Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt got married last weekend at their magical fairy castle in France. Mazel tov! Oh wait, except that is exactly what the federal government tells countless gay couples every day by refusing to recognize their rights to get married.
In an e-mail to members of the Human Rights Campaign, Pitt wrote that it's "unbelievable" that people's relationships will be put to a vote on Election Day. The Washington, D. Home All Sections Search.
By Daily Mail Reporter. Brad Pitt says that even though his mother came out against President Obama and same-sex marriage, he is very happy about the election and feels that the country is headed in the right direction by allowing equal rights to all couples. In an interview with People magazine, Pitt said that he respectfully disagrees with his mother's position and has been an outspoken advocate for legalizing gay marriage throughout the U.
The showbiz matriarch - whose son Brad is one of the most vocal supporters of gay rights in Hollywood - has written a letter to her local newspaper the News-Leader in Springfield, Missouri, urging people to vote for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, due to him being a 'family man with high morals'. She also hits out at US President Barack Obama because he supports the 'killing of unborn babies and same-sex marriage'. She wrote: 'I am But I think any Christian should spend much time in prayer before refusing to vote for a family man with high morals, business experience, who is against abortion, and shares Christian conviction concerning homosexuality just because he is a Mormon.
The 'Fight Club' star has encouraged fans to donate cash to the Human Rights Campaign which raises awareness and supports marriage equality in the US, and says he'll match dollar for dollar every donation. Brad and Angelina have said they won't marry until everyone has the right to do so in the US. In a statement, he said: "It's unbelievable to me that people's lives and relationships are literally being voted on in a matter of days.
The Academy Award-winning actor is a strong sponsor for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT advocacy and redefining, but this move is his biggest yet. The National Marriage Fund is focused on supporting initiatives in four states where same-sex marriage legislation will appear on the Nov. Subsequently, Chad Griffin, the president of the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization in celebrated Pitt's donation.
The star and social activist sees the discrimination ending soon. No state should decide who can marry and who cannot. Thanks to the tireless work of so many, someday soon this discrimination will end and every American will be able to enjoy their equal right to marriage.
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If there's one important thing to like about Brad Pitt — and there are many likable traits to choose from — it's the fact that the celebrated actor uses his celebrity power to do good things for people and the world. When MTV News caught up with Pitt recently during the press day for " Killing Them Softly ," his upcoming crime-thriller-with-a-message, we asked for his thoughts on the socially progressive results in the recent election on the issues of legalizing gay marriage — a cause Pitt publicly supports — and marijuana in some states. It's what makes us great," Pitt said when asked about what he thinks about Maine, Maryland and Washington legalizing gay marriage.
Pitt said his contribution will match donations to the Human Rights Campaign as it works to pass ballot referendums in Maryland, Maine and Washington State that would permit same-sex marriage and works to defeat the Minnesota amendment. Especially when groups like the Human Rights Campaign are fighting these battles day-in and day-out. This is our last chance to make a difference.