Tens of thousands of Sydneysiders rally in support of marriage equality outside Town Hall. Tiernan Brady, the director of the Equality Campaign, pays tribute to the energy and determination of the crowd. ‘People want to stand up for their friends and family members, their work colleagues, their teammates, who just happen to be lesbian and gay and should have the same dignity and status as everybody else,’ he says. Alex Greenwich, co-chair of Australian Marriage Equality, says: ‘This is going to take all of us to win it. It’s going to be tough. We need to make sure as many people contact as many supporters of marriage equality as possible and get them to return their postal surveys with a big yes tick.’

Rainbow connection: tens of thousands say ‘I do’ to marriage equality

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