NY Flag To Fly Over Castro To Celebrate SSM In New York

To mark marriage equality in New York State, the state’s flag will fly over the Castro this Sunday to celebrate the first day of SSM in that state.

From Bay Area Reporter:

A Castro merchants group has approved a request to fly the New York State flag this weekend in honor of the Empire State’s move to allow same-sex couples to wed.

The Merchants of Upper Market and Castro’s board last week unanimously voted to support adding an official New York State flag below the over-sized Rainbow Flag that currently flies over the heart of San Francisco’s gayborhood.

“With all that has gone on in California the board feels this is something we should do. We want to show solidarity with our brothers and sisters in New York,” said banker Steve Adams, MUMC’s president

Read more at BAR.

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