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61 Examples of Gay Rights Advocacy

Civil Liberties Rejoiced with Pope Francis' Gay Rights Stance

— July 29, 2013 — Pop Culture
Earlier today, a huge step towards human rights was displayed when Pope Francis' gay rights stance shocked and wowed the world. Historically, the Catholic church has had a negative opinion on homosexuals, and in the Pope's comment, "Who am I to judge?" a religion may have just become closer to being more accepting.

In light of these comments, it is important to remember the journey the LGBT community has taken to try and receive acceptance, and all the different committees put into place in order to support gay rights. There have been many different techniques used; from the humorous video 'Gay Men Will Marry your Girlfriends,' to horrifying ads such as the suicide prevention campaign by the Trevor Project. Pope Francis' gay rights stance may be the beginning of extending human rights and allowing all people to love and live freely.
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Marriage Equality Music Videos
Marriage Equality Music Videos
The Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Video Supports Civil Rights
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Red-Head Political Parodies
Red-Head Political Parodies
RED with Jesse Tyler Ferguson Takes a Run at Republicans
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Heartfelt Pride Short Films
Heartfelt Pride Short Films
‘Together’ by Jeff Feuerzeig Reveals Life Tales of Coming
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Comical Civil Rights Videos
Comical Civil Rights Videos
'College Humor' Injects Humor into Critical Gay Marriage Controversy
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Same-Sex Marriage Status Updates
Same-Sex Marriage Status Updates
The Facebook Relationship Icons Welcome Two Additions
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Gay Lifestyle Webisodes
Gay Lifestyle Webisodes
The Homosexual-Focused Web Series ‘The Outs’ is Shot in NYC
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Gay-Friendly Car Blogs
Gay-Friendly Car Blogs
2012 NAIAS Updates by GayWheels.com
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Lesbian Pop Star Parodies
Lesbian Pop Star Parodies
The ‘Gayfriend’ Justin Bieber YouTube Spoof is LGBT Friendly
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Equality-Promoting Wines
Equality-Promoting Wines
The 'Homovino' Wine Encourages Equality for All Couples
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Glitzy Gay Rights Protests
Glitzy Gay Rights Protests
Code Pink Activists Glitter Bomb Tim Pawlenty
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LGBT-Friendly Gaming
LGBT-Friendly Gaming
A Closed World Will Help You Empathize With Others' Lifestyles
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Gay Rights Fairytale Classics
Gay Rights Fairytale Classics
The 'Cinderfella' Todrick Hall Video is Adorably Modern
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Calling In Gay to Work
Calling In Gay to Work
Protesting Prop 8 Through Charitable Work
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Gay Athlete-Supporting Ads
Gay Athlete-Supporting Ads
JetBlue Executes an Online Tribute Campaign to NBA’s Jason Collin
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Gay Puppet Petitions
Gay Puppet Petitions
Lair Scott Asks If Bert and Ernie Should Marry on Sesame Street
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Gay Activist Humor
Gay Activist Humor
Answer Tennessee's Don't Say Gay Bill With "It's OK to be Takei"
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Stigma-Slaying Stories
Stigma-Slaying Stories
The New Archie Comic 'Just Married' Features its First Gay Marriage
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Gay Rights Media Graphs
Gay Rights Media Graphs
The Showing Support for Marriage Equality on Facebook Graph is Telling
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Targeting The Gays
Targeting The Gays
Obama LGBT Ads
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LGBT Cookie Campaigns
LGBT Cookie Campaigns
The OREO 'Pride' Ad is Supportive, Adorable and Colorful
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Same-Sex Spousal Graphs
Same-Sex Spousal Graphs
The 'All's Fair in Love' Infographic Shows Positive Change
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Fierce LGBT-Celebrating Editorials
Fierce LGBT-Celebrating Editorials
'The Streets of San Francisco' Celebrates the City's Gay Pride
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Campy Coffee Brands
Campy Coffee Brands
Gay Coffee Raises Awareness with Same-Sex Supportive Brews
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Banning Gay Commercials
Banning Gay Commercials
Gayonnais Ad Leads to Heinz Boycott
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Male-Focused Makeup Lines
Male-Focused Makeup Lines
The Tom Ford for Men Collection Offers Fellows Some Cosmetics
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LGBT-Celebrating Sneakers
LGBT-Celebrating Sneakers
The Nike 2012 Pride Pack Applauds Gay Community Achievements
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Gay Equality on Dating Sites
Gay Equality on Dating Sites
eHarmony Required to Match Same-Sex Couples
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Elderly Equal Rights Pleas
Elderly Equal Rights Pleas
86-Year-Old WWII Vet for Gay Marriage Goes Viral
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Candid Pride Portraits
Candid Pride Portraits
Molly Landreth Gives the LGBT Community a Voice Through Her Images
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Gay Marriage Gaming
Gay Marriage Gaming
Elder Scrolls: Skyrim Includes Interspecial, Same-Sex Relationships
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Gay Athletes
Gay Athletes
High School and College Athletes Coming Out Sooner Than Ever
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Gay Days At Walt Disney World
Gay Days At Walt Disney World
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Corporate Gay Support
Corporate Gay Support
Google Against Proposition 8
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Gay Rights Stunts
Gay Rights Stunts
4,000 Singapore GLBT Supporters Show Up at Pink Dot 2010
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Queer Stereotype Posters
Queer Stereotype Posters
Queer Categories by Paul Tuller Shows the Shift of Once Harsh Terms
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Gay Community Portraits
Gay Community Portraits
The Outliers by Elle Perez Captures Hard-Hitting and Honest Images
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Global Activism Graphics
Global Activism Graphics
The ‘State of LGBT Rights Around the World’ Infographic is In
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Teen Homophobia Awareness Films
Teen Homophobia Awareness Films
"By The Way, I'm Gay"
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Same-Sex Marriage Films
Same-Sex Marriage Films
The '9 Years Strong' Video Aims to End Gay Marriage Discrimination
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Same-Sex Wedding Cards
Same-Sex Wedding Cards
Hallmark Capitalizes on Ellen DeGeneres' Marriage
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Pop Icon Activism
Pop Icon Activism
Appearance by Lady Gaga at the National Equality March Raises Awareness
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Rainbow Pride Photography
Rainbow Pride Photography
The 'Gay Pride Vancouver' Images from Jag Nagra are Colorfully Proud
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Gay Classic Comics
Gay Classic Comics
Kevin Keller is the First Gay Character in Archie Comic Books
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Political Pioneer Vino Branding
Political Pioneer Vino Branding
Harvey Milk Wine Pays Tribute to the Late American Politician
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Gay Action Figures
Gay Action Figures
Pink Plastic Suckadelic Toys That Shouldn't be Left in the Closet
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Gender Equality-Advocating Collections
Gender Equality-Advocating Collections
These Nike Collections Celebrate Gender Equality
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Global Gay Galas
Global Gay Galas
Grand Finale of Carnival in Rio Features Parade of Feathers + Glitter
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Same-Sex Infographics
Same-Sex Infographics
The Guardian Creates a Gay Rights Chart to Show an American Perspective
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Marriage Equality Internet Memes
Marriage Equality Internet Memes
These Memes for Red Equality Offer Very Creative Variants
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LGBT Pride Alcohol
LGBT Pride Alcohol
Absolut Colors
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Sassy LGBT Greetings
Sassy LGBT Greetings
Unfortunately Cards for The Gaily Churns out Brutally Honest Messages
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Gay-Friendly City Rankings
Gay-Friendly City Rankings
San Francisco is Not the Gayest U.S. City of Them All
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Homosexual Media Celebrations
Homosexual Media Celebrations
‘Out 100' Honors Gay Icons of 2008
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Targetting Gay Youth for Awareness
Targetting Gay Youth for Awareness
‘AIDS is Still a Big Deal' Informative Webisodes
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Suicide Prevention Ads
Suicide Prevention Ads
The Trevor Project Campaign is Aimed at LGBTQ Youth
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Emotional LGBT-Awareness Shots
Emotional LGBT-Awareness Shots
The L. Weingarten 'A Series of Questions' Series Fights Transphobia
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LGBT Comic Book Characters
LGBT Comic Book Characters
Archie Comics' Character Kevin Got His First Kiss
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Gayvertising Shoes
Gayvertising Shoes
Bianco Footwear Homolicious Ads
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