Friday, August 3, 2012

National Marrige Equality Day - Aug 7th



Courtesy EquallyWed.com 
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 Huckabee’s Chick-fil-A Day.

In an effort to heighten awareness for all companies and nonprofits contributing to the fight for marriage equality, we’ve decided to rename August 7 as National Marriage Equality Day. EquallyWed.com asks that you spend your money wisely on this day, and every day. It’s important to be an informed consumer. RSVP on Facebook here and join the conversation.
This expansion of focus is the result of the direct encouragement of Starbucks Corporate Headquarters who wanted other equality-minded companies and organizations to share in the appreciation.

On Aug. 7, please share your photos with us on Twitter and Facebook of how you’re supporting the right of everyone to have their marriages legally recognized.

National nonprofit organizations fighting for LGBT equality that could use your support:
Courage Campaign
Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
Freedom to Marry
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)
Lambda Legal
Marriage Equality USA
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (The Task Force)
National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC)
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
White Knot

A partial list of national and international brands that support LGBT rights (feel free to add more in the comments):
Abercrombie & Fitch
Absolut Vodka
Amazon.com
Barefoot Wine
Coca-Cola
Delta
Disney
General Mills
Google
J.C. Penney
Kenneth Cole
Kimpton Hotels
Levi-Strauss
Macy’s
Marshalls
Nike
Sears
Starbucks
Target
Tiffany & Co.
T.J. Maxx
W Hotels

For more information, please visit our Facebook event page. We also encourage you to read the HRC's Buyers Guide.

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