Sarah Jessica Parker, Edward Norton and
Susan Sarandon are among the celebrities set to appear at a
fundraiser to support Maryland's gay marriage law.
The event, to be held September 13 at
New York City's James Hotel, will be hosted by Brian Ellner and Josh
Earlier this year, Maryland lawmakers
approved the marriage law, which does not take effect until January
1. Opponents gathered sufficient signatures to put the measure up to
a popular vote in November.
Maryland's referendum is one of four
taking place this year. Other states include Maine, Minnesota and
Scheduled to appear at the fundraiser
is Governor Martin O'Malley, who called on lawmakers to approve the
Other celebrities listed as hosts
include Sean Avery, Sandra Bernhard, Barbara Bush, Paul Boskind, Andy
Cohen, Tom Colicchio, Ryan Greenawalt, Cornelia Guest, Julianna
Margulies & Keith Lieberthal, Ken Mehlman, Julianne Moore,
Charles Myers, Shauna Robertson, Larry Poston, David Rabin, Hilary
Rhoda, Johnny Swet, Russell Simmons and John Waters.