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The Japanese juggernaut finally came to a halt in the face of a South African roadblock on Sunday. The sequel to the Brighton miracle lacked the drama and romance of four years ago but this, according to their fans, was when the Brave Blossoms truly came of age against the world rugby elite. “I think …

A large number of counterprotesters taunted marchers and chanted “Alt right, get off our streets, no justice, no peace.” Counterprotesters outnumbered the parade participants, CNN affiliate WCVB reported. Boston’s mayor also condemned the parade, and encouraged residents to attend block parties and other events that celebrated the city. Thirty-four people were arrested at the parade, …

A controversial “straight pride” parade in Boston on Saturday drew more than 1,000 counter-protesters and a few hundred supporters. The rightwing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos was “grand marshal” of the event, for which a group calling itself Super Happy Fun America (SHFA) acquired a permit in June. SHFA claimed it wished to draw attention to the …

A so-called “Straight Pride Parade” in Boston on Saturday drew as many counterprotesters as marches in addition to a heavy police presence. The parade, which drew several dozen participants, kicked off at around noon to the sound of Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA” with some floats displaying messages of support for President Donald Trump, …

Organizers of a planned Straight Pride rally received some bad news from city officials in Modesto, Calif., on Friday. They will not be permitted to hold their event in a city park as planned on Aug. 24. However, the city has offered to allow the group to rally in a space near the city’s convention …

A city council meeting in Modesto, California this week turned heated as citizens, business owners and a group calling itself the National Straight Pride Coalition debated the group’s plans for a “Straight Pride” event in the city. The city has since denied the permit, citing safety concerns and the fact that event organizer did not …

We set off from the Arsenal gallery in a small group of about 20 people, first through Białystok’s Branicki Palace gardens, where a “family picnic” is in full swing, organised by the Law and Justice party local authorities as a contrast to the Pride march. There are bouncy castles, but what there’s most of is …

More than 1,000 people have gathered in Warsaw in support of LGBT rights a week after the first pride march in the city of Białystok was marred by violence. Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) has made LGBT rights a campaign issue ahead of parliamentary elections expected in October, with many politicians arguing that …

The organisers of Pride in London have claimed Saturday’s event will be the most sustainable and diverse in its 47-year history, despite criticism from some campaigners that it has become too regimented and commercialised. Peter Tatchell, one of the organisers of the UK’s first Pride parade in 1972, criticised local authority-imposed limits on marcher numbers. …

And he has. A source close to the musician told CNN that with the posts and reference to his lyrics, Lil Nas X intended to share with his followers that he identifies as gay. “Some of y’all already know, some of y’all don’t care, some of y’all not gone fwm no more. but before this …