More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
New Tools to Help Support Marriage Equality in Washington State
Washington United for Marriage (WUM), the broad coalition working to defend the state's marriage law passed in April and to approve Referendum 74, has launched two get-out-the-vote tools to ensure that marriage equality is upheld in Washington state. Marriage equality was passed and signed into law by Governor Chris Gregoire in February 2012.
The GOTV tools include:
- "Get Out Your Friends" connection tool that can tell you how many of your friends in Washington state may have not yet voted. This tool also allows supporters to then send a message to their friends expressing their approval of the freedom to marry and activate their network to vote.
- I'm voting APPROVE R74" picture generator to share on social networking sites and applications like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+