Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Numerous Rallies to Be Held Marking One-Year Anniversary of Prop 8

Where Were You When Equality Died?

For many of us, we’ll always recall where we were and what we were doing when we heard that Prop 8 had passed. Last November, when we took to the streets to express our outrage and disbelief that the California Constitution – the very document that is supposed to protect the rights of every citizen -- had been amended to discriminate against hundreds of thousands of citizens.

One year later we will take to the streets again. All over the state tomorrow, on November 4, people will gather to remind the world that discrimination is never acceptable – and that we will not stop until this injustice is repaired.

Los Angeles

West Hollywood/Silverlake -- Meet at 7PM at the corner of Vermont Ave and Santa Monica Blvd. We’ll march to El Barcito in Sunset Junction – possibly the first lesbian bar in LA and the 1967 birthplace of the Los Angeles LGBT rights movement . We’ll look back at LGBT history and forward to the day we bury Prop 8. Sponsored by OUTWest. Event page.

Westwood/UCLA Campus – Rally in front of Kerckhoff with Queer Alliance and SCME

San Francisco

Join One Struggle, One Fight in Harvey Milk Plaza at Market and Castro from 6-9PM to demonstrate for full federal equality now! Event page.


Join Equality Action Now and other groups at the California State Capitol Building, 10th and L Streets, from 5 to 7PM to call attention to the fact that the issue of same-sex-marriage here in California is not dead. The theme of the rally is how our community’s youth is stepping up and leading the way in the fight to repeal Prop 8 and to win back their civil rights. Event page.

San Diego

Join SAME and others from 6 – 9:30PM at 1 Market Place (County Administration Building) and march to the Manchester Grand Hyatt. At 8PM the movie “Milk” will be projected for all to see. Event page.


Fresno: Shaw and Blackstone: 6:30pm – 8pm. Nov 4th. Bring signs and candles! “See you again in 2010!” Info at QueerFresno.com

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