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Huffington Post: Proudly Advocating for Love and Freedom

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June 17, 2013

“Marriage and so many issues come down to the most basic freedoms: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Both of our movements seek to define, build, and celebrate a diversity of families. This includes the right to control what you do with your body, the agency to choose whom to love and be intimate with, the ability to decide how and when to build a family, and the power to build a community that reflects and protects these values. These are the building blocks of the LGBTQ movement, but also of the reproductive justice movement. Both of our movements hold true that those most personal decisions of love and sex and family should not be intruded upon by politics.”

-Rea Carey, Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and Kierra Johnson, Executive Director of Choice USA

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