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MAP: Our Historic Year For Marriage

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Embiggen the above map from Freedom To Marry and marvel at this year's progress.

Top 10 Moments From a Blockbuster Year for the Freedom to Marry

2014 was another blockbuster year for the freedom to marry. In January gay couples could marry in 19 states. By December that number had skyrocketed to 35 -- covering two thirds of the American people. The momentum for marriage is off...Show More Summary

Texas Teen With Two Moms Deliver Rousing Speech In Support Of Marriage Equality: VIDEO

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Freedom To Marry President Evan Wolfson was joined by Texas same-sex plaintiff couples for a town hall in Austin on Monday night. But Mason Marriott-Voss, a 16-year-old from Austin with two moms, stole the show with a rousing two-minute speech...

And Now for the Reception

I can honestly say that I wasn't sure I'd live to see the day when the freedom to marry was something enjoyed by same-sex couples in every state of the union. In fact 20 years ago, when I committed the Los Angeles LGBT Center to fighting...Show More Summary

Read: 11th Circuit denies Florida stay extension; freedom to marry should arrive first week of January

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Great news out of the Sunshine State! Today the 11th Circuit rejected the state's attempt to extend a stay of a August federal district court ruling in favor of marriage equality. Translation: Unless the US Supreme Court grants a stay...

Marc Solomon's New Book Recounts Marriage Equality Strategies

Freedom to Marry's national campaign director reflects on the behind-the-scenes strategy that won marriage nearly nationwide. read more

New Marriage Equality Bill Introduced In Australian Parliament

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A bill legalizing same-sex marriage was introduced in the Australian parliament today. Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm was the sponsoring member of the Freedom To Marry legislation which would would allow Australians to wed regardless of “sex, sexual orientation and gender...

NEW YORK CITY: At The Out 100 Party

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims and boyfriend Brandon McMullin were among the gay glitterati in attendance at last night's Out 100 party at Stage 48 in Hell's Kitchen. Also seen above are Out 100 honorees Freedom To Marry head Evan...Show More Summary

Marriage Equality Comes to Kansas, South Carolina, Montana

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

It's been a good week for marriage equality—and it's only Wednesday. Freedom To Marry: This is the 54th court ruling since June 2013 in favor of the freedom to marry. Just four courts - most notably, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit - have upheld marriage discrimination. Show More Summary

Freedom to Marry Campaign Director Says Organization Will Disband if Supreme Court Rules for Marriage

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Washington Blade has a new interview out today with Marc Solomon — National Campaign Director for Freedom to Marry (pictured). Probably the highlight of the interview comes at the end, when Solomon talks about what happens if the Supreme...

Launched: New Texas Marriage Campaign

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via press release from Freedom To Marry: Freedom to Marry, in partnership with Equality Texas, today launched a public education campaign to amplify the bipartisan momentum for the freedom to marry in the Lone Star State. The campaign,...Show More Summary

Read: Same-sex couples can marry in St. Louis. As for rest of state? tick, tock, tick, tock, tick...

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Calling the freedom to marry "a fundamental right and liberty deeply rooted in the history of the US," St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison today ruled that same-sex couples can marry in the city where he serves. Which they are...

Read: Same-sex couples can marry in St. Louis; as for rest of state? tick, tock, tick, tock, tick...

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Calling the freedom to marry "a fundamental right and liberty deeply rooted in the history of the US," St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison today ruled that same-sex couples can marry in the city where he serves. Which they are...

Heartbreaking Video of Florida Widower Calling Out Governor Scott On Marriage: WATCH

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Freedom to Marry has posted a new video that highlights just how important time can be in the fight for marriage equality. The video is a testimonial from Jorge Goytizolo of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida who shares his story of losing...

Freedom to Marry's Alabama Ad Perfectly Illustrates Why We Need Nationwide Marriage Equality: WATCH

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As same-sex couples in states across the nation celebrate new marriage equality victories, it's important to remember there remains a large segment of our LGBT community still living in states where the safety and security of marriage is not an...

-City Backs Off and Exempts Wedding Chapel Ministers

Initially city officials gave a couple who are ordained Christian ministers and owners of a wedding chapel a choice to marry same-sex couples or face potential fines and jail time. After help from the ADF (Alliance Defending Freedom) the couple has received an exemption for their wedding chapel. Here’s the story from Boise State Public […]

Alaska Couples Finally Able to Legally Marry

2 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

After becoming one of the first U.S. states to ban same-sex marriage via constitutional amendment in 1998, Alaska embraced the freedom to marry Monday. read more

Three More States Just Won Marriage Equality

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker

By Matt Baume We just picked up more states with the freedom to marry, and the number could continue increasing over the course of this week. But in several states, officials are blocking the start of marriage despite courts ruling against their bans. Show More Summary

Brian Brown Vs Evan Wolfson

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

This weekend Freedom To Marry head Evan Wolfson faced down hate group leader Brian Brown in an hour-long call-in show on C-SPAN. After you wade through Brown's opening bloviation, you'll get to a great statement by Wolfson.

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