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Greek Police Halt Activists From Hanging Banner Protesting Russia. So Protesters Regroup And Storm The Town Center

You can bet that when The White Tower was constructed in Thessaloniki, Greece in the 12th century, the builders didn’t foresee the landmark making its way into a fight for gay rights.

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But when activists from Good as You(th) tried to hang a banner from the tower to protest Russia’s homophobic and transphobic laws, police were quick to halt them.

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So they did what any impassioned seekers of justice would do — gather 200 strong and swarm the Russian Consulate to show they mean business.

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4 Comments

  • sejjo

    No one seems to have learnt from Stonewall not to mess with the gays.

  • Mezaien

    The evilness of Christianity is a mental poverty!!.

  • alterego1980

    This is great. Sometimes American media stifles our world view. I’m glad to see others around the world calling attention to this. And it’s good for the Russian LGBT’s to know that many parts of the world stand with them.

  • balehead

    This real activism….not the “photo op crap” in the US…..

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