04/18/2012 05:24 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Love = Love: 12-Year-Old Boy Stands Up for Lesbian Moms and Fights Amendment One (VIDEO)

Twelve-year-old Isak Atkins-Pearcy loves Legos, doughnuts, and fighting for what he believes in.

"I think in a world where everything is right, you could love anyone you wanted to," he said.

He's been fighting alongside his parents and with his junior high school's gay-straight alliance to defeat North Carolina's proposed constitutional amendment, Amendment One, which will be decided in the May 8 primary. Amendment One would place in the state constitution the following language: "Marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state."

Meet Isak, and hear a fresh perspective on relationships from a young man full of conviction and love for his family.


Production: Mimi Schiffman
Music: "April" Marcel Pequel
Artistic direction: Isak Atkins-Pearcy