Postedon Sep 09, 2010 at 11:00 am
In reaction to the National Organization for Marriage using their recording of "This Land Is Your Land" on its so-called "Summer for Marriage Tour", the remaining members of Peter, Paul & Mary sent a letter of protest to NOM: "...the philosophy of the National Organization for Marriage is directly contrary to the advocacy position Peter, Paul & Mary have held for decades."
Postedon Sep 07, 2010 at 11:00 am
Writer and producer Seth MacFarlane: "They'll [marriage equality opponents] just have to sulk in a corner and accept the fact that gays will be able to marry each other. Every civil-rights conflict—black people, women—comes to an end in the right way."
Postedon Sep 02, 2010 at 10:00 am
The recently-crowned Mexican Miss Universe, Ximena Navarrete, said in a post-pageant interview that, "I have many friends who are homosexual and I adore them. And they are equal folk: There is no reason we should want to set them aside, there is no reason why we shouldn't let them enjoy what they want to enjoy with their partner."
Postedon Sep 01, 2010 at 03:00 pm
In the August 27, 2010 entry of his Journal in the "Chicago Sun-Times", film critic Roger Ebert makes a case for the freedom to marry by telling a personal story of his mother supporting a lesbian couple in their desire to get married back in the 1970s: "Public opinion is perceived to be shifting on the topic [marriage equality]. It seems odd to me that on this issue, Barack Obama is more conservative than Dick Cheney, George Bush and my mother."
Postedon Aug 13, 2010 at 09:27 am
Glenn Beck is an American conservative radio and television host, political commentator, author, and entrepreneur. Beck, a convert to Mormonism, weighed in on the Proposition 8 ruling on the O'Reilly Factor on August 12, 2010 following the Prop 8 stay ruling, saying that he does not think the government "has anything to do with marriage. That is a religious rite."
Postedon Aug 11, 2010 at 01:57 pm
Isiah Thomas might not be able to be a consultant for the Knicks while simultaneously coaching Florida International University's men's basketball team.
But while he awaits the NBA's decision, the former Knicks coach is lending his support to a different cause - opposing a ban on the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jul 30, 2010 at 10:30 am
Macy Gray, also credited as Natalie Hinds in her music, is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress, famed for her distinctive raspy voice and a singing style heavily influenced by Billie Holiday.
It was announced by MassEquality in July of 2010 that Ms. Gray would perform a special benefit concert, MACY GRAY - THE SELLOUT - For MassEquality on Thursday, September 30th, 2010 at Boston’s Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116.
Postedon Jul 14, 2010 at 09:00 am
Stacy Ann Ferguson, better known by her stage name Fergie, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, fashion designer and actress. She was a member of the children's television series "Kids Incorporated," and the girl group Wild Orchid. Ferguson was also a co-host of the television show "Great Pretenders." She is the female vocalist for the hip hop/pop group the Black Eyed Peas, as well as a solo artist, having released her debut album, The Dutchess, in September 2006. The album spawned five Billboard Hot 100 Top 5 singles (three of which went to number one).
In a July 2010 interview with New Music Express speaking about President Obama, she stated, "He's a great speaker and I myself got to go to the White House," she said. "But I wish he would do more for marriage equality. That's the one thing I want to happen!"
Postedon Jul 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm
Gayle King is editor-at-large for "O, The Oprah Magazine" and is the best friend of Oprah Winfrey. She has previously worked as a television news anchor and talk show host. King was also instrumental in the planning and creation of the Legends Weekend. In September 2006, King began to host "The Gayle King Show" on XM Satellite Radio.
On her radio show on Friday, July 9, 2010, King expressed her support for marriage equality and the previous day's marriage ruling in Massachusetts.
Postedon Jul 13, 2010 at 08:00 am
Mark Ruffalo is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. He portrayed Stan in "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind", Inspector David Toschi in the 2007 film "Zodiac" and US Marshal Chuck Aule in "Shutter Island". Ruffalo has also appeared as a romantic leading man in "13 Going on 30" (2004), "Just Like Heaven" (2005) and "Rumor Has It" (2005).
In a July 2, 2010 interview with Fox News' Pop Tarts blog, Ruffalo, starring in "The Kids Are All Right", expressed his support for the freedom to marry and for non-traditional family parenting.