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By Brittany Doohan

On Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 6:30pm, nearly 2500 fellow gay, straight and bisexual San Franciscans gathered at Harvey Milk Plaza (on Castro and Market) for the historic March 4 Equality. LGBT activists and supporters marched to city hall demanding that Prop 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) be shut down by the U.S. Supreme Court, which was heard on March 26th and 27.

With plenty of rainbow garb and some pretty clever signs saying, "God Loves Fags," "What would Harvey do?" and "I liked it but I couldn't put a ring on it,” San Franciscans sure do rally with passion and flair.


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Even though it started small (and a half an hour late due to rush hour traffic), the crowd of enthusiastic supporters and politicians filled the streets with banners, chants and cheers. A police escort protected marchers as they waved rainbow flags and chanted, "Gay, straight, black, white, marriage is a civil right."


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San Francisco DJ, Page Hodel was on the ones and twos rocking upbeat tunes and City Hall chief march organizer, Gregg Cassin, was the emcee.

The march was organized by a group of volunteers whose goal was to bring all activists and supporters to the streets nationwide. You can learn more about the movement here: www.lighttojustice.org

Did you march on Monday?


[Photo: San Francisco Facebook page]