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Aiken takes gay rights issues to hometown

February 25, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Singer Clay Aiken will be speaking about gay rights this weekend in his hometown of Raleigh, North Carolina.Aiken will deliver his speech at the Human Rights Campaign Carolinas. This event comes more than a year after Aiken disclosed that he is gay.

He says his goal is to urge Americans to support equal rights for all and that means allowing homosexuals to marry, inheritance rights and hospital visitation.

Aiken says that may take decades to accomplish.