Actress and activist Fran Descher is leading the charge to end opposition to same-sex marriages in California by co-hosting a cocktail party at her ex-husband’s Los Angeles home.
The US star and her ex, Peter Marc Jacobson, are teaming up to host a benefit for Equality California – the group fighting to defeat an upcoming ballot initiative that would ban same-sex marriage in California.
Gay couples, like Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi, have been taking advantage of new marriage laws that permit same-sex nuptials by exchanging vows this summer – but the new regulations could be overturned in November if anti-gay marriage activists get their way.
Drescher told Eonline.com: “I’m a gay icon… (and) I’m a political activist who believes in preserving the American dream which is tolerance of diversity and the separation of church and state It’s simply un-American not to be tolerant of different lifestyles. If you wanna live in a single-minded, religious-based country you’re in the wrong place.”
Guests at Wednesday night’s fundraiser have paid at least $100 each to hang out with Drescher and her ex. The actress insists she and Jacobson are the best of friends.
She added: “We have very similar beliefs in terms of ideology as well as theology.”
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