Grammy winner and Mechanicsville native Jason Mraz has recorded a PSA for the Human Rights Campaign’s Americans for Marriage Equality campaign.
Mraz joins various other big names who have lent their names to the campaign, including Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), the Rev. Al Sharpton, actors Aisha Tyler and Michael K. Williams and Newark mayor Cory Booker. Mraz’s video can be viewed here.
“Millions of Americans listen to Jason Mraz’s love songs, yet not all loving relationships are treated with the same dignity and respect,” said HRC President Joe Solmonese. “Gay and lesbian couples share the same values as everyone else – love and commitment – and deserve equal treatment under the law.”
Wal-Mart has recently extended health insurance coverage for its transgender employees, according to a Bloomberg News story posted Monday. “At Wal-Mart, respect for the individual is one of the core beliefs that are the foundation of our company,” spokesman Kevin Gardner said in an e-mailed statement to Bloomberg. “We are committed to fostering an inclusive [...]