Photo gallery: First-ever ‘Witness for Love’ celebration in downtown Leesburg
|More than 30 advocates of same-sex marriage legalization graced the grounds of the Loudoun County Courthouse March 20 to engage in the first-of-its-kind “Witness for Love” event in Leesburg.Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser|
|Susan McGlohn and her daughter Meredith Keppel, both of Leesburg, hold signs showing their support for the the Interfaith Witness for Love, featuring clergy from the Sha'Are Shalom Conservative Jewish Congregation, St. Gabriels Episcopal, St. James United Church of Christ, and the Unitarian Universalist congregations in Sterling and Leesburg. The faith leaders gathered at the Loudoun County Courthouse March 20 to conduct a blessing of same-sex couples whose marriage is not recognized in Virginia.Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser|
|Elethia, of Leesburg, shows her support for the the Interfaith Witness for Love, which was originally scheduled for Valentine's Day but postponed due to a snowstorm. Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser|
|The March 20 "Witness for Love" event was led by People of faith for Equality in Virginia and local clergy leaders, including Anya Sammler-Michael of Unitarian Universialist of Sterling, Rev. Don Prange of St. James United Church of Christ in Lovettsville, Rev. Daniel Rivera of St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church in Leesburg (pictured, left) and Rev. Dr. Robin Gorsline, executive director for POFEV. Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser|
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