Shortly after New York legalized same-seX marriages, Justin Timberlake shared his thoughts with Advocate: "I was stoked. I mean, I was stoked that that happened. I think it's just . . . we're people and we're different, all of us. And we should be using our differences to bring ourselves closer together . . . it was a great, great victory for equality. I’m proud that New York has balls to stand up for what’s right."