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Freedom to Marry, Lance Bass to Go For World Record With Massive Toast to Gay Marriage

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On June 16th, Lance Bass – in partnership with Freedom to Marry, SKYY Vodka, and #ToastToMarriage– will kick off a nationwide campaign for marriage equality with an attempt at the Guinness World Record for the Largest Arms-Linked Toast.  

Lance bassThe kick-off toast in Atlanta, Georgia will be followed by a series of events across the country to raise awareness and funds for Freedom to Marry. Events will be held in Fort Lauderdale, Philadelphia, Columbus, Chicago, New Orleans, Houston, Phoenix, San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

To find out how you can join the toasts across the country, visit www.toasttomarriage.com.

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  1. Hummmm... no venue available for San Francisco. Odd.

    Posted by: Cary Chauvet | Jun 13, 2014 1:51:41 PM


  2. NB to the Organizers:

    Not for Nothing!! BUT it would have been a great gesture to have Chosen Cambridge City Hall as a starting point and lead an arm in arm toast all the way to the MA State Capital, where you might just recall it was at the Cambridge city Hall that the FIRST LEGAL Same Sex Marriage license was issued... Lastly, it was 10 yrs ago last month that MA BECAME THE FIRST STATE TO Officially Endorse SSM!!! I suspect an actual tribute and recognition of SSM was lost in the planning of this event.......

    Posted by: AJ | Jun 13, 2014 2:12:19 PM


  3. BTW it is only a distance of 2.5 Miles

    Posted by: AJ | Jun 13, 2014 2:14:54 PM


  4. and the Boston area has more then the 2500+ people to have accomplished this feat!!

    Posted by: AJ | Jun 13, 2014 2:17:31 PM


  5. stop trying to make lance bass happen. it's not going to happen

    Posted by: jaker | Jun 13, 2014 3:24:43 PM


  6. Sounds like a way to sell vodka and line Bass' pockets

    Posted by: Tristram | Jun 13, 2014 3:25:35 PM


  7. Sounds like a way to sell vodka and line Bass' pockets

    Posted by: Tristram | Jun 13, 2014 3:25:35 PM


  8. LOL JAKER'S comment wins!

    Posted by: whitneyisadude | Jun 13, 2014 3:45:47 PM


  9. stop trying to make lance bass happen. it's not going to happen

    Posted by: jaker | Jun 13, 2014 3:24:43 PM

    agree

    Posted by: Moz's | Jun 13, 2014 4:15:22 PM


  10. It was a foregone conclusion that all the bitter, old queens would be out trolling Towleroad and trashing Lance Bass the minute that there was an article about him. He has already "happened" as he is a frequent guest commentator, host and reporter on various entertainment programmes. Most likely he is making more money by his doing that than any of the old "Think They Are Queens For A Day" will ever even dream of making. Furthermore, these events are meant to raise support for gay rights across the country, and that includes the South, an area where gay rights groups are working to build public support for human rights and marriage equality. Lance Bass is doing a great thing here, and he should be applauded for his doing so.

    Posted by: RonCharles | Jun 14, 2014 2:35:55 AM


  11. To the haters: In addition to what RonCharles noted, Lance Bass has produced two documentaries that raise awareness of LBG issues.

    What have any of you done?

    Posted by: alex | Jun 14, 2014 4:09:38 AM


  12. I think Lance Bass has already happened. His net worth is very likely more than the combined total of everyone who will post on this article. You might not care about what he has accomplished, but wouldn't that also be true of most entertainers? If you don't think what he has accomplished counts as "happened," I fear your bar may be a bit high.

    Posted by: Icarus | Jun 14, 2014 5:30:32 PM


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