National Equality March

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National Equality March

Logo for the march
Partisipan lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights activists and supporters
Lokasi Washington, D.C.
Tanggal 11 Oktober 2009 (2009-10-11)
(National Coming Out Day)
Hasil Matthew Shepard Act signed into law (October 22);
US President Barack Obama committed to end "Don't ask, don't tell", the US military policy forbidding gays and lesbians to serve openly
Website www.NationalEqualityMarch.com
Rally at the west front of the United States Capitol following a march down Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

National Equality March adalah demonstrasi yang terjadi pada 11 Oktober, 2009 di Washington, D.C.. Mereka meminta perlindungan yang sama kepada masyarakat lesbian, gay, biseksual, dan transgender (LGBT) di semua hal yang diatur oleh hukum sipil di seluruh 50 negara bagian dan District of Columbia.[1] March ini diselenggarakan oleh aktivis David Mixner dan dilaksanakan oleh Cleve Jones,[2] dan diatur oleh Equality Across America dan Courage Campaign.[3] Kip Williams dan Robin McGehee dijadikan sebagai co-director. Ini adalah national march pertama di Washington, D.C. untuk LGBT sejak Millennium March tahun 2000.[4]

Referensi[sunting | sunting sumber]

  1. ^ "National Equality March - Our Single Demand". Equality Across America. Diakses 2009-10-11. 
  2. ^ Cleve Jones Joins Call for National LGBT March on Washington D.C.
  3. ^ Roehr, Bob (2009-10-15). "National Equality March draws 100,000 to DC". Bay Area Reporter. Diakses 2009-10-16. 
  4. ^ "New group wants march on DC". Bay Area Reporter. Diakses 2009-10-11. 

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