Gay Rights Activists March 2009!

ladygaga1October 11th, 2009 , Gay Rights Activists, nation wide gathered in Washington, D.C. , to show & tell people their life changing stories & how their sexual orientation had a major impact afterwards. Activists from all across America came to discuss this major hate epidemic, speakers ranged  from musicians to politicians came to share their life changing stories.

Mrs. Judy Shepard stood in front of thousands of people for one heart-wrenching story : 

“I’m here today because I lost my son to hate.”

Her gay son, Matthew Shepard, was kidnapped and severely beaten in October 1998. He died five days later in a hospital. More than a decade later , Judy Shepard addressed the thousands of gay rights activists in Washington who wrapped up Sunday’s National Equality March with a rousing rally at the Capitol. 

No one has the right to tell my son whether or not he can work anywhere. Whether or not he can live wherever he wants to live and whether or not he can be with the one person he loves — no one has that right,” Judy Shepard told the crowd. “We are all Americans. We are all equal Americans, gay, straight or whatever.”

The activists marched through Washington, calling for an end to the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy and equality in marriage.

Later that afternoon, musician and producer Lady GaGa took the stage , she told the press ,’ Yes , she is bi-sexual ‘ she spoke about the rumors and tabloids & how they stated that she is a hermaphrodite. She denied all allegations on the subject. “Obama, I know you are listening,” pop star told the crowd, before shouting, “Are you listening? We will continue to push you and your administration to bring your words of promise to a reality.”

 

 

 

NEWS FROM : CNN.COM

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