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Michael Barth

Student allowed to perform previously censored poem on gender stereotypes

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
LINCOLN, Neb. — A Nebraska state champion speech student will be allowed to perform a poem about gender identity for television after originally being asked not to by a statewide schools organization. [ Read more → ]
Marry-Me

‘Marry Me’

Monday, March 10, 2014
From Director and Videographer Elvis Di Fazio comes "Marry Me," a video created as the closing act for Sydney, Australia's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2014, which concluded last week. [ Read more → ]
Matt Sayles,  Invision (AP)

Wedding fever at the Grammys: Couples say ‘I do’ to song ‘Same Love’

Sunday, January 26, 2014
LOS ANGELES -- Couples exchanged rings in the aisle at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis performed their gay rights anthem "Same Love." [ Read more → ]
Matt Sayles, Invision (AP)Ryan Lewis, left, and Macklemore accept the award for best new artist at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.

At Grammys, Daft Punk, Pharrell, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis dominate

Sunday, January 26, 2014
LOS ANGELES — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis might shop at thrift shops, but they now have a ton of Grammy gold. The rap duo won four Grammy Awards so far Sunday, including best new artist and rap album for "The Heist," beating efforts from Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Kanye West and Drake. [ Read more → ]
Macklemore (right) & Ryan Lewis

Grammy Awards: 34 couples to marry on-air during performance of ‘Same Love’

Sunday, January 26, 2014
LOS ANGELES — Producers for Sunday's Grammy Awards are hoping that the biggest show-stopper of the night will be the an on-air wedding of 34 couples — gay and straight -- during a live performance by hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis of their Grammy-nominated song “Same Love." [ Read more → ]
Matt Sayles, Invision (AP)Musician Macklemore performs during a concert presented by T-Mobile at The Belasco Theatre, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 in Los Angeles.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis warm up for Sunday night’s Grammy Awards

Saturday, January 25, 2014
LOS ANGELES — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were a little-known rap duo from Seattle with an album that sold beyond modest expectations a year ago. As 2014 opens, Macklemore and Lewis are the focal point of the Grammy Awards — and few are more surprised than them. [ Read more → ]
Charles Sykes, Invision (AP)Mary Lambert, left, Macklemore, right, and Ryan Lewis at the MTV Video Music Awards at on Aug.  25, 2013. “Same Love,” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ same sex anthem featuring Mary Lambert, is nominated for song of the year at the Jan. 26, 2014 Grammy Awards.

For ‘Same Love,’ Mary Lambert says, ‘I was sort of a last resort’

Monday, January 20, 2014
In just six hours, Mary Lambert's life changed drastically. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis had written and produced a song called "Same Love," but they needed a special hook to finalize the emotional track. Like the rap duo, Lambert is from Seattle, though she had never met them before. [ Read more → ]
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis score early Grammy nomination for ‘Same Love’

Friday, December 6, 2013
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were the early focus of "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!" with two nominations and one spirited performance. [ Read more → ]
Same Love, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

N.C. teacher suspended for showing students ‘Same Love’ music video

Thursday, September 12, 2013
TAYLORSVILLE, N.C. -- A middle school teacher in North Carolina has been suspended for showing a group of students a music video for a song that supports same-sex marriage. [ Read more → ]
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