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National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FEBRUARY 24, 2004
12:53 PM
CONTACT:  National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Newsroom: 323-857-8751
 
Community Rallies & Press Conferences to Denounce President Bush's Call for an Anti-Same-Sex Marriage Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
 

NEW YORK - February 24 - Rallies and Press Conferences Announced in New York and Los Angeles

NEW YORK

WHEN: TONIGHT! February 24, 2004 - 6:00pm

WHERE: LGBT Community Center  1st Floor

208 West 13th Street

New York, NY

WHAT: Press Conference & Community Rally

WHO: Community & Political Leaders

SPONSORED BY & SPEAKERS FROM: (List in formation)

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Empire State Pride Agenda

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center, NYC

Mano a Mano

NYC Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project

ALSO SUPPORTED BY:

Al-Fatiha

Family Pride Coalition

GLAAD

LOS ANGELES RALLY & PRESS CONFERENCE

WHEN: TONIGHT! February 24, 2004 - gather at 6:30pm, Press Conference & Rally at 7:00pm

WHERE: Corner of Santa Monica & San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood

WHAT: Press Conference & Community Rally

WHO: Community & Political Leaders

SPEAKERS FROM & SPONSORED BY: (List in formation)

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force - Sheri A. Lunn, Director of Communications

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center - Lorri L. Jean, CEO

City of West Hollywood - Abbe Land

Bienestar

Lambda Legal - Jon Davidson, Senior Counsel

Metropolitan Community Church - Rev. Troy Perry, founder

Black AIDS Institute - Vallerie Wagner, Operations Director

International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Coalition - Surina Khan, former Executive Director

ALSO SUPPORTED BY:

Al-Fatiha

Asian Pacific Islanders for Human Rights

Beth Hayim Hadashim

Congregation Kol Ami

Equality California

Family Pride Coalition

Gay Clergy Alliance of West Hollywood

GLAAD

 

Just Announced! San Francisco Rally

Protest Bush's declaration of war against queers!

EMERGENCY COMMUNITY RESPONSE:

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24th, 6:00 PM

CASTRO AND MARKET STREETS, SAN FRANCISCO

RALLY AND MARCH TO CITY HALL

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