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Tag: Pride Foundation


Pro-gay marriage ads start airing statewide during Olympic Games’ opening ceremony tonight

A Northwest gay-advocacy group is airing television ads statewide tonight in support of same-sex marriage during the local televising of the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games from London.

The ads, sponsored by the Seattle-based Pride Foundation, feature former Washington state senator Cheryl Pflug, a Republican from suburban Maple Valley who talks about gay and lesbian couples she has known and the need to let them marry.

Pride Foundation and New York-based Freedom to Marry released copies of the 30-second ad exclusively to The Olympian and News Tribune late Thursday.

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