Homonuptials: Roiling crowds on Day 1 -- pics

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Guardian photog Charles Russo shot the crowd outside City Hall yesterday.

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A newlywed prelude to Tuesday's wedding mania?

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Though fairly small in number, the anti-gay marriage sect was highly visible Monday evening as several hundred gathered outside of San Francisco's City Hall.

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San Franciscan Jana Barber ("I'm here to support love") gives an earful to Bill Hampsmire ("Perverts Repent") of Christians for God -- um, what else would they be for? -- outside of City Hall on Monday evening.

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Anti-gay marriage proponent Regin Meadow held a sign that likened San Francisco to the Biblical tale of Sodom and Gomorrah -- but saltier.

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Rob Doughty (left) and Eric Oesterle of Napa share an intimate -- though defiant and deliciously bearish -- moment in front of a Christian banner condemning gay marriage. The two have been a couple since they met at San Francisco's Gay Pride Celebration in 1997.

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