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Cynthia Nixon and Sean Avery in Albany to Lobby for New York Marriage Equality: Video

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Actress Cynthia Nixon and New York Ranger Sean Avery were in Albany today bringing some star power to lobby senators on marriage equality there.

Said Avery: 

“There’s a gentleman from Staten Island that I’m looking for that I’d like to have a chat with and shore up a couple of votes. I’m going to do it as kindly and gently as possibly for the next couple of hours.”

Watch both of them speak to reporters, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Photo: Cynthia Nixon And Christine Marinoni With Their Baby Boy

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Cynthia Nixon and her Christine Marinoni welcomed Max Ellington Nixon-Marinoni to their family last week. A picture of the happy family has now been released. Looks like little Max definitely has Marinoni's red hair - and lots of it.


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Cynthia Nixon To NOM Pres: 'We Have No Desire To Change Marriage'

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Yesterday, several panelists took the stage at the New Yorker Festival's session for "Love and Obstacles: The Case for Gay Marriage." Joining victorious Prop 8 lawyer David Boies were R. Clarke Cooper, Gene Robinson, Jeffrey Toobin and Cynthia Nixon and NOM's Brian Brown, who sat to Nixon's left.

The Sex & the City star made a very clear, coherent counter argument to Brown's view that, by seeking marriage equality, gays and lesbians wish to completely redefine marriage. Said Nixon:

"I want to say to the gentleman to my left, gay people who want to marry have no desire to redefine marriage in any way. When women got the vote they did not redefine voting. When African-Americans got the right to sit at a lunch counter alongside white people, they did not redefine eating out. They were simply invited to the table...We have no desire to change marriage. We want to be entitled to not only the same privileges, but the same responsibilities as straight people."

Brown must think this is just more gay trickery at work. Watch the clip of Nixon's well-received comment, AFTER THE JUMP.

Also, Broadway World has photos from the panel.

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WE GIVE A DAMN: Cynthia Nixon, Sharon Osbourne and Karolína Kurková talk about why they give a damn about LGBT parents and their kids.

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