Emma Goldman Society For Queer Liberation

...because the most violent element in society is ignorance

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Marriage Boycott
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Now is the moment in American history when same-sex couples have the opportunity to achieve equal rights under the law. However, in order for a minority group to achieve equal rights, progressive members of the majority must stand in solidarity with them.

President Obama has advocated for the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which prohibits the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages - and yet this discriminatory law still stands. Under this act, same-sex couples are denied more than a thousand rights, including the right to visit a dying partner in the hospital. To demonstrate our desire for an immediate repeal of DOMA, we choose not to participate in marriage until everyone can marry.

Stepping into the shoes of past conscientious objectors, boycotters and civil rights activists, we deliberately forego this privilege until it is truly a right for all. We the undersigned vow to boycott marriage until the United States government repeals DOMA.

We won't, until we all can.

Sincerely,
The Undersigned
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121 Daisy Ching
122 Isabella Arzeno
123 Denny Grebe
124 Elizabeth Sibert
125 Michael DiCato
126 David Silva
127 Steven McKillop
128 Erin Hall
129 Kate Kennedy
130 Emily Rials
131 Ana Sofia Guerra
132 Vicky Herrera
133 Elizabeth Mason
134 Zephyr Worthington
135 Andrew Smith
136 Marie Shatara
137 Chloe Castellon
138 Brittany Taylor
139 rebecca daily
140 Amy Harper
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