President Obama: ‘We Demand Equal Rights NOW’

On Oct. 11, thousands of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and straight people who support full equality in all 50 states marched on Washington. Many of them were part of a new generation of activists who reject the ping-pong, state-by-state fight for rights after Proposition 8 passed last year, and who are impatient with the slow gradualism of national gay rights organizations such as the Human Rights Campaign, and President Obama, who so far hasn’t lived up to his promise to be a “fierce advocate” for gay rights.

This New Left Media film was produced and edited by Chase Whiteside (interviews) and Erick Stoll (camera).

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