Albuquerque, NM – June 4, 2015 – This week, Freedom to Marry launched a bilingual ad campaign that will run in parts of Texas and Southern New Mexico. The ads highlight the fact that “we don’t turn our backs on family,” and that each LGTB individual is someone’s mother, daughter, sister, father, son, brother, friend, or family member.
“As I recently stated in an op-ed, LGBT individuals are more than their sexual orientation, and I commend Freedom to Marry for sharing this message in southern New Mexico,” said Amber Royster, Executive Director of EQNM. “This is a powerful message that we all need to be reminded of time and again that family is family and familia es familia, and this is a message that rings especially true given that the latest Gallup polls show that 72% of Latinos in the United States support marriage equality.”
The ads will air in conjunction with national pride month, and serve as a reminder that families stick together. The ads can be viewed online:
Spanish ad - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Bd2UVlgtYI
English ad - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Bd2UVlgtYI
About EQNM: Equality New Mexico is committed to educating to change hearts and minds, advocating for those treated unfairly, and helping to empower communities and individuals to achieve a fair and just New Mexico.