Tag Archives: Marriage Equality


Jake Gyllenhaal on Marriage Equality: “It is so beautiful”

Jake Gyllenhaal on Marriage Equality: “It is so beautiful”

Whenever I see Jake Gyllenhaal “… you give me fever …” breaks out in my head. The fact that he stands behind me and who I am as a human, a man, is all I need. (Jake call me!). LGBTQ Nation reports: Hard to believe it’s been ten years since the release of Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain.

Best Lines from the Marriage Equality Ruling | Video by Matt Baume

“It’s been less than 50 years since Stonewall, and now we have marriage equality from coast to coast. Here’s a look inside Justice Kennedy’s ruling: the key quotes, how he came to his decision, and the best arguments in favor of equality.” Matt Baume Follow Matt Baume on Twitter & Facebook

Supreme Court Victory: What You Need to Know | Video

Here’s why the Supreme Court had to uphold the freedom to marry, and what comes next. “The marriage equality ruling is as big a victory as we could possibly have hoped for. Now’s a good time for everyone to celebrate — the ruling is a win-win for everyone. It’s not like some couples won and

Supreme Court Just Ruled on Marriage. Result: Fabulous! | Video

“The Supreme Court just issued its ruling in the marriage equality cases, and it’s fabulous. Marriage is coming to all fifty states! Here’s what you need to know.” Matt Baume

Kids Say Yes for Marriage Equality in Ireland | Video

  Come on people get it together.. you can learn a thing or two from these kids! Over the past while in the media, people have been speaking about children in non-traditional families, particularly children raised by gay parents. As the mother of boy who has two moms I found some of the things said

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

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

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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Changes Ahead for Marriage Fight: May 13 Marriage Equality News Watch with Matt Baume

Matt Baume is the bomb! “More victories as a marriage bill clears hurdles in Minnesota. And there’s progress appears likely in neighboring states as well. But soon, constitutional amendments in 30 states could delay any further success for years to come.” American Equal Rights    

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The Gay “Marry Me” – Eurovision 2013 Parody for Marriage Equality (Finland)

“A young man’s dream to marry his heartthrob materializes as gay marriage becomes legal. A marriage-equality themed parody of Finland’s Eurovision Song Contest entry “Marry me” by Krista Siegfrids.” snowstorm81 For the original video click HERE


Willie Nelson Backs Marriage Equality

That’s my Willie. “In an interview with Texas Monthly country music legend Willie Nelson displayed the above take on this week’s marriage equality meme and restated his well-known support for LGBT rights.” JoeMyGod

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Respect for Marriage’s New Ad Highlighting Nationwide Momentum for Marriage Equality: Video

The “Journey” spot from the Respect for Marriage Coalition. For more on our efforts visit: http://www.respectformarriage.org and tweet using #Time4Marriage

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Hillary Clinton For Marriage: Video

  Hillary for President!   “Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton explains why she supports marriage equality for lesbian and gay couples.” hrcmedia


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


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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Morgan Freeman is the Voice of New HRC’s Marriage Equality Video: “Dawn of a New Day”

“Freedom, justice, and human dignity have always guided our journey for a more perfect union. With historic victories for marriage, we’ve delivered a mandate for full equality.  The wind is at our back, but the journey has just begun.” Join Us: http://www.HRC.org/Marriage

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Gay Men Will Marry Your Girlfriends, Go Ahead Keep Marriage Between a Man and Woman: Video

Oh, loving this threat to those who are determined to hold on the dark ages and ignorance of marriage equality! For those states still states out there doing their best to keep gay couples from getting married. The men of College Humor will cock block your women and look better doing it. CollegeHumor’s Favorite Funny Videos

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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


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


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


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


Bruce Springsteen Lends His Support to the Four State Marriage Equality Campaigns

Counting down the days left to support marriage equality in the four: Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington. Listen to The Boss and share your support of marriage equality. Get daily content at TheFour.com

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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


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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The Comedy Show The Hamster Wheel Takes a Look at Arguments Against Marriage Equality in Australia

Craig Reucassel tries to understand the opposition to gay marriage. From Hamster Wheel Season 2, Episode 1 – September 26th 2012.

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Athlete Ally Founder Hudson Taylor On Marriage Equality: Video

Hudson Taylor, founder of Athlete Ally, on supporting marriage equality and TheFour.com. See daily content at http://www.thefour.com


Vice President Joe Biden on Marriage Equality: “It’s Going to Happen”

Vice President Joe Biden made a campaign stop in Chillicothe, Ohio today, popping in at a local Obama for America (OFA) office to fire up volunteers and speak with folks who were being called by the phonebank that was in progress. During the visit, he pulled off to the side to speak to two middle-aged

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New “The Four” Campaign to Advocate for Marriage Equality in All Four States with Ballot Initiatives

Momentum, set to the hit song We Are Young by Fun, demonstrates the recent victories we’ve had for marriage equality and urges us to participate in the four states with it on their ballots in November. Marriage equality is about to take a huge step forward. Momentum is on our side and – if we


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


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


Join Equally Wed in Supporting Marriage Equality & Family Values by Shopping at Your Fave Starbucks

We are so happy that you are here with us to fight for marriage equality. Our original goal was to support Starbucks for being so supportive of our community and our rights. We specifically chose a brick-and-mortar chain to have visible support around the country on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, in direct response to Mike

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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,


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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The National Association of the Deaf Supports Marriage Equality: Video

HRC’s Programs Intern Nicholas Bolger speaks about the National Association of the Deaf supporting marriage equality.

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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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Super Duper Marriage Proposal Music Video “What Are We Waiting For” (Video)

A super sized marriage proposal video from one man named Danny to the love of his life.  Danny said, “He  cant imagine anyone telling him that they cannot get married. ” Towleroad reports: My friend Danny Rose made this amazing video of a song he wrote to propose to his boyfriend Aaron. Danny’s not in

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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