This Kiss-In Reveals the Power of Queer Love as Protest
Voices 4 partnered with RUSA LGBT to hold a queer kiss-in and rally to protest violence against LGBTQ+ people in Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Photograph by Matt Bernstein. 2018
Students show solidarity by helping Columbia rape survivor carry her mattress
Emma Sulkowicz (a columbia sr and rape victim) carrying her mattress around campus with supports to draw attention to the high rape rate on university campuses
Thoughtful Wanderings of a Man With a Can (Published 2007)
Francis Alys carries a can leaking green paint on a walk through Palestine. The route he followed was one drawn in green on a map as part of the armistice after the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
Before Pride, there was a kiss: Toronto gay activists look back on 1976 protest
In February 1976, two gay activists were arrested at the corner of Yonge and Bloor Sts. for kissing each other. They were charged with indecency and later convicted. In response, gay organizations staged a “kiss-in” at the same intersection. Tim McCaskell, Gerald Hannon and Ed Jackson were among the protesters. Their interviews have been condensed and edited
Deaf President Now Movement timeline.
Deaf president now movement/ protest for Gaullaudet University
Turkey's 'standing man' shows how passive resistance can shake a state | Richard Seymour
"Standing Man" Gunduz, a performance artist and left-Kemalist, began to stand still in Taksim Square. It was a silent, stubborn and dignified protest against the brutality of the police response to demonstrators, which had culminated in a sinister weekend assault whose targets included medics and staff who treated the wounded.
'The shoes are marching for us'
Climate change activists who have descended on this city for a major U.N. climate summit that starts Monday, were banned by authorities from holding mass marches because of security concerns after the November 13 terror attacks, which killed at least 130 people.
Chicagoans stand in silence for sexual assault awareness
140 sexual assault survivors, advocates and allies stood in silence in Chicago’s Federal Plaza for one hour during Friday’s lunch rush as part of area nonprofit Rape Victim Advocates’ annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month demonstration, Standing Silent Witness.
ASA hosts silent protest to divest from Turkey - Highlander
#StainOfDenial and #DivestTurkey Between 1915 and 1923, 1.5 million Armenians and over a million other religious minorities were systematically murdered by the Ottoman Empire under the Young Turk government. After the regime collapsed in 1923, the Republic of Turkey has since refused to admit that these killings were part of a genocide, despite the fact that it is recognized as such by 29 countries across the world and 43 of the 50 states in the U.S., including California.
Brown Students Don't Trust The School To Fix Sexual Assault Policies
The Brown University students wore dollar bills taped across their mouths to symbolize what they contend was a conflict of interest in a recent investigation into an alleged date rape drugging.
London Silent Protesters Call For Release of Arrested Journalist Kieron Bryan
Protesters have gathered outside the Russian embassy in London to demand the release of video-journalist Kieron Bryan, who was arrested on a Greenpeace ship by Russian security forces in September.