WATCH: The Heartfelt Stories You Haven't Seen Much of in Marriage Equality Ads

A story from the Associated Press helped raise the issue of whether gay and lesbian voices are being left out of the television ad war.



Eliseo and Scott, married for four-and-a-half years
Eliseo and Scott, married for four-and-a-half years

The voices of LGBT people are not featured in many of the ads actually hitting airwaves in the four states where marriage equality is on the ballot — Washington, Minnesota, Maine and Maryland. Instead, voters are more often hearing from the families of gays and lesbians who want to get married.

But an online video campaign supporting Marriage Equality USA ( tells the personal stories of four same-sex couples whose relationships are strong despite adversity.

"Four couples. Four love stories. One commitment," a description of the video says. "A new video about the only thing that should determine who should get married — LOVE."

Watch the first-person testimonials below.