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An openly gay Manhattan hairdresser and aspiring actor who leads the group “Walk Away,” recited a QAnon conspiracy theory rallying cry onstage shortly before President Trump addressed the crowd at his rally in Cincinnati on Thursday. “This is not a president who panders to minorities because he needs them,” Brandon Straka said as he warmed up the crowd. “This is a president who serves minorities because he loves them. And he loves this country. We are all in this together.” “Where...

Protesters calling for free elections are set to hit the streets of Moscow for a second weekend running. A week ago demonstrations were met with a heavy police presence and 1,300 protesters were detained. Watch Euronews' Galina Polonskaya report on last week's detentions in the player below: Police have again warned protesters against turning out on Saturday calling the unauthorised rally illegal. "We are officially warning the event is illegal,” said a press statement from Moscow police. “We suggest that Muscovites and...

CINCINNATI (Reuters) - This time, he didn’t quite go there. President Donald Trump on Thursday briefly renewed his criticism of four minority Democratic congresswomen at his first rally since controversy erupted when a crowd at a rally last month broke into a chant of “Send her back” about a U.S. lawmaker who immigrated to the United States from Somalia. But he did not name or dwell on them. The crowd as a whole did not chant, and the president...

While touting his work on criminal justice reform at Thursday night’s rally in Ohio, President Trump turned toward a group of black supporters in the crowd and pointed before clapping for them. President Trump took a jab at President Obama for failing to pass a criminal justice reform bill, before telling the crowd that the “biggest beneficiary is the African American community. Biggest beneficiary.” Trump then pointed at a group of black supporters in the crowd and began clapping for...

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Joe Biden, former U.S. vice-president and Democratic presidential candidate, compared President Donald Trump on Friday to the late George Wallace, a prominent supporter of racial segregation. Wallace, known for his white supremacist views, served as governor of Alabama for 20 years from 1967 and unsuccessfully sought the Democratic presidential nomination several times. His 1972 presidential bid ended when he was shot, but he survived. Wallace died in 1998. Biden, on a campaign swing in California,...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Saturday that President Donald Trump relished a chant by the crowd at a campaign rally this week that called for a Democratic congresswoman to be sent back where she came from. Trump renewed his criticism of four minority women lawmakers on Friday, saying that they had said horrible things about the United States, and defended himself from criticism over his comment that they should leave the United States if...

Hong Kong police locked down the city centre on Sunday as it braced for yet another mass protest over an extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese-ruled financial hub into crisis and triggered violent clashes. Tens of thousands are due to march from Victoria Park in the bustling shopping district of Causeway Bay to Wan Chai, just one metro station away, after police shortened the route, citing safety concerns. Rally organisers lost their appeal to have the march route end in...

Pro-EU protesters are taking to the streets of London to rally against the expected appointment of former foreign secretary Boris Johnson as the UK's next prime minister. You can watch live footage in the video player, above. Johnson is the favourite to win the race to be next Conservative Party leader — and PM — after incumbent Theresa May announced she was quitting. He has vowed to conclude Brexit by October 31, even if that is without a deal being agreed...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters’ chants of “send her back” at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry the incendiary mantra could set the tone for the 2020 campaign. Omar shot back that Trump was “spewing fascist ideology,” and Republicans expressed alarm that the inflammatory chant, building off of provocative tweets and statements by Trump, might become a theme of his 2020 re-election campaign....

The track, a collaboration with actor and rapper Daniel J. Watts, is a powerful rally cry for Americans to take a stand against President Donald Trump, who has proven unfit to protect the rights of LGBTQ people, women and ethnic minorities. “Oh 45, a real nose dive for American lives, because he’s not really sure, I’m so transfixed, he’s dumb as bricks,” Tituss sings on the track, where he begs the listener to “wake from your slumber” and speak out. Despite...

Super Happy Fun America, the group organizing Boston’s so-called “Straight Pride Parade” on August 31, announced it had “initiated negotiations” with 25 major corporate sponsors to partner for the upcoming event, which will feature alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos as its grand marshal. The group claimed in an email Tuesday that it was in talks with companies like Amazon, Tumblr, Yelp, Netflix, Starbucks, Pepsi Co., Bank of America, and GrubHub to sign onto the event. “As corporations with reputations for being both...
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Ex-LGBTQ activists held a rally this weekend in Washington, D.C., which was attended by 36 people. The “Freedom March,” organized by Voice of the Voiceless, was held this past Saturday at the National Sylvan Theater. Voice of the Voiceless is an ex-LGBTQ group that has advocated for conversion therapy on college campuses. The Freedom March was “an opportunity for those of us who have a new life with Jesus to come together in fellowship and praise Him for the love and...
Pride Flag

She was told it could set a precedent of neighbors flying other "offensive" flags, like the Confederate flag. A community has rallied in support of a Florida woman who was ordered to stop flying her rainbow pride flag. Jenifer Raymond, who lives in Rockledge, said her landlord received an email from a member of the neighborhood’s architectural review committee, saying only American, state, or military flags may be flown, and ordering her to remove the pride flag she had flown for...
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First grade teacher Nathan Etter's Valentine's Day surprise from his husband at work is shedding light on one Chicago suburb's compassion, tolerance, and unwillingness to back down. According to the Chicago Tribune, The Prairie View Grade School teacher was met with comments such as “ewww” and “gross” when his students realized that the flowers he received at work from his husband were indeed from, well, his husband. A man. Two men together. Married even. Hot scoop in elementary school. It...

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Today this video blog became viral. John Barrowman, a star of “Doctor Who”, “Torchwood” and  TV’s Arrow, shot his daily video blog near the swimming pool. His...

The designer and his muse have been spotted together on the red carpet and on vacation. Has Cupid hit Calvin Klein again? The designer, 74,...