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Popular “Project Runway” mentor Tim Gunn has three words for California’s gay marriage advocates: “Make it work.”
And the urbane advisor — who won the hearts of audiences with his advice to aspiring fashion designers on the fashion design reality television show – put the emphasis on W-word.
“If we are going to change the hearts and minds of people throughout the state, it’s going to take you and me working for it,” Gunn said in this video for the Courage Campaign.
Gunn, who also is creative director at Liz Claiborne Inc, is working with the group to rally Californians to repeal Proposition 8, which bans gay marriage in the nation’s most populous state.
from Summit Notebook:
As a designer, Jonathan Adler is not too worried about the recession crimping sales of his home goods. As a newlywed, one issue that does concern him is the rights of gay couples.
Adler married Simon Doonan, the creative director at Barneys, in San Francisco last September.
As Adler told the Reuters Global Luxury Summit, he is "just trying to get my civil rights." He said most people do not understand rights that gay couples - even those married under state law - do not have.