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Ten Thousand at their Back, DC Journalists Film One-Man Counterdemonstration

Randy Sly of Catholic Online writes in complaint against journalists covering the National Equality March:

Totally ignored at the march were those who came to bear witness to the Christian message regarding homosexuality and calling those present to allow God to work in them in restoration. Randall Terry reported last week that he and others [...]

Yesterday!

The two most popular chants as the National Equality March gathers but before the march itself commences:

“Obama, Obama! Let Mama marry Mama.”

“What have we got? Democracy! When have we got it? Now!What do we want? Equality! When do we want it? Yesterday!”

Occasionally someone breaks out with “Tell me what democracy looks like. [...]

Despite Early Sparseness, National Equality March Swells to Considerable Size

When I’ve attended national marches in Washington, DC before, the Metro has been packed with people carrying signs. Not today. I’ve seen just a handful. As I emerge from the McPherson Square station the sidewalks are obstructed by people selling rainbow flags, but there aren’t buyers. Sidewalks are open with some marchers, but not that [...]

1 Day to the National Equality March: Pack

The National Equality March is tomorrow, and I’ll be there both as a collector of information and as a participant who believes people should not be discriminated against under law because of their sexual orientation.

I’ve been to a fair number of marches and other protests in Washington. Oddly enough, most of them tend to [...]

4 Days To the National Equality March: Map with Route

4 Days until the National Equality March past the White House and the U.S. Capitol, demonstrating for the fulfillment of the 14th Amendment promise of equal protection under law for all Americans, regardless of sexual orientation. Here’s a map:

Click through to find logistical details, including information on traveling via the DC Metro.

The [...]

National Equality March Replaces Congressional District Advocacy with American Idol Ripoff

When I first became aware of the National Equality March (Washington DC, Sunday October 11) back in July, the event was being advertised not only as a march on Washington, DC but also as an effort for getting people organized locally in their own states and congressional districts. The sign-up page to RSVP as someone [...]

National Equality March is NOT Cancelled. Don't Believe the Snipe!

Let me get right to the point:

The National Equality March IS happening on October 11, 2009. The march’s platform of equality under law for lgbt Americans and same-sex couples will be aired. Any indications you have seen to the contrary in the past week are the product of what is stylishly referred to as [...]

Top 3 Myths About the National Equality March, October 11 2009

I’ve been reading around this morning and am interested to see a few people squawking about the National Equality March (facebook | twitter) scheduled for October 11, 2009. Their squawks are dedicated to supporting the proposition that it’s better for them to stay home than to participate in this day of activism and the congressional-district-level [...]

National Equality March, Washington DC, October 11 2009 — with Congressional Organizing to Boot

The National Equality March is scheduled for Sunday October 11 in Washington, DC — and friends, it doesn’t take a psychic to predict that this is going to be big. Equality under the law, promised by the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution, has been a long time coming for same-sex couples. But marriage [...]

Anti-Torture Rallies Across the USA This Week

Torture is a moral issue, and the issue is not past. Despite revelations that American torture practices lasted seven years, that medical doctors participated in the torture, that it involved drowning one man 183 times, and that the major purpose of all this torture was to generate fabricated “evidence” to support an invasion of Iraq, [...]

Political Issue Salience in CafePress Searches (3-18 to 3-23 2009)

When a shopkeeper uploads an image to CafePress to place on a t-shirt, a bumper sticker or a button, she or he is encouraged to add “tags” that describe an item. To assist in tagging decisions, CafePress will indicate how many people searched a particular tag the day before in their website’s “Marketplace” search.

I’ve [...]