Vancouver drowns out anti-gay preacher David Lynn with a Lady Gaga dance party
People in Vancouver were not up for listening to an anti-gay preacher on Monday night.
Instead, a huge dance party took place in the city's west end neighbourhood to drown out preacher David Lynn's speech as Lady Gaga's Born This Way blared on Beach Avenue.
Vancouver police protect a racism #LGBTQ2SIA speaker they had 30 #vpd protecting him well the big crowd of gay community there was more than 800 them telling you are not welcome here in Vancouver #DavidLynn this man said we need to believe in God really funny pic.twitter.com/9aZiovtJPA— steven pham (@ilovedollaramas) September 1, 2020
City councillor Pete Fry took to Twitter to share video footage of the scene.
Anti-gay street preacher David Lynn hails from Toronto and is the founder of Christ's Forgiveness Ministries. HIn the past he has preached to passersby with loudspeakers in Toronto's gay village.
"We finally got out #pride parade" - a protester reflected tonight as communities came together to tell the hate preacher du-jour what we think about demonizing people because of who they are or who they love in #Vancouver. pic.twitter.com/7BWMVSidLr— Morgane Oger (@MorganeOgerBC) September 1, 2020
This comes just over a week after a man suffered a broken leg following a confrontation with anti-LGBTQ+ protestors also in Vancouver.
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