Wizards Wrock 4 Equality

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Oct 16, 2009

Posted by Melissa Anelli

As already noted in the Wall Street Journal this morning, the HP Alliance and wizard rock bands are performing a “Wrock 4 Equality” rally over the next two weekends. You can catch special coverage on the Internet via our joint Leaky/HPA channel at livestream.com/pottercast.
At 3pm this Sunday, October 18, you can join Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood in the HP films), Paul DeGeorge (Harry and the Potters), Lauren Fairweather (The Moaning Myrtles) and Brian Ross (Draco and the Malfoys), who are acting heads of house for the HPA, for a one-day House Cup competition combining equality efforts with points earned.
Then, on Oct 24, wrock bands Harry and the Potters and Draco and the Malfoys will perform in Maine; the concert will be streamed online at http://www.livestream.com/pottercast. After the concert, attendees in Portland will canvass and those watching online will have the opportunity to phone bank with Mass. and Maine Equality foundations. A second concert will close the day out.
The effort centers around Maine’s Nov. 3 marriage ballot initiative. Full details may be found at http://thehpalliance.org/wrock4equality.





44 Responses to Wizards Wrock 4 Equality

Avatar ImagePaintTheSky says: I also believe it's great that Evanna is taking part, but it would be a double whammy if Daniel Radcliffe would lend his hand as well. We all know how supportive he is of the gay community after that interview with the Advocate and his support of the Trevor Project.Avatar ImageGF_of_Seamus says: this sounds awesome!!Avatar Imagehpfan20 says: Awesome! :)Avatar Imagepfowlerp says: This is great!! Too bad I can't attend either of the actuall events :( I'll just have to settle for the live stream!!Avatar ImageRowling Stones says: awesome! can't wait to see h &the ps Avatar ImageBewareoftheNargles says: Sounds like fabulous fun and for a great cause. I'll try and get on on Sunday, but what time is that in the UK?Avatar Imagehumbert0 says: They Wrock!!!Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: sounds interesting!!!Avatar ImageCatherine says: sounds wonderful! go HPA!Avatar Imagejayrkreisler says: great...:)Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: It is nothing short of absolutely wonderful that Wrock bands and Evanna Lynch are devoting their time and energy to supporting this necessary and critical cause!Avatar Imagedeadtree says: wow, that's amazing. And with Evanna Lynch there, that's really special. Avatar ImagePaintTheSky says: I'm so excited this is happening! Wish I could be there.Avatar Imagesimos says: first comment!Avatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: awesum :) :)Avatar ImageJane_Potter says: awesome!!!Avatar ImageSmitch says: Awesome! Wrock for a great cause. I love it :) Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: Wrock on dudes!Avatar ImageJessSnape says: Definitely sounds like somewhere I'd be... alas Nebraska is not close to Maine:(Avatar Imagekiwimci says: Hopefully this has a better result than the California one, it's time for marriage equalityAvatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: I love how Evanna takes part in all these things... wish some of the other actors would too. Wrock on everyone! :)Avatar ImageBrosia23 says: See, wizards love Muggles. This proves it.Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: Go wizard rock! I hope I can go to the one in Edinburgh in december since it will be my only chance.Avatar ImageLunaSpecs says: It's so great that these shows are happening. Maybe Dan Radcliffe can lend support from afar? Regardless, he is doing some wonderful things for gay rights. Avatar ImageLloyd says: Cool ...uh... stuff.Avatar Imagemjkalldaway says: wrock on! i wish more people would participate though from Potter...Avatar ImageRavenclaw98 says: wrock on people!!Avatar Imagebutterbeer bottle says: This sound great!Avatar Imagemagicmaniac says: awesome!Avatar Imagealicia00 says: coolAvatar Imageginevrapotter07 says: Wow, the wrockers are very lucky. They get to be with Evanna Lynch? Awe, that's so great of her for participating. :) Again, I wish I can go.Avatar ImageBradyboy says: awesome finally a wrock concert where I live.. so pumped up!!Avatar ImageMinihippogriff says: Is it 3 pm EST?Avatar ImageJTEL99 says: Good for Evanna Lynch. Such cool people! :DAvatar Imagepalantiriel says: BewareoftheNargles, I think it's 8pm for us in the UK!Avatar ImageJaeliaVerdette says: SQUEEEEEE!!!! YES!!Avatar ImageJaeliaVerdette says: I've never been to a WRock concert either so I really hope I can go b/c my friends and I will be in NYC that day so maybe we can take a really, really, really long car trip up to Maine to see them!!!!! Or maybe I'll just have to wait....=/Avatar Imageelaphantluv34 says: Maybe I'll actually get to go to a Wrock concert (I've never been)! But they seriously need to go to NH!Avatar Imagehermionenluna says: want to listen!!Avatar Imagehermionenluna says: want to listen!!Avatar ImageHBPFan says: Sounds interesting!Avatar ImageLeeann says: Sounds awesome.Avatar Imagejeannemcl says: This Mainer won't be able to attend, but I will certainly do my part on election day. If there are any other Mainers out there, remember to vote NO on Question 1 to support and defend gay marriage. Avatar Imageearyn says: This is an amazing effort for a great cause. I'll be watching on Saturday!

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