Freedom to Marry and other gay rights orgs double up

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"Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes and his partner, Freedom to Marry political director Sean Eldridge, have a made a huge commitment to the nonprofit push for marriage equality nationwide. The couple will match donations made to Freedom to Marry, Empire State Pride Agenda, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders and Equality Maryland for the rest of this year.

"Eldridge confirmed in an email to The Advocate that he and Hughes will match up up to $100K for Freedom to Marry, $50K for ESPA, $50K for GLAD, and $25K for Equality Maryland.

“'Sean and Chris have taken bold action to help Freedom to Marry win,' founder Evan Wolfson wrote in an e-mail. 'Today — I'm asking you to do the same. Can you donate $25 to win? For every donation made it will be matched, dollar for dollar.'"  [go to to have your donation to Freedom to Marry doubled!]

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