On the eve of the National Equality March of October 11, 2009, Mark Katzenberger of San Francisco stood outside the Human Rights Campaign’s gala featuring President Barack Obama with a sign reading, “How About the Audacity of Action, Mr. President?” I approached him with some questions:
Mark Katzenberger: Obama, Obama, Let Mama Marry [...]
During the lead-up to the National Equality March on October 10, 2009, I met Shannon of Saratoga, Florida. She was standing in protest in Mt. Vernon Square outside Barack Obama’s speech to the Human Rights Campaign, particularly advocating for immigration reform.
A transcript of our conversation:
Shannon: I’m Shannon from Sarasota, Florida, here trying [...]
“I Will End Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. That’s my commitment to you.”
— President Barack Obama just uttered these words.