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Following President Barack Obama's historic announcement yesterday, celebrities are weighing in on their support as well.
Much like President Obama's own position, the latest polls show the country on a whole continues to progressively evolve in its recognition of same-sex relationships, and as Vice President Joe Biden himself has admitted, television programs and popular culture can take quite a bit of the credit.
In a historic move, President Barack Obama announced his support for full marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples today.
In an interview with NBC's Meet the Press, Vice President Joe Biden spoke on the impact of the media in buiding support for marriage equality, and also voiced his own support for equal marriage protections.
A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center finds that support for marriage equality in the United States is higher than ever, with 47% of Americans in favor of marriage for same-sex couples.
GLAAD, Freedom to Marry, and the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) today released a new resource that helps LGBT allies speak out in support of marriage equality.
Former President Jimmy Carer joins former President Bill Clinton and fellow Nobel laureate Al Gore in supporting marriage equality.
LGBT equality advocate Zach Wahls will join Bernadette Peters, John Stamos, Russell Simmons, Megan Hilty, Carson Kressley, and more at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York.
Arguing that both African Americans and LGBT people have been targets of violence and discrimination because of who they are, Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart in his most recent column spotlights the shared struggles between both groups--including those who are at the intersection of the two communities, i.e, Black LGBT people and their families.