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Gay Marriage Rose Parade

On New Year’s Day Aubrey Loots and Danny Leclair became the first gay couple married atop the AIDS Healthcare Foundation float in the Tournament of Roses Parade.  But none of the millions of television viewers who watch the parade in over one hundred countries were able to see it due to every television station ignoring it.

So called “christians” wept and gnashed their teeth in the days leading up to the wedding.  But as the marriage took place hundreds of pectators cheered, providing a mass affirmation for the couple, but not everyone present was supportive of the couples marriage or of the lgbt community.

Several television stations filming the parade cut away from the float, major stations like NBC, ABC.  And even those cutie Canadian twins  Drew and Jonathan Scott of HGTV’s  Property Brothers who were covering the parade for the channel talked about the float itself, but did not mention the historic moment that had taken place just minutes before

None of the television stations have given any reason as to why they cut away or didn’t announce the couples marriage and they won’t unless we ask them.

Contact NBCABC, and HGTV, via Twitter and ask them why they ignored a historical event in LGBT history.

 

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  1. I hadn’t realized it was blacked out. Have heard so much favorable response, am angry to hear it was not showcased.

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