The queen of anything related to fashion, U.S. Vogue editor, Anna Wintour has spoken. She recently recorded the above message for the Human Rights Campaign, New Yorkers for Marriage Equality. The HRC senior New York strategist Brian Ellner told Women’s Wear Daily that Wintour “knows the difference between a passing fad and an enduring brand. Equality is part of the New York brand.” Marriage equality has of course been a major topic of debate in the U.S. over the last few years. This debate seems to be more regressive than progressive in nature. So, if we look at South African politics – even though gay marriage is legal in SA – there are still millions who are homophobic and hateful towards the LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) community. We need to create a similar campaign or ‘brand of acceptance’ in SA, that does not only promote the acceptance of gay marriage but of the LGBT community in everyday life…