As Troy Williams' hands were bound in the plastic ties, cameras flashing and shutter speeds clicking, he said, "this is for the rights of our people and I am happy to do it. Liberty and justice for all." Another protestor said, "when your voice won't be heard in the place that you live, democracy runs on civil servants standing forward making their voices known." When protestor Gail Turpin was asked how she felt being arrested she replied, "I feel just fine. It's time, it's time. It's right."
I hope to share some of the footage with you soon! I have some screen grabs from the footage below you can flip through. I feel incredibly fortunate to be present at this event as I believe that these folks are the example of how this our century's civil rights movement. It is my hope that I can continue to document these courageous and selfless individuals, gay and straight, that see the need for change. In the mean time you, YOU can educate yourself and others by supporting the LGBT organizations in your community. Equality is coming and it will come state by state by state. Let's be on the right side of history.