Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

Brazil’s high court rules that notaries must register marriages for same-sex couples

Today, the National Council of Justice in Brazil - the panel responsible for overseeing the Brazilian judicial system - ruled that government offices that issue marriage licenses have no standing to reject same-sex couples from marriage.

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VIDEOS: Moving testimony and joyful celebration from Minnesota marriage victory

Yesterday, the Minnesota Senate approved the freedom to marry, making MN the 12th state in the country where same-sex couples can marry. Watch two moving speeches in support of marriage - and then relive the victory with these great videos.

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Victory in Minnesota: MN becomes 12th state to approve the freedom to marry

Today, the Minnesota Senate took a final vote on a bill to extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, making Minnesota poised to become the 12th state to approve the freedom to marry. Governor Mark Dayton is expected to sign the bill tomorrow.

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Today: Minnesota could become the 12th state to pass the freedom to marry!

Today, the Minnesota Senate will vote on a bill to extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, marking the final vote in the process of winning marriage in the state!

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Freedom to Marry bids farewell to Tim Sweeney

Last week, Freedom to Marry wished a fond farewell to Tim Sweeney, who has served on the board of Freedom to Marry since the campaign's inception in 2002 and launch in 2003. We applaud the lifelong advocate for the incredible impact he has left so far on the LGBT movement.

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WATCH: On Military Spouse Appreciation Day, married Army couple discusses harms of DOMA

Today, Freedom to Marry and OutServe-SLDN released the latest video in the 'Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry' video series featuring Major Shannon McLaughlin and her wife Casey. The couple speaks out about how DOMA hurts.

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Minnesota House of Representatives votes YES on the freedom to marry

Today, the Minnesota House of Representatives voted in favor of the freedom to marry by a vote of 75-59! The bill will now be heard by the full Senate on Monday.

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My Two Moms: How 12 awesome families are celebrating Mothers’ Day this year

Mothers' Day is a time to recognize the many varieties of families that come together to make our country so interesting. There is no one formulation for what makes a strong family, and there is no magic blueprint for what makes a good mother: The one thing that strong, dynamic families have in common is love.

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10 ways marriage moved forward since President Obama came out for the freedom to marry

One year ago, on May 9, 2012, President Barack Obama made history when he announced that he supports the freedom to marry for all loving and committed same-sex couples. The president's evolution increased momentum for marriage like never before, empowering many other political figures, business leaders, and community members to stop and reflect on their own views about why marriage matters.

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Victory in Delaware! DE Senate passes freedom to marry legislation

Today, the Delaware Senate approved legislation to extend the freedom to marry to loving same-sex couples across the state. With today's vote, Delaware is all but certain to be the eleventh state to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage.

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