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Purveyor

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Tue Dec 31, 2013, 07:40 PM Dec 2013

Conservatives Urge Boycott Of Rose Parade Over Same-Sex Wedding Float

Anti-LGBT activists and other right-wing conservatives are calling for a boycott of the 2014 Rose Parade because of a parade float that will feature the wedding of a same-sex couple.

CBS Los Angeles reported on Monday that Aubrey Loots and Danny LeClair plan to formalize their partnership of 12 years atop a float sponsored by the AIDS Health Foundation in this year’s parade.

The two will be the first same-sex couple to get married in the parade. On its Facebook Page, the foundation announced that the two men will be married on top of a float made of thousands of flowers shaped into a white wedding cake. The float will be one of 45 featured in this year’s Rose Parade, a tradition that dates back 125 years.

The theme of the float will be “Dreams Come True,” which for LeClair and Loots, could not be more true.

“AIDS Healthcare Foundation is about love is the ultimate protection. We’ve taken it to love saves lives. This is about love, across the world, no boundaries. We’re celebrating love,” Loots said to CBS. “This is also an opportunity, for us, to give a voice to people who don’t have a platform like this to express their love, in this country and many other countries, too.”

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http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/12/31/conservatives-urge-boycott-of-rose-parade-over-same-sex-wedding-float/

Good! It will make for a much better parade without 'them'...

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Conservatives Urge Boycott Of Rose Parade Over Same-Sex Wedding Float (Original Post) Purveyor Dec 2013 OP
It's not like the stands would be empty. The whole things a mob scene. Shrike47 Dec 2013 #1

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