Sunday, October 11, 2009

Video Highlights from Today's National Equality March on Washington, DC

It is estimated that 200,000 people gathered on the steps of the Capitol today in what the New York Times is calling the largest protest of it's kind in over decade.

The National Equality March was a grassroots effort to pull together a protest for LGBT rights. It seems to have worked.  Speakers included politicians, celebs and community organizers and the event was covered by all the big, national media today.  Those who spoke include Lady Gaga, Cleve Jones, Dustin Lance Black, Judy Shephard, Cynthia Nixon and more.  

This came the day after President Obama spoke at an HRC dinner in Washington, DC last night. Most of the comments from the podium today challenged the president to put words into action.

Here are video highlights Part One.  Look for Part Two tomorrow.

And here's some photos:

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jennifer said...

Excellent edit and great pix! Thanks!

Adi said...

Amazing! Thanks for sharing the great photos, JD.