Neil Patrick Harris, Robert De Niro and
Julianne Moore were among the celebrities attending the Human Rights
Campaign's (HRC) Americans for Marriage Equality campaign launch
Monday's New York City party was hosted
by the Calvin Klein Collection's creative team of Francisco Costa and
Americans for Marriage Equality is an
HRC video campaign that features celebrities, politicians and
athletes urging Americans to support marriage equality. It is
modeled after the group's highly successful New Yorkers for Marriage
Also attending the event were New York
Rangers left wing Sean Avery, comedian Jerry Seinfeld, New York City
Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Vogue editor-in-chief Anna
Wintour and singer Courtney Love.
Several of the celebrities in
attendance, including Avery,
participated in HRC's campaign to win gay marriage in New York.
HRC's Americans for Marriage Equality
campaign premiered on October 31 with a video featuring Julian
Bond, chairman emeritus of the National Association for the
Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Actor John
Leguizamo and playwright Katori
Hall have also recorded videos for the campaign.