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  • LGBT Group Challenges Denial To March In Parade [Anoka, MN]

    10/10/2012 11:28:49 AM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 18 replies
    WCCO/CBS ^ | October 10, 2012 11:54 AM | unattributed
    ANOKA, Minn. (WCCO) – As Anoka gears up for its annual Halloween parade, an online petition is attracting a lot of attention. It’s supporting a gay youth group that’s not being allowed to march in this year’s parade. The group is called Justin’s Gift, named after Justin Aaberg. He was a student at Anoka High School who committed suicide. His family says he couldn’t take the bullying he endured, over his sexual orientation. The co-founders of Justin’s Gift felt like being a part of the parade would be a great opportunity for the community to show its support for gay...