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Queer "DAY X" Protests Planned
by The Ghost of Harvey Milk
Monday Feb 23rd, 2004 8:33 PM
Emergency Community Response: When Equal Marriage Rights End in SF
Queer "DAY X" protests will commence the night the courts block equal marriage rights for gays in San Francisco, the following night, and maybe the night after that...

This will be an emergency community response: we demand an end to discrimination!

DAY X: Meet at City Hall as soon as the decision is announced, Polk Street side, for a candle-light vigil, rally, and march

DAY X+1: The following night, at 7:00 P.M., meet at Castro and Market for a rally and march

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by KW
Wednesday Mar 3rd, 2004 4:37 PM

U.S. Cities and Townships That Rely On The LGBT Tourist Dollar

We, the undersigned, pledge to boycott the following gay resort towns to protest their irresponsible lack of action in allowing equal rights for committed same-sex couples to marry. Until they begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples who request them, we will use our considerable power as consumers to keep our gay dollars and spend them in cities and towns that have committed to full citizenship rights for same-sex citizens. We will not be treated as less than equal in towns that depend so heavily on our patronage!

We urge the domestic and international lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community to not vacation or visit the following American towns:

Key West, FL
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Provincetown, MA
West Hollywood, CA
Palm Springs, CA
Asheville, NC
Cherry Grove (Fire Island), NY
Miami Beach, FL
Saugatuck, MI
Ogunquit, ME

Instead, we urge the domestic and international LGBT community to spend their money in the following U.S. cities and towns that have committed fully to equal rights:

New Paltz, NY
San Francisco, CA
Portland, OR

As various cities and towns comply with our wishes, we urge you to end your boycott of them. But until that time, we say NOT ONE QUEER DOLLAR, NOT ONE QUEER CENT!!! We Will Not Remain Apathetic As You Grow Rich Off Our Backs!

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