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John Carroll University’s Queers Ruin a Perfectly Boring Basketball Game With a Sit-In

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There are so many protests, in front of state capitol buildings and Ugandan consulates, that sometimes it’s hard to keep track. But you know how to make it interesting? Do it on a college campus an involve the police!

Students at John Carroll University, the Jesuit Catholic school in Cleveland, decided to take over a basketball game to protest the school’s purposeful decision not to include LGBTs in its anti-discrimination policies (more on that here). Make sure you don’t miss the opening few seconds, where a cop’s man-handling of a student doesn’t escape the camera.

(Thanks, Joe!)

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  • hardmannyc

    My cousin teaches at JC. I can’t see the point of this protest myself.

  • Roger

    I salute these students.

  • hephaestion

    They should have ripped photos of the Pope, too.
    BRAVO to these students!
    What a shame none of the asshole basketball players showed any solidarity with the protesters.

  • Greg Theron

    Oh, I’m sorry, there was a protest going on? I was looking at the basketball players. But good job kids! That takes guts!

  • sal(the original)

    u go guys!!!!!!!i wish i was there!!!

  • edgyguy1426

    They caved in too easily

  • romeo

    Like to point out these gutsy boys and girls were doing this out in public for all the world to see their faces. And here we sit in our comfortable anonymity. Surprised one of those nuns didn’t pull out a ruler. LOL

    You go guys!

  • Andy

    Another campus bathed in the love and acceptance of Jesus Christ.

  • alan brickman

    those players should have joined…what a bunch of pussys!…

  • Soakman

    Why a basketball game? I’m a little confused about that…

  • Joey

    thank you so much for posting this queerty! this means a lot to me :)

  • San Francisco Treat

    Awesome! It actually kind of shocks me that NO ONE else came down to join them! The players look like total assholes. “Um… we’re trying to warm up.”

  • Kieran

    Will it come down to “No Justice, No Peace?” for gay Americans to achieve their rights?

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