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Watch the full interview with Mary Lambert here. Singer-songwriter Mary Lambert, who shot to fame when her powerful voice
When Warren G first topped charts in 1994 with his inescapable hit "Regulate," featuring fellow West Coast rapper Nate Dogg, hip hop was no place for gays. In recent years, that has started to change... slowly.
They were one of 33 couples -- including same-sex couples -- who said "I do" in a mass wedding at the 2014 Grammy Awards.
Playing straight was probably the biggest roles of our careers. While we subsisted, we became the Best Men at their weddings
H/T Towleroad "If you care about children, this thing ought to appall you because gay marriage is bad for children," Fischer
The Grammys presented an image that quietly disqualified those fears and judgments, an image captured in what should be seen as the beautifully universal light of love.
The Huffington Post reached out to Macklemore for comment and further contextualization of the tweet but did not receive
Last year, Fischer slammed marriage equality as "pseudo, counterfeit," and "fake," before noting, "I refer to homosexual
Macklemore was joined for the gig by his producing partner, Ryan Lewis, and singer Mary Lambert to play the hit single "Same Love." Hours before the show, news leaked that Macklemore and Madonna's performance would host the marriage ceremonies of 33 couples, to be officiated by Queen Latifah.
But many appreciated and felt validated by Macklemore's statement: Reactions to the performance on Twitter were mixed, but
Macklemore hit the stage at the Staples Center on Sunday (Jan. 26) for a performance at the 56th annual Grammy Awards.
The 30-year-old rapper was joined for the gig by his producing partner, Ryan Lewis, and singer Mary Lambert to play the hit
Being a straight, bi-racial, teenage girl growing up in Northern California I'm often told that I don't understand the racial struggle faced by African-Americans, or that because I'm a teenager, I don't know about the "real issues." But that doesn't mean I can't stand up for someone else's rights.
What do the Warwick University men's rowing team and Macklemore have in common? They are all young, straight, attractive, white men taking a public stance against homophobia and receiving a lot of credit for it.
Read more about Adenau's project via his Kickstarter here, and be sure to check out his website. An outspoken visual artist
Queer recording artists who have been singing out loud before any major media outlet would have celebrated it, and who write about the wide range of issues that plague the LGBTQ community, truly represent the rawness of our diverse community.
"Same Love" has become a cultural measuring stick, a way of testing acceptance of gays and lesbians in any environment. Can you play it at work? Does it play on your radio station? Can your teacher play it at school? It's the perfect thermometer for the chilly LGBT climate.