Thanks for sending us your pics from the anti-Proposition 8 protests that took place around the country this past Saturday! We wish we could post all of them, but instead we picked out our favorites (see above and after the jump). I still think the signs in NYC were the most clever, though big props to Orlando for the sign above! Keep reading »
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I went to the Proposition 8 protest in New York City today with my mom and it was awesome. There were so many people and such a great energy in the air. Kim from “America’s Next Top Model” spoke! Best of all, there were some seriously awesome signs. Some of my faves above and after the jump… Keep reading »
From celebs like Drew Barrymore and Melissa Etheridge, to we humble Frisky gals, many people have been speaking out against the handful of discriminatory marriage and adoption laws that passed in states across the country that block homosexuals from having the same rights as their straight counterparts. In Los Angeles, a large crowd took to the streets to protest Prop 8 last Wednesday and attracted a lot of attention. But the movement to equalize marriage for everyone, despite sexual orientation, is just getting started! So how can you show the world your support for gay rights? This Saturday, a group called Join the Impact, has organized peaceful protests in cities all across the country. To take part in this nationwide rally, simply visit their website to find the gathering nearest you. [Join the Impact] Keep reading »
The passing of Prop 8, which bans gay marriage in the State of California, has been causing a riot on The Frisky, but that’s nothing compared to what been going on in the streets and in the gay community. Borrowing chants from the Civil Rights movement, homosexuals have rallied together this week to fight for their rights to have families.
Just a few days ago the U.K. hosted its third World Naked Bike Ride, an event to protest dependency on cars and draw awareness to the plight of riders sharing the road. The parade of barely costumed characters looks like Burning Man on wheels. With the attendance doubling to 500, there were two times the bicycles, twice the fun and of course, double the booty. Keep reading »