Help Get Out the Vote One Last Time on November 6, 2012!

SOSea’s March for Marriage Event/Photo: Steph Brusig

The Seattle Lesbian and Social Outreach Seattle will help canvass Capitol Hill on Election Day 2012 in a last ditch effort to secure marriage equality in Washington State.

“This is a landmark year for securing our rights here in Washington State and we need every last moment available to make this fight result favorably for equality,” said Sarah Toce, editor-in-chief of The Seattle Lesbian and co-director of Social Outreach Seattle. “When a minority’s rights are being voted on by the majority, it’s never okay. We are going to make history in Washington State and every single vote will count.”

The two powerhouse Seattle institutions and their supporters will gather at 4am on Tuesday, November 6 at the Washington United for Marriage headquarters on Capitol Hill. The exact location is 517 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122. Volunteers will deliver leaflets to targeted voters until around 6:30am. Coffee and refreshments will be supplied by Washington United for Marriage.

“It’ll be early, but we’ll be ready,” said Toce. “Just imagine how great you’ll feel watching the results on election night and knowing that you had a hand in getting those last few votes in.”

Anyone interested in participating in this event should RSVP on the official Facebook page here.

The Seattle Lesbian (TSL) is a daily online news magazine operating from offices in the Pacific Northwest, and reaching communities spanning continents around the world. TSL has changed the landscape of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) life by providing thought-provoking content with substantial relevancy on various angles of discussion and advocacy.

Social Outreach Seattle (SOSea) is a coalition of LGBTQ and allied persons who care about the issues, politics, and social inequalities that exist in the world. Since July 2012, founding members have worked with local LGBTQ and allied businesses, orgs, clubs, groups and individuals that believe in the SOSea mission. SOSea is governed by a dedicated group of local LGBTQ and allied committee members.

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