For Immediate Release
Same-Sex Couples, Faith leaders Celebrate First Anniversary of Marriage
Community members to hold anniversary events across the state, honoring historic milestone
WASHINGTON - What:
Faith leaders, same-sex couples, friends and family will gather across
the state to celebrate in honor of the one-year-anniversary of couples
who married last year when same-sex couples were able to legally marry.
Faith leaders will offer brief remarks, and couples will gather for a
group photo at each event.
Los Angeles: 4 p.m.
West Hollywood Park
647 N. San Vicente Boulevard
San Francisco: 6:30 p.m.
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco
1187 Franklin St, Starr King Room
Fresno: 6 PM
Historic Water Tower in Downtown Fresno
2444 Fresno St.
Inland Empire: 6:30 p.m.
Redlands UCC Church
168 Bellevue Ave.
Orange County: 6 p.m.
Fairview Community Church, Costa Mesa
2525 Fairview Rd.
San Diego: 5:30 p.m.
Mission Hills United Church of Christ
4070 Jackdaw St.
Sacramento: 6 p.m.
Sacramento County Clerk’s Office
600 8th St.
For more information, please visit: www.eqca.org/
Event sponsors include, Equality California, California Faith for
Equality, Marriage Equality USA, Jordan Rustin Coalition, API Equality
– LA, Equality Inland Empire, Redlands United Church of Christ’s
Christians for Marriage Equality, Orange County Equality Coalition,
Equality Action NOW, PFLAG, Courage Campaign- Fresno Equality Team,
Yes! on Equality, and Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry,
California (EQCA) is the largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender-rights advocacy organization in California. In the past
decade, EQCA has strategically moved California from a state with
extremely limited legal protections for LGBT individuals to a state
with some of the most comprehensive civil-rights protections in the
nation. EQCA has passed over 50 pieces of legislation and continues to
advance equality through legislative advocacy, public education and
community empowerment. www.eqca.org
Faith for Equality is a statewide network of clergy and lay leaders
from a diversity of faith traditions who are committed to equality. www.
Equality USA is a national organization whose mission is to secure
legally recognized civil marriage equality for all, at the federal and
state level, without regard to gender identity or sexual orientation. www.