Word is going around that one of the organisers was “assaulted” by police after being grabbed, while walking, from inside a moving police car.
One of the participants says she was then injured after the police car rolled over her foot. She was left with “just bruises” after the incident.
The Queer Our Schools march was organised by political action group Queer Avengers, in a bid to make school easier for “transgendered, queer and gender-variant” students.
We’ll update this story as soon as solid information comes to hand.
IMPORTANT NOTE: At present this story is based on information from unconfirmed sources, hence it being filed under ‘scandal’. We have posted it as ‘rumour’ because of the weight of the situation, but hope to verify the facts and run a fuller story as soon as possible.