissing

The UK’s Guardian reports that two gay men were ejected by the landlady of a Soho pub after she complained that they had kissed. Jonathan Williams, a journalist for a financial trade magazine, and James Bull, a charity volunteer, say they were ejected from the John Snow on Broadwick Street, Soho, by a woman who claimed to be the landlady ...

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Paris Valentine’s Day Kiss-In

No subtitles needed, really.

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PERU: Cops Violently Break Up Anti-Homophobia Valentine’s Kiss-In

Andres Duque of Blabbeando provides the subtitles to the below clip in which police in Lima, Peru violently break up a Valentine’s Day kiss-in against homophobia.

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Photo Of The Day – Barcelona Pope Kiss-In

Hundreds of homos staged a protest kiss-in as the Pope-Mobile passed in Barcelona today. (Tipped by JMG reader Jimmy)

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International Day Against Homophobia

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia. Around the world, unions, employers, activist groups, and others are campaigning to end discrimination against LGBT people. Have you taken part in any of today’s observations? Tell us about it. And watch this wonderful clip of this weekend’s Great Global Kiss-In.

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This Weekend: Great Global Kiss-In

The Great Global Kiss-In takes place around the world this weekend as part of the International Day Against Homophobia. Hit the link for times and locations in your town.

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May 14-17: Great Global Gay Kiss-In

Via IDAHO: This year for the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia, we want YOUR help in organising kiss-ins like this in major cities around the world between May 14-17 — that’s the weekend before IDAHO2010! Gay, straight, black, white — whatever you look like and whatever your political stripes are — as long as you believe in love and ...

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Paris Gay Kiss-In Against Homophobia

The gays took to one of Paris’ central shopping districts this weekend for a mass kiss-in against homophobia. Sweet stuff.

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Paris Gay Kiss-In

Towleroad tips us to a gay kiss-in against homophobia held at underground shopping center in Paris. Beautiful!

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Saturday: Great Nationwide Kiss-In

The Great Nationwide Kiss-In, an event created in response to a spate of anti-gay incidents that arose out of gay men being publicly affectionate, takes place this Saturday, August 15th. Activists across the country have signed-on to take part, check out this Facebook action page for times and locations in your town. Laurie Higgins of the vile Illinois Family Institute ...

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Charges Dropped Against Gay Couple In Salt Lake City Trespass Case

The gay couple whose arrest for kissing on Mormon Church property in Salt Lake City spawned protests in several cities, have had the charges against them dropped. The LDS Church always has desired its Main Street Plaza to be an inviting, beautiful space for all to enjoy. That’s the problem. The privately owned plaza, with its wide promenade and gate-less ...

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August 15th: National Gay Kiss-In

A nationwide kiss-in is planned for 15 cities on August 15th. The Great Nationwide Kiss-In is scheduled for Aug. 15. Events are planned for at least seven cities, including Boston, New York, Houston, Portland, Ore., and three California cities — Irvine, San Diego and San Francisco. A Web page and Facebook page promoting the demonstrations says more events are in ...

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