Major Events Associated With Your Hashtag Movement

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- Major Events, Reactions, and Protests - Describe major events associated with your hashtag movement: Probably the most popular major event associated with #LoveWins would be found in no country other than the United States. On the date of June 26, 2015, The United States legalized gay marriage, making #LoveWins the number one trending hashtag all throughout social media. BBC reported on one of the most eventful days of current American history and managed to most accurately capture the reaction of the United States. An example of such overwhelming reactions was depicted by BBC as, “A sea of rainbow flags overwhelmed the few anti-gay marriage activists who reacted in disbelief, and the demonstration seemed to turn into a street party” (“US Supreme Court rules gay marriage is legal nationwide,” 2015). BBC went further to state that the party was almost out of control when they stated, “A tour bus drove past honking as hundreds cheered the decision” (“US Supreme Court rules gay marriage is legal nationwide,” 2015). Overall, June 26 was an inspirational date for all of those apart of the United States L.G.B.T. (Lesbian. Gay. Bisexual, and Transgender), but outside the United States, other countries are still struggling to even make leeway on the subject Among all places struggling to have the legality of gay marriage to be take seriously, Africa as a whole is having some of the most difficulty. More specifically, in countries like Uganda, one would see that it’s still…
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