White Knot

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The White Knot Symbol

The White Knot is a symbol of support for same-sex marriage in the United States.

The White Knot combines two symbols of marriage, the color white and "tying the knot" to represent support for same-sex marriage.[1] The White Knot has been worn publicly by many celebrities as a means of demonstrating solidarity with that cause.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

The White Knot was created by Frank Voci in November 2008, in response to the passage of Proposition 8 in California and bans on same-sex marriage and denial of other civil rights for LGBT persons across the nation.[11]

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  1. ^ Marriage Equality. WhiteKnot.org. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  2. ^ White Knot? Why Not?. NBC New York. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  3. ^ Lapel watch: White ribbon for equality? Knot, really – latimes.com. Latimesblogs.latimes.com (26 February 2009). Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  4. ^ Barnes, Brooks. (2008-11-26) Another Cause, Another Ribbon – NYTimes.com. Thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  5. ^ Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl: White Knot for Gay Marriage. E! Online (7 February 2009). Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  6. ^ White Knot Oscars And Spirit Awards Lists –. Deadline.com. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  7. ^ Hibberd, James. (2009-02-10) Oscar fashion preview: White knots on the red carpet? | PopWatch | EW.com. Popwatch.ew.com. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  8. ^ [1] Archived 15 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ Is the White Knot the New Red Ribbon? |Gay News|Gay Blog Towleroad. Towleroad.com (19 November 2008). Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  10. ^ Frontiers IN L.A. :: Volume 27 :: Issue 23. (PDF) . Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  11. ^ About White Knot for Equality. WhiteKnot.org. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.

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