Cynthia Nixon and Cheyenne Jackson are
venting their frustration at New York's rejection of gay marriage
after a federal judge struck down Prop 8.
Both openly gay celebrities say they
wish to marry in New York.
But despite strong public support, the
New York Senate last year rejected a gay marriage bill endorsed by
the governor and approved by the Assembly.
On Wednesday, California's gay marriage
ban, known as Proposition 8, was declared unconstitutional by a
Broadway star Jackson called the ruling
a “giant step forward,” while Sex and the City 3 star
Nixon said, “It's a beautiful day in California today,” according
to gay glossy The
actors went on to vent their frustrations at New York's foot dragging
on the issue.
come on, home state of New York,” Jackson added. “We all know
that you're the 'concrete jungle where dreams r made of,' so make
mine come true and take the necessary steps to allow me to make it
legal with my man. Step up, we believe in you.”
York,” Nixon said, “is hoping to bask in some of that sunshine
before too long.”