What did it take to achieve marriage equality in New York?
Follow unintentional archivist Fred Anguera as he documents Marriage Equality New York (est. 1996) - the nation's oldest grassroots marriage equality organization on its journey to legalizing love. From rallies and marches, through a cross-country tour of New York, to the signing of the 2011 Marriage Equality Act, this all-volunteer grassroots organization was a driving force for the cause in the streets and with state politicians
History in the Making highlights many of the organization and movement activists including Edie Windsor, Cathy Marino-Thomas, Ron Zacchi, as well as celebrities like Margaret Cho and Cynthia Nixon and local politicians like Assemblyman Danny O'Donnell, Senator Thomas Duane, Speaker Christine Quinn, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
- Christine Quinn (former Speaker, NYC City Council)
- Tom Duane (former NYS Senator)
- Cathy Marino-Thomas (former President, MENY / MEUSA)
- Fred Anguera (Director)
- Brian Silva (Executive Director, MEUSA)
HOST COMMITTEE & PARTNERS (as of 10/20)
Brian Silva * Tomek Siergiejuk * Jennifer Macdonald * Matt Koehler * Derrick Brown
Dustin Ling * Karen Potter * Brett Hemmerling * Joseph Vitale * Michael Ridgway Jones
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