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11/13/2008

'hattan against H8in'

by Jeremy Hooper

Last night in Manhattan, we East Coast gays rallied behind our Left Coast friends. Check out Joe.My.God and Blabbeando for nice photo/video coverage from the long distance Prop 8 protest:

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NYC: Thousands Rally For Equality [J.M.G.]

My New York: Gotham City stands up for same-sex marriage tonight [Blabbeando]

Our favorite, most random part of the whole night? The show queen who, out of nowhere, bust out in an impromptu, gay-themed take on Hairspray's "Welcome to the '60s. Only in gay New York, kids; only in gay New York.

**SEE ALSO: Matthew Rettenmund has more, including photo and video with Whoopi Goldberg: The Marrying Kind [Boy Culture]

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Your thoughts

It was a wonderful night with thousands of friends and supporters and glad to have finally met Blabbeando's creator.

Also a wonderful full moon shone down upon us all....

Posted by: John Ozed | Nov 13, 2008 9:48:43 AM

It was amazing. I have some pictures on my blog as well.
http://rooftopscreaming.blogspot.com/

It was a great night. Now on to Saturday!

Posted by: Jon-Marc | Nov 13, 2008 10:34:59 AM

D'oh! I have pics posted on my blog too!

http://johnozed.com

Posted by: John Ozed | Nov 13, 2008 10:51:14 AM

From out here in California....wonderful job..Getting good articles, pics.....best so far is a review of the whole Prop H8 mess...in Gay City News... I know I am speaking to the choir, but if you want to have and send a good review article to family and friends in Kansas, etc who don't understand send this article.

gaycitynews.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=20196510&BRD=2729&PAG=461&dept_id=568864&rfi=6

Prop 8 Backlash Hits NYC Mormon Temple
By: ANDY HUMM
11/12/2008

A crowd estimated at 10,000 marched on the Mormon Temple near Lincoln Center before heading to Columbus Circle.
JEFFERSON SIEGEL


10,000 March in Midtown Amidst Cal Vote Post-Mortems

Posted by: LOrion | Nov 13, 2008 11:55:36 AM

NEWs on PHB: Mormon Church has been planning this SINCE 1997!!! ...see

pamshouseblend.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=8193

Posted by: LOrion | Nov 13, 2008 11:58:38 AM

Also, REMEMBER Don't Blame all MORMONS....see signforsomething.com

for letters from Mormons resigning the Church over this. Elders, etc. most straight!!

Posted by: LOrion | Nov 13, 2008 12:00:14 PM

Formal Complaint filed against the MORMON CHURCH:
see americablog.com/2008/11/complaint-failed-against-mormon-church.html

It begins:

Today we filed a formal complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) against the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) aka the Mormon Church of Salt Lake City, Utah for not reporting various non monetary contributions to ProtectMarriage.com – Yes on 8, A Project of California Renewal I.D. # 1302592. The Mormon Church has been highly secretive about its massive involvement in the campaign, but we managed to piece together evidence of some of their more visible activities done directly to communicate with California voters, including:

see rest at that link.

Posted by: LOrion | Nov 13, 2008 7:27:37 PM

MESSED up name of link for Mormon church resignees, its.

signingforsomething.org.

Sorry, Relly moving letters...have hankies ready! One had been elder for 45 years!

Posted by: LOrion | Nov 13, 2008 7:29:15 PM

More interesting news on Prop 8:

Lesbian mom asked to quit PTA over Prop. 8
The Associated Press

http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_10978629

FRESNO, Calif.—A lesbian mother in Fresno says she was forced to resign from her position as president of the parent-teacher association at her son's Catholic school after she spoke out against banning gay marriage.

Posted by: NoVAman | Nov 14, 2008 1:46:13 AM

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