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.
Watch: Google Employees Join Tech Giants Apple and Microsoft in Speaking Out for Marriage Equality
Google employees speak out in support of marriage equality in a new video from the social media campaign, TheFour.com. The video addresses the four states - Maryland, Maine, Washington and Minnesota - where marriage equality will be voted on this Election Day. Google has previously supported LGBT equality with its Legalize Love campaign and by endorsing Washington state marraige legislation.
Other tech companies that stand for equality include Amazon, Apple and Microsoft, whose founder Bill Gates recently gave $500,000 to the marriage equality campaign in Washington. Campaigns in Maryland and Maine are also working to pass marriage equality with a ballot vote. Advocates in Minnnesota are leading the opposition to a proposed anti-gay amendment that would ban marriage equality in the state's consitution.