Media Coverage of the 2007 Soulforce Equality Ride

National Coverage

365gay.com
Equality Riders Face Renewed Homophobia

Truthdig
When They Came For The Homosexuals…

The Advocate
Soulforce bus defaced and activists given citations

California

The Merced Sun-Star
A test of faith: Two Merced residents will reach out to college students about being gay and Christian

The Graphic
Admin shuns GLEE, alienates club
Soulforce Equality Ride Schedule
Dean, students embrace many voices
Gay and lesbian rights group plans campus visit

Fresno Bee
Gay activists visit Fresno school
Gay activists to visit university

CBS47 – KGPE
Gay rights group challenges Fresno university’s sex policy

KSEETV
Gay and lesbian rights group comes to Fresno Pacific University

Georgia

Southern Voice
Traveling spirits – Gay Georgia students seek reconciliation, equality on Soulforce ride

Savannah Morning News
Hinesville native hits the road for gay rights

Idaho

KTVB News (NBC)
Group urges tolerance at Christian colleges (with 3:27 minute video)

The Idaho Press Tribune
Bus tour targets NNU policy

The Idaho Statesman
NNU allows gay-rights activist group on campus
NNU students welcome Soulforce gay-rights activists to campus

Channel 3 – KIDK
8 Arrested During Soulforce Visit to BYU-Idaho
Rexburg Prepares for Gay Activist Group
Gay Group to Visit BYU-Idaho

ABC-8

Eight Members of Soulforce Arrested At BYU-Idaho
Soulforce Visits BYU-Idaho

Pridedepot.com
Soulforce Visits Rexburg, BYU-I Chooses Arrests Over of Dialog

Indiana

VSJV Fox 28
Students Protest at Notre Dame

The Observer
Soulforce kicks off tour at ND

Soulforce Deserves Fair Treatment

PrideSource

Arrest at Notre Dame as Equality Ride pays visit

 

Iowa

KTIV News Channel 4 (NBC)
Gay Group Harassed On Visit To Dordt College

Sioux City Journal
Gay, lesbian group harassed in Sioux Center

Globe Gazette
Soulforce riders get a rude welcome in Sioux Center

Radio Iowa
Dordt College issues statement of regret over incident involving gays

The Des Moines Register
Dordt officials apologize to harassed gay activists
Activists report vandalism, harassment at Iowa college

Kansas

Camp KC

2007 Equality Ride

A Voice From the Equality Ride

 

Kentucky

WYMT News
Protesters Arrested at the University of the Cumberlands

WTVQ Action News 36
Equality Ride Visit to the University of the Cumberlands

Lexington Herald-Leader
3 are arrested at gay-right’s group event; Cumberlands one of 32 stops

Camp KC (scroll to bottom)

Equality Riders Arrested at Baptist Seminary

Massachusetts

EDGE Boston
National Tour of Christian Colleges Faces Harassment in the Heartland

Michigan

Between the Lines, Michigan’s Weekly News for Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders and Friends (issue 1510, print date 03/08/2007)
Arrest at Notre Dame as Equality Ride pays visit

The Grand Rapids Press
Gay-rights group targets two GR colleges

Minnesota

Pulse of the Twin Cities
Soulforce does its 2nd Equality Ride for civil rights

KUWS 91.3 FM
Superior man takes part in national crusade for gay rights

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Gay-rights riders head for conservative colleges
(scroll down to the last article on the page)

Mississippi

The Stranger
Soulforce’s Gay "Freedom Riders" Being Arrested, Prosecuted, Sent to Prison in Mississippi

Missouri

Springfield News-Leader
2 Soulforce members arrested
Gay-rights group plans Monday visit to CBC

Montana

The Billings Gazette
Pro-gay activists to hold vigil
Activists address sexuality, religion

 

Oregon

The Portland Mercury
Spreading the Word

The Oregonian
National gay and lesbian group targets George Fox University

Christian News Northwest
‘Equality Ride’ to visit George Fox April 5 over stance on gays

New York

New York Blade
Dordt College officials apologize to harassed gay activists

North Dakota

CBS 12 – KXMB
3 arrests in demonstration at Ellendale college

Ohio

The Beacon Journal
Bus trip urges equality: North Canton student to visit schools, talk about treatment of gays

Oklahoma

The Tecumseh Countrywide News
Equality Ride Returning To Shawnee

The Daily O’Collegian
SODA officer to advocate equality within Christian colleges
Soulforce should continue its activism

Utah

Deseret News
Gay-rights tour to stop at 2 Y. sites
Y. cites 2 gay-rights activists
Y. urged to clarify its policy on gays
Soulforce is asked to stay off LDS land
Gay activists to stage ‘Jericho’ walk at BYU

BYU News Net
Soulforce Stages Demonstration Near Campus
Students Mistaken For Soulforce Activists
Ignore Soulforce
Editorial: "Means to an End"
Soul Neighbors
Soulforce Plans to Return to BYU
(Various editorials)
Editorial: Less Forceful

Daily Herald

Beehives and Buffalo Chips 331
Soulforce quietly marches for gay rights
Soulforce prepares for its demonstrations at BYU
Two cited during Soulforce march
Ignore Soulforce’s immature tactics
LDS Church tells gay rights group to keep off property

Channel 2 – KUTV
BYU Discriminates Against Gay People, Group Says

Salt Lake Tribune
Gay rights advocates arrested at BYU
Gay-rights group plans to reach out to BYU students
Gay-rights duo arrested at BYU

Washington

The Stranger
UPDATE: Soul Force at SPU

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Gays and lesbians bring their own message of faith to SPU
Gay rights tour stops at Seattle Pacific University

Wisconsin

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Tour for gay rights stops at college: Wisconsin Lutheran denies campus access

WITI-TV, Wauwatosa

READ IT: Protestors Target Wisconsin Lutheran College

 


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