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Ireland |Marriage Equality: Bring Your Family With You to the Polls | Video

Irish LGBT youth and parents coalition call for a Yes vote in the forthcoming marriage equality referendum. The BeLonG To lead coalition call on everyone to talk to their family and friends about why marriage equality is so important and to work for a Yes vote The coalition includes: Barnardos, Headstrong, Youth Work Ireland, Migrant […]

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Laws to Stop Marriage Equality Grow Increasingly Weird

  “Texas is pushing a proposed law that would let the state overrule the Supreme Court. There’s just one problem: they can’t actually do that. Alabama judges have decided that they don’t have to obey federal courts either, except that in reality, they do. And Oklahoma politician wants to switch from marriage licenses to marriage […]

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Watch Singer Eli Lieb’s “Safe In My Hands” Allstate LGBT Campaign Video

I love the message behind this video… “Being visible should never leave you feeling vulnerable.” Short animated film that is part of the 2014 LGBT campaign, Out Holding Hands. The film features a new single, “Safe In My Hands” a song written exclusively for Allstate’s LGBT campaign by out singer/songwriter Eli Lieb. Join the campaign http://al.st/SDY_LBGT […]

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Opposition To Marriage Equality Concentrated Among Elderly, Evangelicals, And Non-College Educated

  Ignorance is not bliss when it damages the life of others! By Zack Ford for Think Progress A new analysis of exit polls conducted by pollsters representing both political parties found that opposition to marriage equality is concentrated in a few specific population groups: voters over the age of 65, white evangelical Christians, and white voters who do […]

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2Day FM, Macklemore + Ryan Lewis = Sweet Marriage Equality Video

  I am going to file Macklemore as the LGBTQ communities newest super ally. “2Day FM has teamed up with Macklemore to create a really touching video to show their support for Marriage Equality. Furthermore, the station will be renamed 2Gay FM tomorrow in celebration of Mardi Gras. Getting involved is simple. All you have to […]

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Straight Men Who Watch Porn are More Likely to Support Marriage Equality

  My dirty mind took a detour while reading this title  and filled in the blanks as so….A study suggests that straight men who watch porn are more likely to support marriage equality (engage in gay sex with Mike Enders). Pink News reports: New research suggests that the more pornography consumed by straight men, the […]

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American Apparel Help the Marriage Equality Fight in France by Giving Away 10,000 “Legalize Gay” Shirts

sacbee.com reports: – American Apparel, the vertically integrated clothing manufacturer based in downtown Los Angeles, is launching an initiative to support gay marriage in France. At the request of its French employees who have been eagerly following the country’s efforts to legalize gay marriage, American Apparel will be giving away 10,000 Legalize Gay shirts in its stores and on the streets of […]

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Full Frontal Freedom’s “I Am Your Reason to Support Marriage Equality”: Video

What is Full Frontal Freedom all about you ask? FULL FRONTAL FREEDOM. THE ANTI-PAC. Full Frontal Freedom is the anti-PAC.  We are a coalition of independent artists and media executives – who want to use our talent and creativity to raise awareness and enhance civil discourse. When the Court decided to allow corporate spending in […]

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News Flash: New York Times Endorses Marriage Equality Campaigns

  The New York Times editorial board endorsed marriage equality Tuesday in all four states facing campaigns, discouraging voters from standing on the “wrong side of fairness”: The freedom to marry is a fundamental right that should not have to be won or defended at the ballot box. In fact, ballot initiatives are a bad way to […]

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Poll: 60 Percent of Latinos Support Marriage Equality

  A new poll from NBC Latino/IBOPE Zogby finds that 60 percent of Latinos support marriage equality, including 48 percent who “strongly” agree that same-sex couples should have the right to marry. Only 38 percent disagreed. Disturbingly, a full 10 percent said that being gay, over being a drug addict or being sent to prison, would be […]

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Former NFL Player/ Hunk Matt Willig Supports Marriage Equality

Former NFL player Matt Willig has been retired from football since 2005, having won two NFC Championships and a Super Bowl ring with the St. Louis Rams. Willig is now an actor, and he has also come out for marriage equality. He spoke with OutSports about negotiating his support for LGBT rights with his Catholic beliefs: WILLIG: When […]

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(In)Voluntary Departure: A Documentary Chronicling Immigration Policies and Marriage Equality: Video

(In)voluntary Departure A documentary about two men who found the American dream, each other, and the immigration policies that would take it all away.   With the battle for Marriage Equality continuing in the United States, the country is losing some of its most precious resources–its people. Many of our bi-national/foreign national LGBT couples are being forced out of […]

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Tribal Marriage Equality Inspires New Comprehensive LGBT Toolkit For Tribal Leaders

Think Progress guest blogger is Erik Stegman, Manager for the Half in Ten campaign at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. The award-winning documentary about two-spirit people in Navajo culture. Inspired by the Coquille and Suquamish Tribes’ recent landmark decisions to recognize same-sex marriage, a cutting-edge legal guide has been developed to help tribal legislators strengthen LGBT equality in their governments […]

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Fatboy Slim: Supporting Marriage Equality is a ‘No Brainer’ and Talks About the Issue with Son

Pink News reports: DJ Norman cook, otherwise known as Fatboy Slim, has launched a scathing attack on “reactionary, rightwing, homophobic idiots and religious zealots” for opposing plans to introduce marriage equality in the UK. The dance legend made a robust defence of the worldwide campaign to equalize marriage laws for same-sex couples during an exclusive […]

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Australian Rugby Player David Pocock Speaks Out for Marriage Equality: Video

‘How can we be challenging homophobia when we’re saying, ‘You’re equal to me but you’re separate”   We’ll take David Pocock on our team any day! Rugby star David Pocock faced off against retired tennis champion John Fitzgerald over the issue of gay marriage on Australian television this week with Pocock speaking passionately in support […]

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Watch: Australian Marriage Equality Ad Quickly Debunks Anti-Equality Arguments: Video

A new ad from the Australian Marriage Equality campaign highlights several of the typical arguments made against same-sex marriage, including procreation, “religious freedom,” defending the institution of marriage, and settling for civil unions. As people across the world continue to become acquainted with the lives and families of same-sex couples, ads like this will become artifacts from […]

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Married But Not Equal: Full Episode

There are 1,138 benefits, rights and protections that married heterosexual couples get from the Federal Government. But because of the Defense of Marriage Act, gays and lesbians are denied every single one of them — even if they are legally married in the state they live in. IN THE LIFE sits down with five married, […]

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10-Year-Old Delivers Marriage Equality Speech To New York City Council: Video

Fifth-grader Kameron Slade’s speech on marriage equality is surely a winner. Last month, it disqualified him from his school’s speech competition because the principal said thatthe content was “inappropriate.” But Kameron shared his speech with news station NY1, and hundreds of thousands of people watched it through ThinkProgress or other outlets. The following week, the principal […]

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Australian Marriage Advocates Use ‘Ice Cream Truck of Love’ to Sweeten Public Opinion on Equality

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Australian Marriage Advocates add one important topic, marriage equality. Mmm, equality never tasted so good.   Think Progress reports:  LGBT advocates in Australia are hoping to raise awareness and “sweeten public opinion” for marriage equality with the Ice Cream Truck of Love, which will be traveling the country […]

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200 Plus Gays and Lesbian Couples Marry in Ohio Mass Wedding

More than 200 gay and lesbian couples held a mass wedding at the Cleveland City Hall in Ohio on Sunday to protest the state’s constitutional ban against same-sex marriage. An effort is currently underway to change the law through referendum. “[E]ven though in the eyes of the state this isn’t legal, to us, this is a wedding, and this […]