Voice for Equality: Rufus Wainwright

Freedom to Marry salutes Rufus Wainwright as a Voice for Equality. Mr. Wainwright is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter. He has recorded six albums of original music, EPs, and tracks on compilations and film soundtracks, including the soundtrack for the film Moulin Rouge.

On April 2, 2010, it was reported by starpulse.com that Wainwright, out since his teens, supported the legalization of the freedom to marry in the United States.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is an American actor known for his role as Richie Velch in the CBS sitcom The Class and currently seen as Mitchell Pritchett on the ABC sitcom Modern Family. Jesse graduated from high school in 1994 and attended The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York City. He worked mainly in off-Broadway and Broadway shows, including the Tony Award-winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, where he originated the role of Leaf Coneybear.

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Voice for Equality: Steven Weber

Freedom to Marry salutes Steven Weber as a Voice for Equality. Mr. Weber is an American actor, best known for his role as Brian Hackett, a skirt-chasing airplane pilot on the sitcom Wings.

On March 15, 2010 Mr. Weber was announced as a planned participant in an anti-Prop 8 Scavenger Hunt to support The Williams Institute and Marriage Equality.

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Voice for Equality: Congressman Michael Capuano

Michael Capuano is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 8th District of Massachusetts.

In the spring of 2010, it was announced that The Boston Gay Men's Chorus would give a performance of "We the People," a sweeping work for chorus and narrators that delves into the social, legal, religious, and historical aspects of the marriage equality debate with Rep. Capuano, a long time chorus season subscriber, as guest narrator.

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Voice for Equality: Jeff Probst

Freedom to Marry salutes Jeff Probst. Mr. Probst is an Emmy winning American game show host, executive producer and a reporter. He is best known for his role as the host of the U.S. version of the reality show Survivor. On September 21, 2008 Probst won the first Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program. On September 20, 2009 he again won the same award.

On March 15, 2010 Mr. Probst was announced as a planned participant in an anti-Prop 8 Scavenger Hunt to support The Williams Institute and Marriage Equality

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Voice for Equality: Jason Mraz

Freedom to Marry salutes Jason Mraz as a Voice for Equality!

Mr. Mraz is an American singer-songwriter whose international breakthrough came with the release of lead single from "We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things." titled "I'm Yours". The single peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100, giving Mraz his first top ten single. The song was a huge commercial success in the US with it receiving a triple-Platinum certification from the RIAA for sales of over three million.

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Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth is an American singer, musical theatre, film, and television actress, and author. Some of her best-known Broadway work has included her Tony Award-winning performance as Sally Brown in "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" and creating the role of Glinda in the musical "Wicked". Her best-known television role is Annabeth Schott in NBC's "The West Wing". As Olive Snook on the ABC comedy-drama "Pushing Daisies", she won a 2009 Emmy Award.

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Voice for Equality: Stephen Lynch

Stephen F. Lynch is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Massachusetts's 9th congressional district since 2001.

In the 2001 special election that sent US Representative Stephen F. Lynch to Washington, the South Boston politician was accused of being hostile to gay rights. A decade later, the low-key lawmaker is winning praise from freedom to marry advocates in the nation’s capital.

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Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper is an American actress, best known for her role as Rhoda Morgenstern on the 1970s television show The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and for her starring roles on the sitcoms Rhoda (a spin-off of The Mary Tyler Moore Show) and Valerie.

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Voice for Equality: John Lewis

Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) has been at the forefront of progressive social movements for nearly a half a century.

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