UMass United Rally in support of Derrick Gordon, LGBTQ community

UMass students, Five college students and Amherst residents alike march in support of Derrick Gordon and the LGBTQ community after the Westboro Baptist Church threatened to picket UMass on Wednesday, April 16.

Student rally in support of Gordon, LGBTQ community


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In response to the Westboro Baptist Church coming to UMass, students rallied in support of equality and gay rights.

Photo Slideshow: UMass United Rally


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Students and townsfolk gathered at UMass to support equality for all people.

Respect should come first before Amendments

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