Though he openly (and very publicly) pushed for the state to allow civil unions last year, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper came out in support of same-sex marriage this week in what 9News calls “the political equivalent of a whisper.” The announcement almost went unnoticed, according to reports, because Hickenlooper’s new position in favor of same-sex […]
A new national survey shows record high support for the freedom to marry and other aspects of LGBT equality. The post POLL: National Support For Marriage Equality Reaches New High Of 59 Percent appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Shakila Ibrahimkhalil is an Afghan journalist. During the time of the Taliban, she was forced to withdraw from her journalism studies and get married. Four years later, she suffered the loss of her husband. Today, she works as a journalist...Show More Summary
Freedom to Marry announced a new $1 million campaign to bring marriage equality to the southern U.S. today. Featured Image: read more
Louisa Hodkin and Alessandro Calcioli love each other and decided to spend their lives together. They got married in London yesterday. That wasn't as straightforward as it sounds.
Via press release: Freedom To Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, today launched a $1 million multi-state campaign to build majority support for marriage in the South. The new effort, called Southerners for the Freedom to...Show More Summary
As a twenty-one year Tennessean who will always have some gravy in my blood, Freedom to Marry's "Southerners for the Freedom to Marry" campaign thrills me. For the launch, they chose a great southern civil rights warrior: MORE: Freedom to...
The 'Church' of Scientology, among other things known for tearing relationships apart, is delighted that two of its members in the UK have finally been able to marry in one of the cult's 'chapels.' We also highlight a couple of other cases in which human rights and religious freedom interact. Full story: Religious Freedom vs. Human Rights
At a press conference on Monday, Freedom to Marry is expected to announce a new $1 million television ad campaign in Southern states in the hopes of swaying public opinion and the judges who will decide the fate of state...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge found Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional late on Thursday, saying it denied gay couples a fundamental freedom to marry.
Wyoming's House of Representatives has voted 41-17 to reject a bill that would have given gay and lesbian couples the freedom to marry, the Casper Star-Tribune reports: House Bill 87, sponsored by Rep. Cathy Connolly, D-Laramie, would have changed the...
by Thaddeus Baklinski LONDON, February 4, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Have you ever wondered how marriage and family life shape our lives and culture? Do you want to learn how married couples can be positive agents for evangelization in our world today? These are the thought-provoking questions the Archdiocese of Westminster…
In 2008, I spent election night in California where the voters had just narrowly passed Proposition 8, prohibiting marriage for same-sex couples. At that moment, I wondered whether it would take decades to persuade Americans that gay and lesbian couples share many of their own hopes and dreams about marriage. Show More Summary
Things just got really complicated in Virginia, but never fear: here’s everything you need to know about what’s going on, and why this week is going to be make-or-break for the freedom to marry. For the last few months, AFER’s latest marriage equality lawsuit has been churning along through the federal court system in Virginia. […]
"We just want to be married." These words from Jesse Tyler Ferguson, star of ABC's Modern Family, about his husband Justin Mikita, in a new ACLU video, reflect the simple motivations behind the nationwide movement to secure the freedom to marry for all couples. Show More Summary
A new poll out by the Freedom to Marry reveals that 51% of registered voters in states without marriage equality now favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry legally, with only 41% opposed. Buzzfeed breaks down the poll’s findings:...
A new poll shows 51 percent of voters in states with equal marriage bans support marriage equality. The post Majority of voters in non-marriage equality state support same-sex couples’ freedom to marry appeared first on Equality On Trial.
The poll above [PDF], conducted last December, is arguably the critical one. It’s of Americans living in the states that ban marriage rights for gay couples. Commissioned by Freedom To Marry, it reveals the seismic shift of the last few years. It helps explain why Utah – yes, Utah, is now evenly divided over the […]
A new Freedom To Marry poll (conducted by Anzalone Liszt Grove) shows that a majority of Americans living in states without marriage equality support the freedom to marry. Data at link: [Freedom To Marry]
Chris Geidner writes at Buzzfeed: In a memorandum being distributed Thursday by the group [Evan] Wolfson founded a little more than a decade ago, Freedom to Marry details “the Pathway to Winning Marriage Nationwide” in light of these and other recent developments. Show More Summary