Back to Blog >Cindy McCain in “8,” Senate Support for Marriage Equality & More NewsReadings of the play “8” in all 50 StatesRichard Dreyfuss Heads All-Star Cast of “8″ in San DiegoNew Marriage Equality Ad Airing Nationwide Features Morgan FreemanBrad Pitt Donates $100,000 for Marriage EffortsCouples Use Their Weddings to Raise Awareness and Funds for Marriage EqualitySan Francisco Reading of “8″ Gets Rave ReviewNOM Launches Attack Ads in Battleground States. AFER Factchecks.California Speaker John A. Pérez, Cleve Jones, Dustin Lance Black and more star in “8” San Francisco
“8″ the Play
April 9, 2013
In this week's episode of Marriage News Watch: Cindy McCain announces her appearance in “8,” Dustin Lance Black’s play about the Prop 8 trial, state polling, and more news.
December 20, 2012
“8” is sweeping the nation. From Alaska to Florida, Maine to Hawaii, people across the nation are learning about what happened when fear and prejudice were put on trial.
December 11, 2012
Richard Dreyfuss, joined AFER Boardmember and “8” playwright Dustin Lance Black, Annette O’Toole, Lance Bass, and Bruce Vilanch for a one-night-only benefit reading of the play “8” in San Diego.
November 26, 2012
Sunday, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation launched a TV ad nationwide featuring gay and lesbian couples, their families, and the voice of Morgan Freeman.
October 31, 2012
Actor Brad Pitt – who portrayed Chief Judge Vaughn Walker in the Los Angeles premiere of “8” –is matching all donations to HRC's marriage efforts today, up to $100,000. All gifts will help in the four states where marriage is on the ballot.
October 16, 2012
Celebrities, like Jason Mraz, Brad Pitt & Angeline Jolie, and Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard have pledged not to get married until all their friends can. But what about the couples who, understandably, don’t want to—or can’t—wait to get married?
October 9, 2012
Sunday's reading of the play "8" in San Francisco received a glowing article by the San Francisco Chronicle
October 4, 2012
The National Organization for Marriage is ramping up their campaigns in Minnesota and Maine with two new television commercials. AFER corrects their claims with real facts.
October 2, 2012
The renowned American Conservatory Theatre will stage a one-night-only benefit reading of “8” in San Francisco on October 7.