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Friendly Voices - Maya Angelou



“I would ask every man and every woman who’s had the blessing of having children, ‘Would you deny your son or your daughter the ecstasy of finding someone to love?' To love someone takes a lot of courage. So how much more is one challenged when the love is of the same sex and the laws say, ‘I forbid you from loving this person’?” - Maya Angelou, phoning New York state Sen. Shirley L. Huntley (D-Queens) and asking that she support marriage equality.

Sen. Huntley says that while she enjoys Angelou's poetry, her opinion on same-sex marriage is unchanged. “If they gave me a million dollars, tax free, I just wouldn’t vote for it.”

The last legislative session of the New York Senate is June 20th. Contact YOUR New York state Senator here and demand that they support the rights of ALL of their constituents. This Sunday there will be a rally in Athens Park, Astoria as Western Queens For Marriage Equality demands the vote of state Sen. George Onorato.

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