Did you call in gay today?
, a loosely organized protest created to draw attention to anti-gay ballot initiatives — including Prop 8, which repealed the right of gays to marry in California — is . Gays and lesbians are encouraged to spend the day for a nonprofit organization or worthy cause.
Not everyone can take the day off, so here are to participate without missing work. There are also rallies being held around the country. In Chicago, the Gay Liberation Network is holding a rally to call for granting marriage licenses to same-sex couples. In San Francicso, a rally and march will be held this evening in the Mission District.