In 2012, quite a few famous faces came out as allies of the LGBT community to tremendous effect. Here are ten of our favorite notable quotes from celebrities and public figures that spoke up for LGBT equality in 2012.
[In English] A young man is kidnapped, robbed then beaten to death and his body burned. Adding to this already awful situation, TV host, Antulio “Kobbo” Santarrosa and the life-sized puppet he voices, La Comay, re-victimize publicist José Enrique Gómez Saladín by suggesting that if he allegedly was in an area known for “prostitution and homosexuality,” as his killers claim, he may have brought the violence on himself.
The Fabulous Beekman Boys and the rest of 'The Amazing Race 21' cast joined together to send messages of encouragement and support for a gay teen who reached out after seeing the Beekmans win Sunday's 'The Amazing Race' finale.
According to an Equality Matters analysis, between October 31 and December 5, both CNN and Fox News devoted more time to covering Korean pop star Psy's song "Gangnam Style" than reporting on the renewed support for the passage of Uganda's "Kill the Gays" law.