Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

IN THE NEWS: Reflecting on 2013, and looking ahead to 2014

In the past few weeks, discussion about the freedom to marry has thrived in some of the country's most widely read publications - and Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson has been on hand to answer questions, offer insight, and provide perspective on this historic year.

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Guest Post: Without my two moms, I would not be the man I am today

Dan Pologe writes a moving essay about growing up with two mothers in Wisconsin. "It is true my upbringing might be different from the ‘norm,’ but the love I received and strong values that have helped to define who I am today was not," he writes.

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Same-sex couples will begin marrying in Australia on Saturday

Today, the High Court in Australia announced that it will reserve judgment on a freedom to marry law, meaning that couples will be able to legally marry this Saturday, when the legislation officially takes effect.

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Tell the world that ‘Love is Love’ with this new shirt from Freedom to Marry

Now, it's time to celebrate and show the world that all love is equal. You can wear your support for the freedom to marry with our new T-shirts, which declare, "Love is Love."

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Same-sex couples begin marrying in Hawaii as the freedom to marry takes effect

This morning, December 2, the freedom to marry took effect in Hawaii, allowing same-sex couples across the state to finally share in the joys of marriage.

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Same-sex couple in Illinois makes history with state’s first legal marriage

Last week, on November 27, Vernita Gray and Pat Ewert became the first same-sex couple ever to marry in Illinois. The women were granted an emergency marriage license by a federal court last Monday.

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Photos: 7 couples from Wisconsin share why marriage matters

Here, Freedom to Marry catches up with seven of the couples who participated in the Shall Not Be Recognized portrait exhibit. They share how life in Wisconsin has progressed in six years and discuss the impact of this year's Supreme Court ruling striking down the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.

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Missouri Governor allows married same-sex couples to jointly file state taxes

Today, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon issued an executive order to the Missouri Department of Revenue that allows same-sex couples who legally married in other states to jointly file their taxes for the state of Missouri.

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Southerners urge mayors to support the freedom to marry with Change.org

This month, Freedom to Marry is working to Light Up the Map by urging mayors from all across the United States to voice their support for marriage for same-sex couples and become Mayors for the Freedom to Marry.

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Freedom to Marry lights up Times Square for the holidays with message of love

Over the next two months, Freedom to Marry is celebrating a huge year of victories with a new video billboard in New York City to send a message that love - and marriage - are for everyone, and will be displayed in the heart of Times Square throughout the holiday season.

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