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Dear America: Support Gay Marriage Or These Gay Guys Will Marry Your Girlfriends!
November 13, 2012
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Be aware: there's a little swearing in the vid. Potentially NSFW.

You know that old saying about baby steps? Well, gay marriage in the U.S. is taking some right now.

Last week, Americans in four states voted for ballot initiatives that either support same-sex unions or refuse to allow an attack on them.

Maine and Maryland both approved ballot initiatives to begin allowing same-sex unions.

Minnesota voters struck down an initiative to define marriage as "between a man and a woman" in the state constitution.

And in Washington State, voters approved Referendum 74, legalizing gay marriage.

This is a big deal. It's the first time laws supporting gay marriage have been enacted by popular vote in the U.S.

Six other states already allowed gay marriage, but those laws were enacted by lawmakers or court rulings.

So this is an exciting step in the right direction. But as this video from College Humor points out, there's still more to be done.

And unless people start doing it, gay men will marry your girlfriends.

The video is an urgent warning to straight men everywhere: gay men are in better shape than you. They know the difference between baba ganoush and hummus. They actually like going to the gym.

And they know the owner of that art gallery your girlfriend wants to visit. His name's Maurice.

So here's what they want straight American men to understand: if you don't get on board with gay marriage, then you will lose your girlfriend to a gay guy. And you'll have no one to blame but yourself.

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