Former Participants – Lena Meyer-Landrut (Germany 2010, 2011), along with dozens of celebrities, has signed a petition and open letter to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel urging Germany to follow the example of Ireland and legislate for same-sex marriage.
Other stars to support the call for new legislation include Bill and Tom Kaulitz of Tokio Hotel, Florian David Fitz, Udo Lindenberg, Thima D, Moritz Bleibtreu, Til Schweiger, Nena, Die Ärzte, Boris Becker and Wotan Wilke Möhring. More than 150 prominent people from politics, sports, culture, science and business have the same demand.
The organisers delievered an open letter to Chancellor Merkel yesterday. Under the headline “It’s time” they call for marriage for all: “Our country demands and deserves this.”
You can sign the petition here.
Lena won the Eurovision Song Contest is 2010 with ‘Satellite‘. She represented her country a second time the year after in Dusseldorf with ‘Taken by a stranger‘ and finished 10th.