Adelaide says #VoteYes — a photo story.

Words & photos by Jenny Nguyen

SATURDAY, 16 September was a warm and pleasant afternoon of clear skies and rainbow flags. Oh, and in excess of 5000 people marching in support of marriage equality outside Parliament House, North Terrace.

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Aerial shot of the rally
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King William Road filled to the brim with protestors
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‘Jesus didn’t discriminate’
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Plenty of DIY signs were waved proudly in the air
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On the other side of North Terrace, the Rundle street preachures held their signs up.
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The cops were on hand to intervene on discourse
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Plenty of unions were out in support of marriage equality, including the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU).

The rally concluded with a march from Parliament House to Victoria Square/Tarndanyangga.

And on Sunday, the Australian Marriage Equality (AME) convened in Rundle Mall to launch the #postyouryes campaign. The event received cross-facional support from Sarah Hansen-Young (Senator, Australian Greens), Christopher Pyne (Member for Sturt, Liberal Party of Australia) and Penny Wong (Senator, Australian Labor Party). The campaign encourages people to send back their surveys to Australia Post.

The rally was a huge spectacle, gathering numbers in excess of 5000. There is a second marriage equality rally planned for Sunday 22 October.

On Dit encourages its readership to participate in democracy and most importantly, vote yes (and return your ballots, too).

Adelaide University student magazine since 1932. Edited by Nicholas Birchall, Felix Eldridge, Taylor Fernandez and Larisa Forgac. Email us at onditmag@gmail.com

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