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Gay marriage rights activist Zach Wahls and the son of two lesbian mothers describes his "short mom" and his "tall mom" during his talk Monday night at UND.Herald photo by John Stennes.

Viral YouTube video brings gay rights activist to UND

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When people find out you have two gay moms, they pretty much all ask the same questions about it, said Zach Wahls, a former university student who became famous overnight because of a three-minute YouTube video in which he spoke against a gay marriage ban.


Speaking Monday night at UND, Wahls told about the time his high school girlfriend's mother asked him over dinner: "So, Zach, which one of your moms is the man?" Wahls said he nearly choked on his spaghetti.

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