VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — A handful of protesters waving signs with homophobic messages Thursday in Vancouver’s West End ended up surrounded by a group of people upset with their message.
The protest involved five to six people protesting the LGBTQ2+ community at the corner of Davie and Thurlow streets around 7 p.m.
Vancouver police responded and the crowd dispersed peacefully, said Const. Tania Visintin said.
“I don’t have details, I just know the sign was of homophobic nature,” she added.
“It was a group of five to six people in the West End and they were protesting anti-gay sentiments. Police arrived on scene and made public safety our top priority.”
No arrests have been made.