Prop 8 Ruling Expected; Rallies and Gatherings Set Across the Nation

Organizers around the country are planning rallies in anticipation of today’s ruling in the historic Perry v. Schwarzenegger case challenging California’s Proposition 8 in federal court.  This is a partial list of those rallies, from journalist Rex Wockner.

All times are local. Rex will be providing updates on his blog throughout the day, and we'll update our list as new information becomes available.

Major cities in California:

LOS ANGELES: 6 p.m. | West Hollywood Park | 647 N. San Vicente (There will also be a gathering on Olvera St at 8 p.m.)

SAN DIEGO: March: 6 p.m. @ 6th & University | Rally: 7 p.m. @ LGBT Community Center | 3909 Centre St

SAN FRANCISCO: 5 p.m. | Castro & Market | March to City Hall | Rally: 6:45 p.m.

SACRAMENTO: 6 p.m. | Party | K & 21st |
(NOTE: If Judge Vaughn Walker  rules against marriage equality, there will be a march to the Capitol)

SAN JOSE: 6 p.m. | Billy DeFrank Center | 983 the Alameda

LONG BEACH: 6 p.m. | Bixby Park | Junipero & Cherry @ Broadway

Other cities in California:

BAKERSFIELD: 5 p.m | Outback Steakhouse | Stockdale Hwy & Village Lane

CONCORD: 6 p.m. | Todos Santos Plaza | Willow Pass & Grant

FRESNO: 7:30 p.m. | City Hall

INLAND EMPIRE (Rancho Cucamonga): 6 p.m. | Day Creek Blvd & Foothill Blvd

MARTINEZ: 6 p.m. | County Clerk | 822 Main St

MOUNTAIN VIEW: 6 p.m. | Caltrain Station & City Hall | 500 Castro St

NAPA: 6 p.m. | Veterans Memorial Park

ORANGE COUNTY (Santa Ana): 7 p.m. | Sasscer Park | 4th & Ross

PALM SPRINGS: 7 p.m. | Courthouse | 3255 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way

PITTSBURG: 7 p.m. | Community Presbyterian Church

PORTERVILLE: 5 p.m. | SaveMart | Henderson & Port

RICHMOND: 6 p.m. | City Hall | 450 Civic Center Plaza

SAN LUIS OBISPO: 5:30 p.m. | Mission Plaza Amphitheater

SAN MATEO: 6 p.m. | 5th & El Camino Real

SANTA BARBARA: 7 p.m. | Jill's Place | 632 Santa Barbara St

SANTA ROSA: 7:30 p.m. | City Hall | 100 Santa Rosa Ave

UKIAH: 6 p.m. | Alex Thomas Plaza | 295 S. State St

VALLEJO: 5:30 p.m. | Ferry Terminal | Mare Island Way & Georgia St

WALNUT CREEK: 6 p.m. | City Hall | 1666 N. Main St

Around the Country:

ANCHORAGE, AK: 5:30 p.m. | City Hall

ATLANTA, GA: 6 p.m. | 10th & Piedmont

AUSTIN, TX: 5:30 p.m. | City Hall

BOSTON, MA: 6 p.m. | Copley Square @ Copley T stop on Boylston St

BOULDER, CO: 6:30 p.m. | Pride House | 2132 14th St

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL: 7 p.m. | Green & Wright

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA: 6 p.m. | City Hall | Free Speech Wall on the Downtown Mall side

CHICAGO, IL: 6 p.m. | Daley Plaza

CLEVELAND, OH: 5 p.m. | Bounce/Union Station

DALLAS, TX: 6 p.m. | Legacy of Love Monument | Cedar Springs Road & Oak Lawn

DENTON, TX (SATURDAY): 5 p.m. | Courthouse Square

DENVER, CO: 6 p.m. | Capitol | Lincoln between Colfax & 14th

EUREKA SPRINGS, AR: 6:30 p.m. | 19 1/2 Spring St

HOUSTON, TX: 6 p.m. | City Hall

MADISON, WI: 5 p.m. | Johnson & State

NEW YORK CITY, NY: 7 p.m. | New York City Supreme Court | 60 Centre St

PHOENIX, AZ: 5:30 p.m. | Cesar Chavez Plaza @ City Hall | March @ 6 p.m. to federal courthouse

PROVIDENCE, RI: 6:30 p.m. | federal courthouse | 1 Exchange St

ROCHESTER, NY: 5 p.m. | Liberty Pole

SALT LAKE CITY: 8 p.m. | Capitol

SAN ANTONIO, TX: 6:30 p.m. | City Hall

TULSA, OK: 7 p.m. | 621 E 4th St

WASHINGTON, DC: 6 p.m. | Bravo Bravo Restaurant | 1001 Connecticut Ave NW | (NOTE: If Judge Vaughn Walker  rules against marriage equality, there will be a protest at Judiciary Square on E St between 4th and 5th NW, and, according to some reports, a march to the White House)

See this post for more information about the case, or go here to find out how to have the decision sent to your mobile device as soon as it’s announced.