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LGBT Civil Rights Vigil: "Add 4 Words"

Permanent Link | Posted by Front Desk on June 23, 2014 4:57 PM

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When:
Monday, June 30th at 8:30pm

Where:
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, Washington, District of Columbia

Why:
In D.C. on Monday, June 30th, at 8:30 p.m., community activists will gather at the MLK Memorial to herald LGBT civil rights heroes Bayard Rustin & Eleanor Roosevelt, lift up our fallen children, and call for 4 Words: "sexual orientation & gender identity" (SO&GI) to be added to the 1964 Civil Rights Act, marking its 50th Anniversary in July.

Please Bring:
1. Pictures (of our fallen LGBT children, and of LGBT human rights heroes)
2. Posters: "FOUR WORDS" or "ADD 4 WORDS"
3. Flashlights
4. Rainbow Flags
5. Joy and Enthusiasm for Equality.

Check out the Facebook event page here.

HOSTED BY:
-- The Equality Pledge Network
www.LGBTequalityNOW.org
-- The American Equality Bill (AEB) Project
http://bit.ly/AEBfb
-- The Walk Across America
http://walk.usfreedomring.com/
-- Others TBA.


LGBT HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS:
1. BAYARD RUSTIN:
(Black Civil Rights, Poverty, Anti-War)
http://bit.ly/RustinCRAlegacy
2. ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
(Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
http://bit.ly/LesbianHistory
3. SUSAN B. ANTHONY
(Abolitionist/Anti-slavery)
4. JANE ADAMS
(Co-founder, ACLU)

 



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