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National Equality March

By September 2, 2009

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Equal protection in all matters governed by civil law in all 50 states. It's that simple. That's all we want. And that's what thousands of LGBTs and their allies will be demanding on October 11, 2009 when they march on Washington, DC.

Specifically, the march is calling for the repeal of DOMA and Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the passage of Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), equal adoption rights, hate crimes legislation that includes LGBT people, immigration reform that protects LGBT couples and comprehensive anti-bullying policy for our schools.

The march is the idea of Cleve Jones whose involvement with LGBT rights dates back to his days working beside Harvey Milk. He is perhaps best known as the man who started the AIDS quilt. It's been endorsed by more than 150 leaders in the LGBT community and beyond.

If there's any way you can make your way to Washington, DC on October 11, 2009, do it!
For more info about the march and the issues we're marching for visit Equality Across America.


Equality Across America

Comments
September 2, 2009 at 5:44 pm
(1) Traci says:

My girlfriend and several friends, from Oklahoma, will be there. We already have our tickets and rooms booked. I am very excited to be a part of this historic occasion.

September 12, 2009 at 1:06 pm
(2) Sydney says:

I will I could attend – this looks like such a great event – and a great way to celebrate National Coming Out Day! -Syd

October 9, 2009 at 9:21 am
(3) Deb Hillyer says:

I have been to the last 2 marches in 1993&2000. But this time will be my partners first time. I would like to think I have had a hand in her going.

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