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01/28/2013

Komen founder puts pink ribbon on civil rights present

by Jeremy Hooper

Nancy Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is taking a public stand for marriage equality:

It may look like a bit of PR-savvy outreach to liberals turned off by Komen’s actions. But it’s also another cause genuinely close to Nancy Brinker’s heart: Eric, 37, is gay and talking publicly about it for the first time.
FULL: For Komen founder Nancy Brinker, gay rights is another issue close to the family [WaPo / Reliable Source]

And just like that, social conservatives find another kind of race (the Race for the Cure) to claim we equality activists are falsely equating with sexual orientation.

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