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  •  My husband borrowed the Dumbledore sign (10+ / 0-)

    Although since your thumb is in the way, I can't tell if that's him in your picture or not.

    He's in DC for the Pop Culture Association conference, but the PCA/ACA folks all took a bit of time out to go visit the rallies.

    The Cake is a lie. In Pie there is Truth. ~ Fordmandalay

    by catwho on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 06:55:51 PM PDT

    •  That's cool. I think I have a full picture in a (3+ / 0-)
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      Video. If I find it, I'll screen cap it.

      •  Thanks for your report (4+ / 0-)
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        Very nice! The best sign I heard about was one that said, " gay people should have the right to be just as miserable as I make my husband." I must remember to mention it to the LH.

        I have a question: do you know what is the significance of the pink-on-red version of the HRC equality symbol (which is ordinarily yellow-on-blue)? It seems to be spreading on FB like a virus.

        "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."........ "The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little." (yeah, same guy.)

        by sidnora on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 07:34:20 PM PDT

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        •  Not 100% sure (2+ / 0-)
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          There was an image that got passed around yesterday, though, that had Atlanta saturated to dark red, and it said, "Let's paint the town red, Atlanta! Show your support for marriage equality!"

          As for red in particular, I don't know.  Perhaps because of the association with romantic love?

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          The Cake is a lie. In Pie there is Truth. ~ Fordmandalay

          by catwho on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 08:18:48 PM PDT

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        •  Red for love, I've heard. (6+ / 0-)

          And oh yeah, it's viral.

          I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one opening friends' Friend list pages and scanning down for that icon. Found out a lot of people I hadn't wanted to reconnect with because We Grew Up In Conservative Country have actually had paths similar to mine... and are sporting the icon at the moment.

          Prayers and best wishes to those in Japan.

          by Cassandra Waites on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 10:32:46 PM PDT

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          •  Thanks - (0+ / 0-)

            my FB page was full of friends with no other ID!

            It wasn't immediately obvious if you don't spend much time there (I don't) - a gay friend and I were equally puzzled yesterday.

            "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."........ "The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little." (yeah, same guy.)

            by sidnora on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 07:14:32 AM PDT

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