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US LGBT community brings ‘dance party’ demo to Pence’s street

By AFP
19 January 2017   |   11:57 am
Members and supporters of the LGBT community hold a 'dance party' demonstration against Mike Pence's political stance on LGBT issues near the house where he is currently living in Washington DC.

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