(disclosure: this is a site run by Appeal staffer Matt Baume, and, hey, there he is on the video. He is cute!) responds by urging discussion of the issues. “Even when the news is bad, it’s a great time to start conversations.”

The Human Rights Campaign are using this tearjerking video for fundraising purposes.

Oh, the Human Rights campaign didn’t crush you enough? Well, here you go: it’s the Courage Campaign’s popular “Fidelity” commercial slightly revamped for the upcoming ballot fight.

We’ll add more as we see them, or send them our way.

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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