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At The National Equality March [VIDEO]

With clear skies and temperatures that pushed into in the mid-90s, today tens of thousands of LGBT activists marched past the White House, where it appeared that rooftop snipers were keeping a wary eye on the boisterous and often hilarious anti-Trump action, which included rousing chants of “Shame! Shame! Shame!” See some of my photos below and check out the ...

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Log Cabin Republicans Mock National Equality March

CNN reports: Two years after the White House was adorned in rainbow colors to commemorate the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, gay rights activists and lawmakers are preparing to march on Washington again, saying the current President threatens to erase those gains. Gay rights activists plan to air their concerns at the “Equality March for Unity and Pride” ...

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Record Crowds Forecast For DC This Weekend

The Washington Blade reports: Organizers of D.C.’s annual Capital Pride parade and festival scheduled for June 10 and 11 and more than a dozen related events such as dance parties, art exhibits and D.C. Latino Pride events that began June 3 were expected to draw as many as 200,000 people or more from the Mid-Atlantic region. And with the national ...

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World Net Daily Attacks “Fascist” Equality March

Notorious hater Linda Harvey writes for World Net Daily: There’s a national homosexual “Equality March” in Washington, D.C., on June 11. Equality? Really? This movement is backing down from its current goal of tyranny and supremacy, and actually seeking equality? That would be a relief for America, where most people are fed up with bullying by those proud of chosen ...

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WASHINGTON: National Equality March Organizers Issue Route Map, Seek Donations And Volunteers

From the National Equality March: Today, the Equality March for Unity and Pride, a grassroots movement to center the most marginalized in the LGBTQ+ communities, released the map and route details for its June 11th march. The starting location will be on I (Eye) Street between 17th and 14th Street NW. Beginning at 10:00am ET, marchers will walk south on ...

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National Equality March Site Goes Live

The website for the National Equality March went live last night with a listing of nearly 40 sister marches. They write: The “Equality March for Unity & Pride” is a grassroots movement which will mobilize the diverse LGBTQ+ communities to peacefully and clearly address concerns about the current political landscapes and how it is contributing to the persecution and discrimination ...

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Details Emerge For National Equality March

The National Equality March in Washington DC is just five weeks away and only in the last few days have some details trickled out. From an announcement posted to Facebook on Friday: The Equality March for Unity and Pride named a diverse group of leaders with years of advocacy and community mobilization in LGBTQ+ liberation movements across the country and ...

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NEM Co-Directors Resign In Controversy Over Future Of Equality Across America

National Equality March co-directors Kip Williams and Robin McGehee have resigned from Equality Across America as the future of the new activism group becomes cloudy. Bil Browning at the Bilerico Project reports: EAA founder Cleve Jones confirmed that both activists had stepped down from their leadership positions. Everyone involved agreed that the parting of ways resulted from concerns about financial ...

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HomoQuotable – Michelangelo Signorile

“The march in fact has only made us all stronger as a movement. We were able to organize in a few months, using new media, and got 200,000 people to D.C. without spending much on traditional advertising. David Mixner is to be lauded for his passion and putting the idea out there. Cleve Jones, for his vision and his steadfastness ...

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Whatcha Thinkin’ About, Rev. Terry?

JMG reader Marli sends us this picture of Rev. Randall Terry straddling a gory abortion placard as he screams into the face of a gay man about the disgustness of hot, hot homo sex. Looks like Rev. Terry has a little sumpin’ sumpin’ going on down there.

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Open Thread Thursday

If you went, tell us about your experience at the National Equality March.

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Anti-Gay Preacher Randall Terry At The National Equality March

Noted asshat and anti-abortionist Randall Terry has just posted this clip of he and his fellow bigots harassing the attendees of the National Equality March.

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VIDEO: DADT Victims Lay Wreath At Tomb Of Unknown Soldier

JMG reader Sean Chapin is back from the National Equality March and sends us this clip of Lt. Dan Choi and other victims of DADT laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. Sobering stuff.

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Cleve Jones Speaks At The NEM

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Lt. Dan Choi Speaks At The NEM

Dan Choi needs to run for public office.

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Judy Shepard Speaks At The NEM

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Cynthia Nixon Speaks At The NEM

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Lady Gaga Speaks At The NEM

And here’s her performance at the HRC dinner.

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David Mixner Speaks At NEM

The crowd looks great! (Via – Inside, Looking Out)

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Early Reports: 250,000 At NEM

According to as yet unsubstantiated reports coming in via Twitter, some are estimating the crowd size as “upwards of 250,000.” The hashtag #NEM is the second-highest trending topic on Twitter at the moment. (Photo via Twitter user DeliciouslyRico)

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