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HRC’s New Yorkers for Marriage Equality Final Compilation Video Released Today with Highlights

We at HRC would like to thank each and every one of you who liked, shared and tweeted the groundbreaking videos from our New Yorkers for Marriage Equality Campaign.  To date, 50 videos have been released featuring prominent and everyday New Yorkers speaking out in favor of marriage equality in the empire state and we are thrilled with the amount of support and success that we've seen with these videos.  Collectively, the videos - which can be found at hrc.org/ny4marriage - have received over 1 million views on YouTube and have been a major part of the widespread exposure our fight for marriage equality has received.

Today, we are releasing our 51st and final video, this time featuring a compilation of our previous videos - creating a powerful message for equality.

The New Yorkers for Marriage Equality campaign is centered on video testimonials from New Yorkers who support the right of same-sex couples to marry. To date, HRC has released videos from WWII Veteran Edward Hinz, Uma Thurman, Cyndi Lauper, Steve Tisch, Harold Ford, Jr., Michael Strahan, Ben & Jerry, Broadway Actors, Vanessa Williams, Anna Wintour, Larry King, Sean Avery, Julianna Margulies, Bill T. Jones, Sam Waterston, Christopher Meloni, Mario Batali, David Chang, Tom Colicchio, Lucy Liu, Bill Bratton and Rikki Klieman, Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Former New York City Mayors Ed Koch and David Dinkins, Russell Simmons, Mark and Sunrise Ruffalo, John Slattery, Joan Rivers, Barbara Bush, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon, Fran Drescher, Moby, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, Julianne Moore and Kenneth Cole.

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