Transgender activists and LGBT people of color were brought into leadership positions. Babs Siperstein, pioneering N. At the rally, Lady Gaga raised her right fist and shouted, "Bless God and bless the gays. Retrieved October 14, Retrieved November 8, First, whether or not a march should take place.
There were a series of workshops, including one on tactics for repealing " Don't Ask, Don't Tell ", a law prohibiting gays and lesbians from serving openly in the armed forces.
What Bill McKibben learned from the gay rights march
As thousands descend on Washington, D. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Views Read Edit View history. About 1, same-sex couples assembled at the National Museum of Natural History with, according to the Washington Post"a dozen ministers, organ music, photographers and rice". Wikimedia Commons has media related to National Equality March. First, whether or not a march should take place.
Retrieved June 16, Views Read Edit View history. Twenty Years of Progress. Matthew Shepard, 21, a gay college student from Wyoming, was tortured, tied to a fence post and left to die 11 years ago. Matthew Shepard is to be memorialized by legislation that would expand the definition of federal hate crimes to include sexual orientation. The University of Chicago Press. Here, we take a look back through the photographic archives of the Blade at five previous major LGBT demonstrations in D.