By Matt Baume With just a few exceptions, same-sex couples have the freedom to marry from coast to coast. We now face a backlash against equality that could close off LGBT access to housing, employment, or government services. But marriage is safe. Show More Summary
Three leading experts broke down the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges this week on Free Speech TV’s “Gay USA.” Co-hosts Andy Humm and Ann Northrop were joined by Freedom To Marry’s Evan Wolfson, Jame… The post WATCH: Top LGBT Legal Experts Break Down SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling, Look Ahead appeared first on Towleroad.
As you prep your celebrations for the 4th of July, take a moment to celebrate the incredible victory won by love last week at the Supreme Court, courtesy of Freedom to Marry. The organization, founded by Evan Wolfson, announced its plan to close its… The post Freedom to Marry Celebrates Love’s Historic Victory at the Supreme Court: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
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Immediately following the Supreme Court's announcement, illustrator Richard Haines made a drawing inspired by the freedom to marry. Haines then had the idea to turn the drawing into a statemet tee. It's a simple statement, on the most...Show More Summary
Summer means wedding season. With the conservative Supreme Court putting the ultimate stamp of approval on the freedom to marry, the time could not be better to tie the knot in the LGBT capitol of America, San Francisco, the city of love. In celebration of equality under the law, we rounded up some unique spots to exchange vows and make […]
The marriage equality victory has been a long time coming -- nearly 130 years, in fact. Here's why the court had to uphold the freedom to marry, and what to expect. read more
Evan Wolfson, president of Freedom to Marry and one of the chief architects of the marriage equality movement, has a powerful new op-ed published in today’s The New York Times reflecting on yesterday’s historic marriage victory and detail… The post Freedom to Marry’s Evan Wolfson: ‘I Always Believed We Would Win, But I Didn’t Expect to Cry’ – VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
Marriage soothsayer Matt Baume is out with three new videos to help break down yesterday’s landmark 5-4 Supreme Court ruling upholding the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. The first video goes over the decision, why the Constitution...Show More Summary
TORONTO -- The U.S. took a giant step toward full equality for its LGBT citizens Friday when the Supreme Court ruled that the freedom to marry is a constitutionally protected right that no one -- no activist, bureaucrat, legislator or...Show More Summary
This ruling changes everything. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that The Constitution protects the freedom to marry for same-sex couples, clearing a path for full national marriage equality. This is as big a victory as we could possibly have hoped for. Show More Summary
Co-written by Thalia Zepatos, director of research and messaging at Freedom to Marry and Lanae Erickson Hatalsky, director of social policy and politics at Third Way. With 60% of Americans now supporting marriage for same-sex couples, it's easy to forget that just a few years ago the prospects were bleak. Show More Summary
|— Promoted by Human Rights Campaign —| The Supreme Court’s opinion guaranteeing the freedom to marry for gay persons (read it HERE) is a Kennedy-esque take on Mary Bonauto’s brief. It vindicates almost every argument the marriage equali… The post A Legal Analysis of the Supreme Court’s Historic Marriage Equality Decision in ‘Obergefell v Hodges’ appeared first on Towleroad.
As the whole country knows by now, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that same-sex couples will soon have the freedom to marry and equal respect for their marriages across America. This ruling will bring joy to families, and final victory to the decades-long marriage movement. Show More Summary
|— Promoted by Human Rights Campaign —|With particularly poignant historical symmetry, the Supreme Court today released a 5-4 decision, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, holding that the Constitution guarantees gay couples the freedom to marry. Show More Summary
As we wait for the Supreme Court to hand down the final word on marriage equality, our friends at SKYY Vodka have partnered with Freedom to Marry to create Toast To Marriage, a campaign celebrating marriage Freedom. Queerty encourages you to post images depicting your take on equal marriage rights with the hashtag #ToastToMarriage on Instagram. Show More Summary
For Evan Wolfson, the man who’s been hailed as the godfather of the gay marriage movement, forging a 50-state constitutional guarantee for the freedom to marry would begin with just a single state. That single state—at best fantastical...Show More Summary
Jeb Bush told Fox News Tuesday that he hoped the Supreme Court would rule against legalizing same-sex marriage this month. Sabrina Siddiqui has the details: "I believe in traditional marriage. I hope the supreme court rules that way,"...Show More Summary
“Do you think marriages between same-sex couples should or should not be recognized by the law as valid, with the same rights as traditional marriages?” It’s a question The Gallup Poll has included in its national survey since 1996, but this year’s results yielded some truly remarkable results: namely, a staggering 60% of Americans now […]
T he freedom to marry feels inevitable in 2015. Nearly 72 percent of Americans live in a state that views same-sex relationships as equal to opposite-sex ones. But how did we get here? For many, including small town Vermont lawyers Beth Robinson and Susan Murray, with Boston-based attorney Mary L. Show More Summary