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Nov 17 2008

Prop. 8 protests could become national movement

Outrage and anguish over the passage of Proposition 8 has spurred massive street protests throughout California, and leaders of the gay and lesbian community believe the backlash could spark an unprecedented nationwide push for gay rights.

Full article at SFGate.com

UPDATE:  Courtesy of Think Progress

LGBT rights advocates, organized by Join the Impact, turned out in eight countries, 50 states, and 300 cities today (Saturday, Nov. 15) in support of marriage equality, with thousands gathering across California to specifically protest the recent passage of Prop. 8. Signs read “Are you better off now that I can’t marry?” and “The same Bible was used to justify slavery,” referencing the ban’s heavy support from the Mormon church. Some pictures from today’s events:

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Currently, just Massachusetts and Connecticut allow same-sex marriage; all 30 states that have voted on gay marriage have enacted bans. More photos from SFist, Pam’s House Blend, and Good As You.

 

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