Evan Wolfson and Mary Bonauto, key figures in the fight for marriage equality, are the subjects of the new documentary “The Freedom to Marry.” Wolfson and Bonauto took their battle to the Supreme Court, ultimately securing this cornerstone...Show More Summary
"The right to marry without the freedom to marry the person of one's choice is no right at all," says the Native American Attorney General M. Todd Hembree.
The country could become the first in Asia to legalize the freedom to marry.
"The right to marry without the freedom to marry the person of one’s choice is no right at all."
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
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 [...]
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?
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
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.
[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
The man behind the historic Supreme Court ruling last year looks forward to what our community needs after winning the freedom to marry.
A new documentary shows how the final fight was won in the decades-long marriage equality battle. Watch part of it here.
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.
How a commitment to effective messaging research helped reframe the debate around freedom to marry and win greater support.
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 […]
The Freedom to Marry will examine and celebrate the people behind the groundbreaking achievment.
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.
The legal rock stars who helped secure the freedom to marry aren't so sure the same strategy works for "religious liberty."
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.
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.