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Over 250 Same Sex Couples “Mock” Marry To Protest Ohio’s DOMA Law in Cleveland, OH

Thousands of Ohioans gay, straight, and bi-sexual came together to protest the state of Ohio’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage at a rally/protest on the steps of Cleveland’s City Hall with 250 same sex couples participating in a “mock” wedding ceremony which included eight priests and ministers reciting marriage vows to couples in protest 

The afternoon ceremony followed more than an hour of speeches by activists on the steps of Cleveland City Hall, where a gay pride flag flew under the American flag.

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Will Kohler is one of America's best known LGBT historians, He is also a a accredited journalist and the owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced on such notable media venues as BBC News, CNN, MSNBC, The Washington Post, The Daily Wall Street Journal, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story. Back2Stonewall has been recently added to the Library of Congress' LGBTQ+ Studies Web Archive. Mr. Kohler is available for comment, interviews and lectures on LGBT History. Contact: Will@Back2Stonewall.com

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