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Monday Morning Open Thread: Iowa (Bad) Faith & FREEDUMB!!!

The worst thing about getting gay married is the social obligation to invite the entire 19-candidate Republican presidential primary field. — Josh Barro (@jbarro) April 21, 2015 Per Wikipedia, the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition was founded by Ralph Reed, Jr as “a bridge between the Tea Party movement and evangelical voters”, after his old [Read more...]

South Carolina Mayor Becomes 500th To Join Freedom To Marry Coalition In Support Of Marriage Equality

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Mayor Steve Benjamin of Columbia, South Carolina has become the 500th to join Freedom to Marry's coalition in support of same-sex marriage, and his is a vital step. Columbia is the largest city, and the capital, of South Carolina, a...

Nashville Mayor Joins Marriage Equality Coalition

The mayor of Music City becomes the first Tennessee member of Mayors for the Freedom to Marry. read more

Homocons Co-Sign Statement Denouncing "Punishment" Of Mozilla's Former CEO

4 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

A coalition of well-known homocons and others today released a public statement on the resignation of former Mozilla CEO Brandon Eich. The statement is titled, "Freedom To Marry, Freedom To Dissent: Why We Must Have Both." An excerpt:...Show More Summary

Veterans For Colorado Marriage

4 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

From Why Marriage Matters Colorado: In its ongoing work to demonstrate that the broad majority of Coloradans support the freedom to marry, Why Marriage Matters Colorado, a coalition of state and national organizations, released a 30-second television spot featuring a group of local veterans standing up for their gay comrade in arms. Show More Summary

'Respect for Marriage' Coalition to Run New Ad to Capitalize on Marriage Equality Momentum: VIDEO

5 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A new ad from the Respect for Marriage Coalition (HRC, Freedom to Marry, ACLU, others...) is set to run this week to take advantage of the growing momentum for same-sex marriage, Politico reports: The $150,000 ad buy is the latest.....

Laura Bush Requests Removal from Marriage Equality Ad: VIDEO

5 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Former First Lady Laura Bush has asked the Respect for Marriage Coalition (spearheaded by HRC and Freedom to Marry) to remove her from a new ad which is the centerpiece of a $1 million media campaign in support of marriage...

Watch: Obama, Cheney, Laura Bush and Powell Featured in New Marriage Equality Ad

5 years agoLGBT / Lesbian :

A coalition supporting the freedom to marry has launched a $1 million campaign highlighting endorsements from leaders across the political spectrum, including President Obama and several high-profile former Republican leaders. read ...

New Ad Campaign Highlights Bipartisan Support For Marriage Equality

The Respect for Marriage Coalition, headed up by Freedom To Marry and the Human Rights Campaign, is rolling out a new multi-million dollar national ad campaign for marriage equality, including television spots, full-page newspaper ads, and online banner ads. The “#Time4Marriage” campaign features Former First Lady Laura Bush, Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Former [...]

Dick Cheney, Laura Bush, Colin Powell Voice Support for Marriage Equality in New Ad: VIDEO

5 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Respect for Marriage Coalition (chaired by HRC and Freedom to Marry) is set to launch a $1 million media campaign in support of marriage equality, Politico reports. It features a TV spot narrated with key quotes from President Obama...

LGBT Rights Coalition Launches National Marriage Equality Ad Campaign

5 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Respect For Marriage Coalition will today launch a national print and television campaign in support of marriage equality. The coalition comprises Freedom To Marry, the Human Rights Campaign, and other LGBT and progressive groups. Show More Summary

Election 2012: Maryland voters approve Question 6 granting same-sex couples the freedom to marry

Maryland voters have approved Question 6 granting same-sex couples the freedom to marry. The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is a member of the Marylanders for Marriage Equality coalition, and worked to secure marriage equality in Maryland. Task Force Executive Director Rea Carey said: Maryland is living up to its nickname — the Free [...]

Polling Numbers Giving Freedom to Marry Ballot Efforts Advantage as Election Day Approaches

With less than a week until Election Day, ACLU affiliates and their coalition partners in states with questions regarding marriage for gay and lesbian couples on the ballot are intensifying their efforts to make history next week. In...Show More Summary

Task Force in full swing in Maine and Minnesota

The Task Force is busy on the ground in Maine working with Mainers United for Marriage and the Maine Freedom to Marry Coalition on winning the campaign to restore marriage equality in that state. Pro-LGBT activists were successful in placing the “Act to Allow Marriage Licenses for Same-Sex Couples and Protect Religious Freedom” on the [...]

National LGBT Organizations Call For Action In Trayvon Martin Shooting

A coalition of national LGBT equality organizations — including the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, Freedom to Marry, GLAAD, and the Human Rights Campaign — have issued an open letter calling for a call to action surrounding the the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Noting that the LGBT community is no stranger to violence [...]

Marriage equality supporters in Ohio resubmit petition to repeal constitutional amendment

By Jacob Combs Early this month, a group called the Freedom to Marry Coalition collected and filed over 1700 signatures with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office to place a measure on the November ballot that would repeal the state’s 2004 constitutional ban on marriage equality.  A week later, Attorney General Mike DeWine, an opponent of [...]

News: Maine, Hunger Games, Rehoboth, Carlos Pena Jr, Colorado

6 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Pilot subdued after going nuts on JetBlue flight from JFK to Vegas. Maine Freedom to Marry Coalition announces PAC, new campaign manager Matt McTighe: "The Maine Freedom to Marry Coalition is made up of EqualityMaine, Gay & Lesbian Advocates &...

Ohio Voters May Have Opportunity to Repeal 2004 Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

6 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

There is movement afoot in Ohio to do away with the state's ban on same-sex marriage, the Dispatch reports: The Freedom to Marry Coalition expects to file more than 1,700 signatures of registered Ohio voters; 1,000 valid signatures are required...

Effort launched to repeal state DOMA in Ohio

6 years agoLGBT / Gay : AMERICAblog Gay

From the Columbus Dispatch: A proposed constitutional amendment to undo Ohio’s 2004 same-sex marriage ban will be submitted today to Attorney General Mike DeWine.The Freedom to Marry Coalition expects to file more than 1,700 signatures...Show More Summary

Advocates Plan To Challenge Ohio’s Constitutional Ban Against Same-Sex Marriage

Marriage equality advocates in Ohio will attempt to overturn that state’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage through a referendum, the Columbus Dispatch reports. The Freedom to Marry Coalition plans to “file more than 1,700 signatures of registered Ohio voters” with Attorney General Mike DeWine — a prominent Rick Santorum supporter — to change the Constitution’s [...]

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