Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon May 19, 2014 at 02:05 pm
Today Judge Michael McShane struck down Oregon’s discriminatory state constitutional amendment that denies committed gay couples the freedom to marry, ruling that it violates the U.S. Constitution.
Postedon May 19, 2014 at 01:00 pm
This week, ethics investigators in Maine are recommending that NOM, a group that works against the freedom to marry, be fined more than $50,000 for failing to register and disclose its activities in the 2009 ballot campaign to protect marriage in Maine.
Postedon May 17, 2014 at 08:30 am
Today, May 17, marks the tenth anniversary of the freedom to marry coming to the United States! In 2004, the first same-sex couples in the country married in Massachusetts after a landmark, first-of-its-kind ruling in Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders' case Goodridge v. Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Postedon May 16, 2014 at 01:30 pm
To reflect on this anniversary, Massachusetts-based photographer Joel Benjamin snapped photos of the pioneering gay and lesbian couples who married in the Bay State in 2004, including portraits all seven of the couples from the landmark case.
Postedon May 15, 2014 at 11:30 am
For me, Ralph and Paul’s marriage embodied powerfully what the significance of what transpired on May 17, 2004, when legal marriage for same-sex couples became real for the first time in American history.
Postedon May 14, 2014 at 02:30 pm
As the fredom to marry continues to build momentum in every corner of the country, Freedom to Marry today announced the launch of a new investment to increase the conversation about why marriage matters in the Midwest.
Postedon May 13, 2014 at 09:00 pm
On May 13, 2014 U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale, a federal judge in Idaho, ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, and now couples across the state are celebrating! Meet just a few of the amazing couples celebrating this huge step forward for marriage in the Gem State.
Postedon May 13, 2014 at 06:45 pm
Today U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale, a federal judge in Idaho, ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down the state’s discriminatory constitutional amendment that bans same-sex couples from marriage.
Postedon May 13, 2014 at 11:00 am
On May 12, 2014, private lawyers filed a federal lawsuit in Alaska, Hamby v. Parnell, on behalf of five same-sex couples either seeking the freedom to marry in the state and respect for marriages legally performed in other states.
Postedon May 12, 2014 at 01:30 pm
This week, on Tuesday, May 13, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond will hear oral arguments in Bostic v. Rainey, a federal lawsuit that seeks the freedom to marry in Virginia.