The LGBT movement has picked up some very fierce female allies in the fight for marriage equality. Washington governor Christine Gregoire (at right) sheltered the issue’s fair-weather passage in her rainy state, while Maryland’s First Lady Katie O’Malley went so far as to call anti-gay lawmakers “cowards” in the heat of the moment.
In honor of Mother’s Day, we thought we’d we sing the praises of these fine women (mothers all), who have helped champion the cause. There are of course many more hot mamas on the local, state and federal level. Nominate your favorite in the comments!
Click through to see the six fiercest political moms standing up for equality.