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Live Today: Wizards Wrock for Equality

Posted by: sue
October 24, 2009, 09:18 AM

UPDATE: As just announced, unfortunately John Green is unable to attend as he is a bit under the weather.

Today will see the Harry Potter Alliance in action as they host a  Wizards Wrock for Equality day. As noted previously, this event centers around Maine's Nov. 3 marriage ballot initiative (more on that here) and will also see live performances of Harry and the Potters and Draco and the Malfoys which will be livestreamed all day today here on our joint PotterCast/HPA channel starting shortly at 10:30 am (Eastern) as the HPA leads a (literal) call to action. The schedule of events is as follows:

10:30-11:15: Live streamed Harry and the Potters, Draco and the Malfoys concert at the North Star Cafe in Portland, Maine 225 Congress Street Portland, Maine

11:15 : concert ends. Those in Portland at the North Star Cafe will get trained on canvassing, those watching on will go straight from the concert to John Green. John will train them in the phone banking  - if people aren't in Portland, the phone banking is the most important thing they can do to be part of this - and they can register at

Noon to 5 pm: Volunteers  will be canvassing or phone banking

5 pm to 7 pm: Second live streamed Harry and the Potters and Draco and the Malfoys concert

For more on all the efforts underway, please click here and here to Huffington Post to hear from HPA's own Andrew Slack.

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Posted by Jane_Potter on October 24, 2009, 09:38 AM report to moderator
4056 Points

Cool! 2nd!

Posted by fifi ~::~ ıɟıɟ {WBM!} {ITC!} on October 24, 2009, 09:52 AM report to moderator
8736 Points

John is sick! :(((

Posted by Rumbleroarϟ{WBM!}ǝıʞɔnp! on October 24, 2009, 11:43 AM report to moderator
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Besides the incredible music, this event will bring attention to a critical cause! Many thanks to Wrock and John Green for helping to address and ameliorate the inequality in society.

Posted by Kirk on October 24, 2009, 03:54 PM report to moderator
2422 Points

It’s live now but it’s really late here.

Posted by Mr. Brightside on October 24, 2009, 06:03 PM report to moderator
3271 Points

I’m so happy because this is a livestream that I haven’t missed! :) YAY!

Posted by Half-Blood Princess66[ROAR!] on October 24, 2009, 08:56 PM report to moderator

@simos girl, your not the only Harry Potter fan that disagrees with this. And yes this movement does have a very good chance of taking away (or at least trying to take away) the freedom of others to accomplish this goal. See this article for more info (warning it is written by a religious man). Take a look at the Yogyakarta Principles. Which call for governments among other things to interfere with religions to force them into tolerating this behavior in their doctrine. I stopped reading Mugglenet because of their focus on politics. Apparently after something like 7+ years of Leaky its looking like maybe I will say goodbye too. After the tar and feathering of SVA and this recent equality kick well… the magic has gone out. nox

Posted by lurk3r on October 24, 2009, 11:47 PM report to moderator
36743 Points

And what about the Harry Potter fans who don’t support this equality movement?

Posted by simos girl {WBM} ~Lemon~ on October 25, 2009, 01:58 AM report to moderator
312 Points

Omg a stream I didn’t miss.

Posted by Lucida on October 25, 2009, 02:09 AM report to moderator
16832 Points

Awesome!!! I must stream this!!!

Posted by gingersnape on October 25, 2009, 02:21 AM report to moderator
216 Points

Watching the streaming! Legalize love!

Posted by Scarlet~Phoenix on October 25, 2009, 02:54 AM report to moderator
3455 Points

crap! i just missed it! that really stinks…kinda goes along with the dreary day it has been! i hope john feels better!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on October 25, 2009, 03:57 AM report to moderator
421 Points

I definitely had the times mixed up for the morning conference….darn.

Posted by siriusismyhero on October 25, 2009, 04:11 AM report to moderator
943 Points

Awesome…I love WROCK!

Posted by Lloyd on October 25, 2009, 04:58 AM report to moderator
259 Points

sweet!! two concerts in one day!! I remember when they were touring around the world…

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