PITTSBURGH — Protestors on the University of Pittsburgh’s campus blocked a portion of a busy roadway in Oakland on Monday evening.
Demonstrators were at the corner of Forbes Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard protesting a controversial event being held at the university.
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The event, called “Gender: Who Decides? A debate on transgenderism and womanhood,” was called anti-trans in a recent petition.
The university said it is committed to upholding the principles of free speech.
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