Marriage Equality USA announced that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will be one of the special guests attending the inaugural Marriage Equality USA Los Angeles Awards Reception this Saturday August 10th. Mayor Garcetti has a solid record of working for human rights & a strong relationship with L.A.'s LGBT community. He will be joining West Hollywood Mayor Abbe Land, GLAAD National Spokesperson Wilson Cruz, The Real L Word actor Raquel Castaneda & others to honor City Controller Ron Galperin, the Latino Equality Alliance & the Robert John Russo Gallery. This event will bring together LGBT community members & leaders, straight allies, entertainment industry, corporate leaders & celebrities to raise funds for and highlight contributions to the marriage equality movement. Brian Silva, Marriage Equality USA Executive Director stated,
"We are coming together in Los Angeles at a historic moment in our journey, to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage rulings & also to rededicate ourselves to our ongoing work to make marriage equality a reality in all 50 states." Jane Wishon, Marriage Equality USA Board President added, "We are gathering to acknowledge the leaders who are going the distance to make sure the Constitution's fundamental guarantees of freedom and fairness apply to all Americans. It feels wonderful to celebrate knowing that loving, committed gay & lesbian couples are once again getting legally married every day in all 58 counties of our Golden State.” The event will be held on Saturday, August 10th, from 4-7P at Traxx @ Union Station, 800 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles.
For Info & Tix: marriageequality.org
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