Equal Love Rally, Melbourne, May 12 2012

Eight years after the Howard Liberal government introduced the delightfully discriminating Marriage Amendment Act (2004), we’re still rallying for marriage equality.

Magda Szubanski was guest of honour at the Equal Love Rally on May 12, 2012:

Magda Szubanski calling for marriage equality

Magda Szubanski calling for marriage equality

Carl Katter was there too:

Carl Katter

Carl Katter

Adam Bandt, Federal MP for Melbourne and Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens returned to speak out for equality:

Adam Bandt - Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens

Adam Bandt – Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens

Dear Julia, my partner Gregory and I have been in a relationship since November 2008. Gregory is a father of two. We want the right to get married. Why does the government not allow us to get married?

Julia, why can't Gregory and I get married?

Julia, why can’t Gregory and I get married?

Even gay zombies want to get married:

Even gay zombies want to get married

Even gay zombies want to get married

Enjoy the excitement of the day – photos on Picasa and Facebook.  View all my Equal Love Rally posts here.  Please contact me if you want to use any of my photos from this event.

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6 Responses to Equal Love Rally, Melbourne, May 12 2012

  1. Grant says:

    I was there and I saw your board too!

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  2. rigbyte says:

    Gillard’s stance is odd indeed. As an atheist she’ll never get the support of the radical christians, muslims and jews. But then, is she an atheist? She has publicly announced her unequivocal support for the quasi theocracies of Israel and the USA. Has she ever given a cogent reason for her decision? Not just ‘I think…”?
    Thanks for the photos.

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  3. rigbyte says:

    Gillard’s stance is odd indeed. As an atheist she’ll never get support from the homophobes of devout muslims, christians and jews. but then i wonder if she is an atheist? if she is, why has she publicly announced her unequivocal and unquestioning support for the quasi theocracies of Israel and the USA? And has anyone ever forced her to give a cogent reason for her refusal to countenance equality? all she ever says is “I think…’

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  4. Jason Beks says:

    Massive thanks to all the well-wishers, encouragers, supporters, photographers and protesters at yesterday’s Equal Love rally. We were absolutely gob-smacked by the tide of warm regard and appreciation. Was a true delight and privilege to walk alongside such lovely souls. Best of luck with your ongoing campaign.
    The ZombieHire.com team

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