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Evan Wolfson On Trump: Freedom To Marry Is The Law Of The Land And No One Is Taking That Away From Us

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

From Evan Wolfson, founder of Freedom To Marry: The election was a catastrophe and much of what we all care about and have worked for, our country, and even the world are in real danger. Like pretty much everyone I heard or know, I was...Show More Summary

Australian Cowboy Couple Makes The Case For Marriage Equality

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Australia still — somehow! — does not have marriage equality. This is mostly due to a lack of backbone by their politicians, since an overwhelming majority of Australian voters supports the freedom to marry but there is still enough vocal resistance to make elected officials nervous about taking a stand. As a result, the country’s seen a [...]

You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream for (Gay Marriage) Ice Cream!

As if gay marriage weren't sweet enough already, Ben & Jerry's and Freedom to Marry have teamed up to present us with Hubby Hubby, a renamed version of their popular peanut butter & pretzel-y ice cream. Check it out: Isn't that just the sweetest thing?

Will Kate Middleton Feel Even More Like A Caged Bird Now Pippa Is Marrying Into A Life Of Unbridled Wealth And Freedom?

Pippa Middleton’s engagement to wildly wealthy hedge manager James Matthews is no doubt a source of great delight to the rest of the socially mobile Middleton clan, but will it leave poor Kate wondering just how sweet life could be outside of the royal family’s gilded cage? Kate Middleton may be married to the future... Show More Summary

Kim Davis Facing Lawsuit for Denying a Man a License to Marry His Laptop Computer

Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis, who recently claimed victory in a long-standing religious freedom, gay-marriage case, is facing a new lawsuit from a man whom she denied a license to marry his laptop computer.

Bigotry Under Guise of "Religious Freedom" Dealt a Blow by US District Court

[Content Note: Homophobia.]The Supreme Court wasn't the only court to deliver some good news yesterday:A federal judge has ruled that Mississippi clerks cannot cite their own religious beliefs to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.U.S. Show More Summary

Jim Obergefell After One Year of Marriage Equality: 'We Have Much More Work to Do'

5 months agoLGBT / Gay :

The man behind the historic Supreme Court ruling last year looks forward to what our community needs after winning the freedom to marry.

Thank These Lawyers for 'The Freedom to Marry' (Video)

A new documentary shows how the final fight was won in the decades-long marriage equality battle. Watch part of it here.

New Documentary ‘The Freedom to Marry’ Shows How Marriage Equality Was Won

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

It’s a beautiful thing when an advocacy group has to close its doors because it has achieved its goal. And it’s not at all common. Evan Wolfson is one of the few lucky people who can tell us what that feels like. Wolfson was the founder a… Read The post New Documentary ‘The Freedom to Marry’ Shows How Marriage Equality Was Won appeared first on Towleroad.

Funding Research for Advocacy

How a commitment to effective messaging research helped reframe the debate around freedom to marry and win greater support.

The Christian conservative confab’s shameless Trump cheerleading

Donald Trump broke the hypocrisy meter at the Faith and Freedom summit on Friday. To avoid more humiliating gaffes, the thrice married, notorious womanizer had to read off a teleprompter in words plainly written by others. “We want to uphold the sanctity and dignity of life,” said the former Planned Parenthood donor who until recently was […]

Watch: New Doc Traces History-Making Effort to Gain Marriage Equality

6 months agoLGBT / Gay :

The Freedom to Marry will examine and celebrate the people behind the groundbreaking achievment.

Jim Obergefell Explains How His Brief Marriage Helped Fuel the Fight for Equality: WATCH

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

One important marriage that fueled the fight for the freedom to marry only lasted for three months and 11 days. Former realtor and IT consultant Jim Obergefell became an “accidental activist,” as he likes to call himself, when he decided… Read The post Jim Obergefell Explains How His Brief Marriage Helped Fuel the Fight for Equality: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

Why the Supreme Court Can’t Save Us From 'Religious Liberty'

The legal rock stars who helped secure the freedom to marry aren't so sure the same strategy works for "religious liberty."

Graduation Thoughts — and a Bit of Rapping — for the Class of 2016

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson delivered this commencement address to Northeastern Illinois University graduates on May 9. President Hahs, Members of the Board of Trustees, Faculty, the entire NEIU family –– Thank you for includi… Read The post Graduation Thoughts — and a Bit of Rapping — for the Class of 2016 appeared first on Towleroad.

Growing Pains: The Story of a Millennial, Queer, Vietnamese-American Man

For this 21 year-old man, the freedom to marry is still just a little less important than life, livelihood, finding a place where he feels at home. The post Growing Pains: The Story of a Millennial, Queer, Vietnamese-American Man appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Cards Against Humanity is selling Trump-themed doomsday prep gear

7 months agoTechnology / Gadgets :

Come November, the world as we know it may cease to exist. While thousands scramble to marry into foreign soils, or figure out how to scale the Great Wall of America to freedom, Cards Against Humanity wants to make sure you’re […]

Freedom for Tooting – the by-election to fill Sadiq’s seat could be tight

Picture credit: Wikimedia Commons Alastair Meeks assesses the chances Zac Goldsmith’s father once said that when a man married his mistress, that created a vacancy.  In the same way, his successful opponent for the Mayor of London contest can be expected shortly to be standing down as MP for Tooting, giving rise to a fascinating […]

Ted Cruz: States Ought To Be Able To Ban Interracial Marriages

On Good Morning America today, a married gay Republican name Todd Calogne addressed Ted Cruz and, citing so-called religious freedom laws, asked, "What would you as president do to protect me and my husband from that institutionalized...Show More Summary

How to say 'I do' to a feminist wedding

Millions of people marry every year, among them feminists who want to embrace the ritual but disavow its historical connection to stripping women of their freedom and rights.  This is a tricky, deeply personal balance, one that someShow More Summary

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