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National Equality March: Why We Are Marching On Washington

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National Equality March: Why We Are Marching On Washington

National Equality March
October 10-11, 2009
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Washington, D. C.
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Radical Faerie Activists Announce Equality March Gathering Schedule

A Call to all Radical Faeries, Friends, Family, and Supporters To
Gather in Washington, D. C. For Full Civil Rights and Spiritual
Equality

Equality March Gathering

Please Pass this On

Greetings and Blessings to all

An invitation

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Who we are:

Radical Faeries, or Faes, are a loosely affiliated world wide network of GLBTQ people and friends seeking to "reject hetero-imitation" and redefine gay identity; many are also pagans or members of counterculture and activist movements. The Radical Faerie movement started in the United States among gay men during the 1970s sexual
revolution. The movement has spread throughout the world and today embodies a wide spectrum of genders and sexual orientations. Radical Faerie communities are Congregational, generally inspired by but not limited to aboriginal, native or traditional spirituality. People of all faiths are welcome community members.
More here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radical_Faeries


Why we are Marching:

We are guaranteed equal protection by the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution. Free and equal people do not bargain for or prioritize our rights, so we are coming to DC this October 10-11 to demand equal protection in all matters governed by civil law in all 50 states. Now.
The march is not our final destination. It is our first step toward building a national grassroots network that will continue organizing until we have achieved full equality.
We ask you to join us in this effort as we execute this monumental and extremely important gathering of Activist Radical Faeries and friends from across the land and across the seas.

With our collective energies and empowered numbers, we can send a clear and strong message of positive energy and a call for equality to our government,across the nation,around the globe, and to our spiritual Universe.

The Schedule:

Saturday October 10th

Spiritual Sunset and Twilight Gathering and Evening Drum Circle at the Washington Monument
Place: The National Mall, North Side of The Washington Monument North Area at 16th St, NW and Constitution Avenue, NW
Smithsonian or McPherson Square Metro Stops
Gather, circle, and drum West of the entrance to the Prayer Vigil for The Earth, to which we are also invited. You will see the tents and tee-pees.
We are invited to attend, and we may be invited to drum at their sacred fire later on after dark.
"We are happy to invite you to enjoy and celebrate the 17th annual 2009 Prayer Vigil for the Earth where the theme is "Harmony with the Earth and Harmony with each other around the Circle." We welcome you to join our community, which is comprised of people from diverse spiritual and religious traditions who share their ancient ceremonies
with each other."
The website and more information here:
http://www.oneprayer.org/
Time: Gather just ahead of sunset, 6:38 PM Eastern onward, into the twilight and darkness. (Twilight ends at 7:04 PM Eastern.)
Begin drumming when the sun touches the horizon.
Bring your candles, drums, bells, pots and pans and spoons. You may want to bring a newspaper or plastic bag to sit on and a bottle of water.
If the police ask us to move, we will move inside the permitted Prayer Vigil For The Earth, to which we are invited.
We will drum and send a clear and strong message of positive energy and a call for equality to our government, across the nation around the globe, and to our spiritual Universe up through the towering Washington Monument.

Sunday October 11th

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