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US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Speaks Out for LGBT Rights and Marriage Equality
The Daily Beast
July 29, 2009

In an interview with Jason Bellini, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand speaks about her personal friendships with gay people and her belief that the freedom to marry is "the civil rights march of our generation:"

Prop 8 -- The Musical
Funny or Die
December 3, 2008

 


From: NoOnProp8dotcom


Itzhak Perlman talks about why he opposes Prop 8

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VIDEO: N.Y. Governor David Paterson Pledges to Bring Full Marriage Equality to New York
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
April 7, 2008

Honored at a Task Force dinner, NY Gov. Paterson reiterated his support for marriage equality and said in a video statement, "I am proud to have run on a ticket...that became the first ticket in this country to actually advocate for marriage equality for all citizens, and to win on that premise, and last year we passed a marriage equality bill in the Assembly...marriage equality in New York may not come just this moment, but it is no longer an issue mostly for conviction, it is an issue for courage...We will push on and bring full marriage equality to New York state."

 


 

...for my wife
YouTube
March 18, 2008

After facing tragedy and humiliation in the aftermath of losing her wife of nine years, Charlene Strong has found her voice as a champion for marriage equality.

 

 

 


 

VIDEO: Marriage Makes a Word of Difference
Love Makes a Family Foundation
January 19, 2008

Emmy award-winning director Fran Rzeznik of Guilford has created a remarkable and compelling film, Marriage Makes a Word of Difference, which portrays the personal struggles and political challenges of Connecticut’s same-sex couples and their families who are fighting for the freedom to marry. Many of these loving couples have been in committed relationships for more than a decade, but despite their dedication to each other, they continue to be denied the respect, dignity, and legal protections that marriage provides.  Through compelling interviews and archival and “slice of life” footage, Marriage Makes a Word of Difference celebrates our common humanity, and shows why marriage equality is a fundamental civil right.


 

Gay Men and Women Should Have the Same Rights
Current TV
January 17, 2008
In a personal video post, Al Gore speaks out in favor of the freedom to marry.  The former vice president stated: “I think that gay men and women ought to have the same rights as heterosexual men and women, to make contracts, to have hospital visiting rights, to join together in marriage, and I don’t understand why it is considered by some people to be a threat to heterosexual marriage to allow it by gays and lesbians.”


 

HUMOR: Gay people getting married destroys heterosexual marriages
YouTube
July 22, 2007

Singer Oded Gross laments in this video the end of his marriage. He has an idea of why his relationship has come to an end...

 

 


 

BLOG: Humor: Defenders of marriage?
Good As You
April 17, 2007

Good As You shares a humorous video of Roy Zimmerman performing his anthem to marriage equality at the Skeptics Society conference. "Defenders of Marriage" is on Roy's album "Faulty Intelligence."

 

 


 

New video website, 10Couples.org, puts human face on marriage for same-sex couples
ACLU
March 12, 2007

The American Civil Liberties Union has teamed up with the Emmy-award winning production company Public Interest to launch a video campaign today via a new web site, www.10Couples.org. The purpose of the site is to put a human face on the issue of marriage for same-sex couples and to reach a wider audience using new media tools. Campaign partners include the Equality Federation, Freedom to Marry, Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, Lambda Legal, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

 


 

The first NJ civil union
TVJersey
February 19, 2007

Marriage rights activist Steven Goldstein and his partner, Daniel Gross, had mixed feelings over not being allowed to marry in New Jersey. Still, they were the first to register for a civil union under the Garden State's new law. "There's a bit of happiness on one hand, but no satisfaction," Goldstein said.

 


 

ME marriage video announcement
Equality Maine
February 10, 2007

In the new video, "The Way Life Should Be: Marriage in Maine" born-and-bred Mainers tell the stories of their lives and relationships, and why they want to marry in Maine. They discuss everything from parenting to aging, and how their exclusion from marriage affects their lives legally, emotionally, and socially.

 


 

Conjugal Rites
YouTube.com
January 21, 2007

Documentary of gay and lesbian marriages at San Francisco City Hall on President's Day, 2004.

 


 

Chicago couple in love
Eleventh Avenue South
October 10, 2006

Marriage is a powerful and important source of social support and recognition, and the legal gateway to protections, responsibilities, and benefits. It is also, simply and ultimately, about love.

 

 


 


Lewis Black on divorce
The Daily Show
July 26, 2006

"This is a huge problem. Divorce is a sacred institution between a man and a woman who hate each other. God wanted Adam to pay alimony to Eve, not Steve. To paraphrase congressman Gingrey, it's not just any kind of hate, it's a hate that can ruin children."

 

 

Video website, 10Couples.org, puts human face on marriage for same-sex couples

ACLU
March 12, 2007
The American Civil Liberties Union has teamed up with the Emmy-award winning production company Public Interest to launch a video campaign today via www.10Couples.org. The purpose of the site is to put a human face on the issue of marriage for same-sex couples and to reach a wider audience using new media tools. Campaign partners include the Equality Federation, Freedom to Marry, Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, Lambda Legal, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

Conjugal Rites

Conjugal Rites
YouTube.com
January 21, 2007
Documentary of gay and lesbian marriages at San Francisco City Hall on President's Day, 2004.

Marriage Makes A Word Of Difference

Emmy award-winning director Fran Rzeznik of Guilford has created a remarkable and compelling film, Marriage Makes a Word of Difference, which portrays the personal struggles and political challenges of Connecticut's same-sex couples and their families who are fighting for the freedom to marry.