First, Towleroad reported that Brad Pitt has donated $100,000 to fight Proposition 8, the November ballot measure that would ban same-sex marriage in California. Then, Bruce Bastian, then-Mormon-now-openly Gay Utah resident and WordPerfect co-founder, has donated $1 million. Last night my girl, Chelsea Handler, announced that she will contribute $5,000 (plus another $10 from Chuy - her assistant.) to fight Prop 8.
(Proposition 8: ELIMINATES RIGHT OF SAME-SEX COUPLES TO MARRY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
Changes California Constitution to eliminate right of same-sex couples to marry. Provides that only a marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.)
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