Activists March across Brooklyn Bridge for Marriage Equality

Hundreds of people marched across the Brooklyn Bridge Sept. 14 in support of marriage equality for same-sex couples. 

The marchers included out City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and city Comptroller William Thompson, Jr.

The New York state Assembly has passed a bill to legalize same-sex marriage but the measure has stalled in the state Senate.

New York state recognizes the marriages of same-sex couples who marry in states and countries where they can – California, Massachusetts, Belgium, Canada, the Netherlands, Spain and South Africa.

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