I just heard from some of the other organizers of tomorrow’s rally at Austin City Hall, to cap off Day Without a Gay activities, and we have some great speakers lined up. One of my colleagues from Soulforce, who married in California recently, will be talking about her experience, the executive director of Equality Texas (which does great work) will be speaking, and we’ve even got a rugby player from our own Austin Valkyries appearing. I’ll be speaking too, sharing news of our letter writing campaign, where we’ve encouraged gay and straight supporters of GLBT equality to write a letter to a straight friend, asking him or her to stand with us in support of gay rights.
Remember, since the concept behind Day Without A Gay is to take time out to serve the community, we’re asking that everyone who attend the rally bring canned and non-perishable food items for the Capital Area Food Bank. And if you are able to call in “gay” from work and can spend the whole day in service to the community, there are suggestions available on the Day Without a Gay website.
If you’re in Austin, we’d love to see you at City Hall at 5:30 p.m.