Prop 8 rallies on Nov. 15 spur new wave of activism

Overmyer, Ove
December 2008
Empty Closet;Dec2008/Jan2009, Issue 419, p1A
The article reports on the demonstration of gay marriage rights supporters in various U.S. cities to protest the Proposition 8 that overturned gay marriage in California on November 15, 2008. They gathered at public buildings to express their frustrations and renew calls for change. In Monroe County, Rochester, New York, 300 protesters participated in the demonstration which included speeches from local government officials, activists, labor unions and priests. Attendees were informed about the rally through social-networking site Facebook.


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