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White Ribbons At The Emmys - What Does It Mean?

Sep. 21 2009, Published 9:00 a.m. ET

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We’re used to seeing celebs wear red or pink ribbons at awards shows -- but the white ribbon is the new color of choice.

So in case you’re wondering what the white ribbon represents, it’s a white knot symbolizing support of same-sex marriage.

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All of the high-profile nominees were sent ribbons by the WhiteKnot.org campaign in the hopes that they will wear them at Sunday’s Emmy Awards ceremony.

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