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Straight Allies/Donors: “We Can Win This Battle Against Amendment One”

we often forget that there are many straight allies out there -- and lot of them are needed to beat back A1, not just for their LGBT friends, neighbors and relatives, but for their own families -- this amendment is that far-reaching -- it would affect unmarried couples, children and seniors as well. Pam interviews on those allies, who has promised to match donations this week to help defeat Amendment One.
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Philanthropist and Straight Ally Todd Stiefel Will Match $100,000 in Donations to Defeat North Carolina's Amendment One

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (3 years ago)

North Carolina philanthropist and straight ally Todd Stiefel pledged to match every dollar up to $100,000 donated to Protect All NC Families' campaign to defeat Amendment One, which is on the ballot May 8 there, and would constituti... Read Post

NC: Online Video Campaign Kicks Off to Fight Marriage Discrimination Amendment

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

Education is sorely needed, because while polls show North Carolinians support legal recognition of same-sex couples, it's another matter to get those in favor of fairness to out to vote -- to give straight allies (as well as LGBTs)... Read Post

Pepsi Gives $500K To PFLAG

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (6 years ago)

Ah, finally some GOOD news today! PepsiCo has donated $500K to Straight For Equality, PFLAG's program to reach straight allies of the LGBT community who don't have a traditional family connection to an LGBT person.In a move that may... Read Post

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