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Rally for LGBT Equality in Philadelphia

Event Co-Sponsored by Marriage Equality for Pennsylvania (ME4PA), Marriage Equality USA, and the Delaware Valley Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State (DVAU) and The Summit Coalition of LGBT Leaders and Activists.

Rally in Logan Circle, Philadelphia PA on Saturday September 28 from 12noon to 3pm for LGBT rights. This event takes place on the same day as College Day on the Parkway, so make big signs for all the students to see! Primary event page is here:

Gathering of people to support LGBT equality in Pennsylvania. Topics include: marriage equality, ending legal discrimination, and how college students can get involved to promote fairness and equal protection under the law.

Here's the schedule for tomorrow's rally in Logan Circle! Bring signs and cameras! 

Schedule for Rally for LGBT Equality in PA 
Sept 28, 2013 
12:00 Tom – Open 
12:05 Veronica – Anthem 
12:10 David Moore – Co Founder of Marriage Equality for Pennsylvania
12:15 Award 
12:20 Brian Sims – Pennsylvania House of Representative (182nd District) 
12:25 Tom 
12:30 Janice Rael – Vice President of Delaware Valley Americans United
12:35 Rue Landau – Director of Philadelphia’s Commission on Human Relations 
12:40 Tom & Set Up – Veronica 
12:45 Music – Veronica 
12:50 Music – Veronica 
12:55 Music – Veronica 
1:00 Breakdown & Tom 
1:05 Josh Szczesny – Co Founder of Marriage Equality for Pennsylvania 
1:10 John Hanger – Governor Candidate 
1:15 ACLU& Plaintiffs 
1:20 Andrew Kunka – Americans for Workplace Opportunity 
1:25 Jordan Gwendolyn Davis – Transgender Activist 
1:30 Tom & Set up – Voices of Pride 
1:35 Voices of Pride 
1:40 Voices of Pride 
1:45 Voices of Pride 
1:50 Break down & Tom 
1:55 Nicole LePera and Kristina Furia – Philadelphia LGBTQ Counseling 
2:00 Brian Green - SafeGuards LGBT Health Resource Center 
2:05 Bob Sullivan – Marriage Equality USA (Pennsylvania Exclusive) 
2:10 Brian Silva – Marriage Equality USA (National Org.) 
2:15 Tom & Set up – Gio 
2:20 Music – Gio 
2:25 Music – Gio 
2:30 Music – Gio 
2:35 Mark Cohen – Pennsylvania House of Representative (District 202) 
2:40 Christian Lovehall – Transgender Activist 
2:45 Robert Sargent – Get EQUAL 
2:50 Music – Buddy 
2:55 Music – Buddy 
3:00 Tom Closes

Parking nearby in lot at 19th & Callowhill, behind the Free Library of Philadelphia a 19th & Vine.

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  • Janice R.

    Lots of passersby, no protesters, we had a great rally!

    1 · September 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    What does LGBT stuff have to do with "Critical Thinking · Ethics · Secularism · Atheists · Secular Humanism · Agnostic · Skeptics · Philosophy · Science" ? I'm certainly not against anything that doesn't infringe on my rights It just didn't seem like the focus of the group to me.

    September 27, 2013

    • Janice R.

      Separation of church and state is an LGBT issue and vice versa. Many atheists care about church-state separation issues such as the Church's interference in equal rights for LGBT people.

      1 · September 27, 2013

  • Janice R.

    I just updated the event with the speakers list!! Check it out!

    September 27, 2013

    • Janice R.

      I gotta go after Brian Sims? This is not the first time!! sheesh

      1 · September 27, 2013

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