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Jason Mraz Fights For LGBT Rights Some More!

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He's amazing!

While attending the Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast this weekend, Jason Mraz was touched by the cause. It brought him back to his own childhood and why he believes in standing up for LGBT equality.

He took to his blog to explain:

"When I was in high school, I experienced being bullied. For whatever reason, there were a few students that enjoyed calling me 'faggot' as I walked thru the lunchroom. On one occasion, just before graduation, I was in the wrong place at the wrong time and picked up a few punches, kicks and scrapes to add to my story. I never knew why the handsome lads called me names or felt the need to bully me, but it happened and I let their actions contribute a great deal to my moving away from that community.

Shortly after the row, my best friend came out, sharing with his friends and family that he was gay. In my small town, this was uncommon and since then I’ve considered my friend to be the bravest man in the world. Aware of the hate within our community, I was afraid my friend might be inviting trouble to his door – but that never stopped him from being fully expressed.

This is why I am actively seeking equality for the whole. When all of us are acknowledged as the human equals that we really are, there will be no space left for bullying. It will no longer be wrong to choose one thing over another. Equality and Separation cannot exist in the same space."

Amen.

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Dear Bakersfield, This SUCKS!

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Disgusting!

While Equality California has campaigned relentlessly to pass a bill to recognize May 22nd as Harvey Milk day, the Kern High School District in Bakersfield has passed a motion to prevent schools from teaching about the famed openly gay politician who dedicated his life to help promote LGBT equality!

Unbelievable. Way to ignore all of the good and significant changes Milk lost his life to make in our government and society!

CLICK HERE to tell Bakersfield what we think of their DESPICABLE HOMOPHOBIA by making a donation to Harvey Milk Day!

EQUALITY FOR ALL!

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