Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Aug 13, 2013 at 10:30 am
On Saturday, August 10, Ed Murray, who serves as a state senator in Washington and is now campaigning to become the mayor of Seattle, married his longtime partner, Michael Shiosaki on the 22nd anniversary of the day they first met each other.
Postedon Aug 12, 2013 at 04:30 pm
As we continue to celebrate the victories at the Supreme Court in June 2013, we're already hard at work on building up momentum and securing essential votes in four key state marriage campaigns. Winning these four states before the end of 2014 is an important step on the path to victory.
Postedon Aug 12, 2013 at 11:30 am
This weekend, the Social Security Administration began processing retirement spouse claims for same-sex couples. For now, the payments are limited to couples living in states with the freedom to marry.
Postedon Aug 12, 2013 at 10:00 am
On Saturday, August 10, the U.S. Ambassador to Australia, John Berry, married his partner of 17 years, Curtis Yee, in Washington, D.C. The wedding comes as momentum for marriage builds in Australia.
Postedon Aug 08, 2013 at 11:00 am
This week, Sean Sasser, an HIV/AIDS activist who appeared on The Real World: San Francisco in 1994, passed away. In 1994, MTV televised Sean's commitment ceremony to Pedro Zamora, the HIV-positive star of the third season of The Real World who died that year.
Postedon Aug 07, 2013 at 11:00 am
Robert and Aaron's wedding - which not only celebrated their love and commitment but also helped to fuel the campaign to win marriage in all 50 states - is a testament to the work we do at Freedom to Marry.
Postedon Aug 02, 2013 at 05:00 pm
Heidi M. Garrido of HM Photography LLC snapped some wonderful photos of the first day of weddings in Minnesota. She shared some photos from the midnight ceremony - and a few more of weddings that occurred later in the day - with Freedom to Marry.
Postedon Aug 01, 2013 at 01:44 pm
This week, Freedom to marry is partnering with Wolfe Video in sharing the story of Dot and Stella, the couple at the forefront of Cloudburst, a new movie that has already racked up 36 awards on the film festival circuit.
Postedon Aug 01, 2013 at 01:15 pm
Today, the freedom to marry took effect in Rhode Island, and same-sex couples across the state began to marry. One of these couples was John Gacher and Federico Santi, who both hail from Newport, RI, where they make their home together.