Saturday, November 15, 2008


On Saturday, November 15th, 2008, 12 noon, over 1000+ citizens of St. Louis and the surrounding region will gather together on the steps of the Old Courthouse in a display of protest against the denial of equal marriage rights to all Americans in regards to the recent outcome of Proposition 8 in California.

Speakers as of Friday November 14th, 9:00 pm:
  • St. Louis City Mayor Slay
  • Ruby Bonner - Exec. Director St. Louis City CREA
  • Scott Emanuel - ACLU of Eastern Missouri
  • Rev. Krista Taves - Emerson UU Church
  • Pamela Merritt - PROMO PAC
  • Steve Houldsworth - Activist
  • Rev. Susan Drake & Rev. Julie Jennings - Original Women Music
  • Missouri Senator Joan Bray
  • A.J. Bockelman - Executive Director of PROMO
  • Jenny Sanchez - Community members
  • Valerie Jackson - MCC of Greater St. Louis
  • Lewis Reed - President, St. Louis City Board of Alderman
  • Miranda Duncan - Representative for County Exec. Charlie Dooley
  • Karen Aroesty - ADL/Hate Crimes Task Force
  • Rabbi James Stone Goodman - Neve Shalom
  • Erise Williams - St. Louis Black Pride
  • Crosby Franklin, GSA Francis Howell H.S.
  • Alexa James, GSA Pattonville High School
  • Darlene Green St Louis City Comptroller
  • DeAndress Green - Assistant to Rep. Jeanette Mott Oxford
  • Sistah Speak - A.J. AKA Taylored Poet
  • Chad Allen - Hollywood and stage actor
  • Philip Deitch - LGBT community leader
  • Bill Donius - Out Chairman of Pulaski Bank
  • Ed Reggi - Actor, Entertainment Producer and Protest Organizer

Make sure you DRESS WARM and bring a thermos of hot tea or coffee. It is predicted to be cold outside but WARM in our hears and souls.

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