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Brad Pitt makes marriage equality donation

Brad Pitt has donated $100,000 to a campaign for marriage equality. The Hollywood star is famously pro same-sex unions, at one time even insisting he wouldn't wed his now fiancée Angelina Jolie until everyone was free to marry their partner of choice. The star has now shown his support once again by donating a large sum to the Human Rights Campaign.

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4th November 2012 08:07

Alessia Valenza | ILGA North America

The organisation is currently vying for marriage equality in the US states of Maryland, Maine, Washington and Minnesota ahead of the American election on November 6.

"It’s unbelievable to me that people’s lives and relationships are literally being voted on in a matter of days," Brad wrote in an email sent to the organisation’s supporters. "If you’re like me, you don’t want to have to ask yourself on the day after the election, what else could I have done?"

Chad Griffin is HRC’s president and couldn’t be happier about Brad’s involvement. He explained the money will offer a "vital resource" when it comes to campaigning.

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