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Over 60 co-organizers to participate in National Equality Rally at Independence Hall

Update from National Equality Rally:

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The National Equality Rally at Independence Hall announced that over 60 Co-Organizers have registered to March for Equality on Independence Mall on Sunday, May 3, 2009.

“The National Equality Rally was launched in February. Every day organizations from across the nation are joining the March for Equality,” stated Malcolm Lazin, Executive Director of Equality Forum.

The regional, state, national and international organizations participating include:

  • Ally Action
  • Boulder Pride
  • CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers
  • Cheltenham High School Alliance
  • Equality Federation
  • Gay and Lesbian Latino Aids Education Initiative (GALEI)
  • Georgia Interfaith Alliance
  • Global Justice Ministry of MCC
  • J.U.S.T for Youth Coalition
  • Kentucky Equality Federation
  • New Hampshire Freedom to Marry
  • Philadelphia Family Pride
  • Queer Justice league
  • Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN)
  • South Carolina Pride Alliance
  • Trans-Health Information Project (TIP)
  • U Penn Queer Student Alliance
  • The Womyn’s Village

Gay Pioneers Frank Kameny and Lilli Vincenz will lead the March for Equality. Leaders will carry their organization’s name on pole-mounted placards. Activists, participants and straight allies will be offered American and rainbow flags. After completion of the March, activists, organizations, and allies will fill in Independence Mall for a one-hour high-impact Rally.

Regional, state and national organizations, people of color, progressive religious institutions, high school and college GSAs and straight ally organizations are invited to be Co-Organizers without cost.

For a complete list of National Equality Rally Co-Organizers and to find out how to participate, visit www.nationalequalityrally.org.  For information about Equality Forum 2009, visit www.equalityforum.com.

For the latest updates, news and more about the National Equality Rally join the NER Facebook Group, follow the NER on Twitter, and subscribe to the Equality Forum YouTube channel.

Equality Forum is a national and international GLBT civil rights organization with an educational focus. The National Equality Rally at Independence Hall will be held on the concluding day of Equality Forum 2009 (April 27 to May 3), with over 50 programs. There is no registration fee and all panels are free.

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