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02/12/2010

Photos: Freezing our arses off for equality: 2010 edition

by Jeremy Hooper

Queer-Folker Randy Harrison. Kick-ass activist Ann Northrop. A few arrests.

It's just another pre-Valentine's Day marriage protest in New York City:

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Jealous, hetero friends?

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**Here are some highlights/lowlights, via the organizers @ Queer Rising:

· Alan Bounville, Jake Goodman, Justin Elzie and Gabriel Yuri Bollag chained and pad-locked themselves to the entrance railing, subsequently blocking entry to the marriage bureau.
· A gathering of under 100 same-sex marriage equality proponents for a press conference and rally in the park opposite the bureau.
· The application – and subsequent rejection – of over 20 same-sex couples hoping to obtain a marriage license inside of the bureau.
· The application – and subsequent approval – of a lesbian and gay man, whom according to New York State law may legally marry each other, for a marriage license.

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