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Gay rights activists dance outside Mike Pence's DC home

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 01:16

LGBTQ activists organize a dance party outside the temporary DC residence of Vice President-elect Mike Pence, a staunch conservative who has fought against same-sex marriage and allowing gay people to serve openly in the military.

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ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION With loud music, hula hoops and rainbow-colored flags, hundreds danced at an event called the "Queer Dance Party", on Wednesday (January 18) near the Vice President-elect Mike Pence's home in an upscale Washington, D.C. neighborhood to protest his stance on gay rights. Pence, a staunch conservative, has fought against same-sex marriage and allowing gay people to serve openly in the military. The event was organized by WERK for Peace and DisruptJ20 as part of a series of protests surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. The president-elect said during his election campaign he embraced the LGBT community. Pence, who was not at home during the protest, will be moving to his official residence at the United States Naval Observatory after he takes office on Friday (January 20).

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Gay rights activists dance outside Mike Pence's DC home

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 01:16