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How to help
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  • Talk to friends and family about Equal Marriage for Same-Sex couples and get them to help out. Tell your friends about our site.
  • If you have a web site, link to us, or encourage other web sites to do the same.
  • If you are part of a faith community that does not support equal marriage, please work to encourage your spiritual leaders to allow the solemnization of same-sex marriages by willing, licensed clergy. Speak openly about your misgivings. There's more you can do. When the collection plate is passed, don't give your usual tithes, offering, or special gifts. Drop a note in the collection of donations instead, making it clear that you love your faith but that you can no longer support the untruth and injustice that flows out of anti-gay teachings or actions. Sign your note proudly, or not, according to your comfort. Then give your regular donation to a gay-positive faith community or organization. There are many opportunities to A database of clergy in support of same-sex marriage has been developed  by us, on behalf of the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto for Canadians for Equal Marriagedo justice. End spiritual abuse.
  • If you are a member of clergy or a faith community leader who can solemnize marriages, please let us know you support equal marriage and learn how to help.
  • Write letters and make phone calls of appreciation to those who support same-sex marriage, and help inform those who are still against equality. Contact politicians, media, religious leaders, unions, etc.
  • Visit your local Member of Parliament to increase support for equal marriage.
  • Consider a donation to assist in advocacy expenses.
  • Consider hosting or planning an event in support of equal marriage (i.e., conferences, panel discussions, readings, lectures, fundraisers, rallies, etc.).
  • If you are getting married, consider making marriage equality a part of your day: invite guests to donate to our trust accounts.
  • Consider sponsoring (funding) a project or donating services.
  • Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up with the latest news and events.
  • Give your online business to our affiliates and advertisers. All fees or commissions are directed to the Equal Marriage Pride trust account, in support of marriage equality advocacy.
  • Consider your unique circumstances, network, skills and inclinations and take ownership for contributing to change. Write to us to explore more.
  • Vote for politicians who support human rights.

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