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Watch: Macklemore’s ‘Same Love’ Wins VMA for ‘Best Video with a Social Message’

Post submitted by Eric Cameron, HRC Digital Media Specialist

At last night's MTV Video Music Awards, Macklemore, Ryan Lewis and Mary Lambert accepted the Moonman for "Best Video with a Social Message" for their LGBT equality anthem "Same Love."

"Gay rights are human rights. There is no separation," said Macklemore in his acceptance speech.

Out NBA center Jason Collins introduced last night's live performance of "Same Love," which featured a special guest appearance from Jennifer Hudson.

Check out video of the acceptance speech and live performance below, along with the powerful original music video.



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