Gay advocate groups Queer Rising and Latinos United for Marriage Equality held a rally in Manhattan’s Union Square. Among the speakers; actor and activist Wilson Cruz, New York Sen. Adriano Espaillat, Assemblyman Guillermo Linares, Josh Vandiver and his husband Henry Velandia.
Gay marriage advocates, including Latinos United for Marriage Equality, rallied on Sunday.
“Our demand today is simple and reasonable: bring Marriage Equality to a vote on Monday,” said Jake Goodman of the group Queer Rising, in a statement.
The group held a “Last Day of Marriage Inequality” rally in Manhattan’s Union Square, where supporters carried signs that read “‘I do'” support marriage equality” and “Be a leader: introduce the bill.”
New Yorkers United for Marriage also held rallies around the state.
The stakes are especially high because New York would become the most populous U.S. state to allow gay marriage approved by lawmakers, spelling a huge gay rights victory.
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