Friday, December 18, 2009

Voice for Equality: James Rotondi

James Rotondi is a New York musician, actor, journalist and critic; he's the former Editor-in-Chief of Future Music magazine, and his interviews and essays have appeared in Spin, Rolling Stone, Guitar Player, Mojo, and The Boston Phoenix, among others. As a musician, he has played with the rock groups Mr. Bungle, the French band Air, jazz-hop pioneers The Grassy Knoll, and NYC band The Cringe. He also sings, plays and composes for albums and television. His debut solo album, Summer Home, was released under his artist alias "Roto." Raised in a political family, Rotondi is the grandson of three-term Massachusetts governor and former Ambassador to Italy, John A. Volpe. He has lived in Paris, Rome, San Francisco, and Boston, and currently resides in New York City. Learn more here.

On December 8, 2009, James Rotondi posted a blog entry on The Huffington Post entitled, "Same-Sex Marriage: "A Basic Civil Right," which discussed many of the issues involved in the Prop 8, Maine, New York and other marriage equality decisions across the country. Mr. Rontondi wrote: "Why on earth is something as basic to our democracy as full civil rights coming up for a vote at all?" Read full post here.

Freedom to Marry salutes James Rotondi as a Voice for Equality! Learn about our many Voices for Equality.

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