Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

With final vote, France finalizes passage of the freedom to marry!

Today, the French National Assembly finalized the passage of the freedom to marry! By a final vote of 331-225, the French General Assembly passed legislation to extend the freedom to marry and the ability to adopt to same-sex couples.

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Rhode Island Senate Republican Caucus unanimously supports marriage bill

Today, on the day that the Senate Judiciary Committee in Rhode Island will vote on legislation that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, all of the members of the Senate Republican Caucus in Rhode Island announced their support for the marriage bill. The caucus is now the first legislative caucus of any political party in any state to unanimously support the freedom to marry.

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Nevada Senate approves resolution to begin multi-year campaign for marriage

Last night, Tuesday, April 22, the Nevada Senate voted in favor of a resolution that would begin the process of winning the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Nevada.

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Terry and Doug’s NYC Wedding: A toast to love, commitment, and time

As Doug Behl and Terry Goldman prepared to get married, they thought about the life they had built together, the ways that marriage would strengthen their commitment, and how this legal bond would protect their future family.

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This Week: The freedom to marry faces critical votes in Nevada, Rhode Island and Delaware

This week, legislation to extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in Rhode Island and Delaware - and the first step toward winning marriage in Nevada - faces critical votes. Read about each of the movements in the states here.

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Rio de Janeiro becomes the latest state in Brazil to pass the freedom to marry

This week, marriage moved forward in Brazil when the Corregedor Geral de Justiça of Rio de Janeiro authorized marriages between same-sex couples. Rio de Janeiro is now the tenth state to pass the freedom to marry in Brazil.

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Laura and Kelly in Minnesota: ‘No one should have to wait any longer for basic freedom’

This week, Minnesotans United for All Families released a new video as part of its 'Real Minnesotans United for Marriage' vdieo series. The spot features Laura and Kelly Olmsted from Roseville, MN

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Delaware House Administration Committee advances marriage bill to House floor

This afternoon, the House Administration Committee in Delaware voted 4-1 in favor of ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage. The vote moves the marriage bill to a vote before the full Delaware House of Representatives. A vote in the House is expected soon.

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WATCH: With final vote, New Zealand passes the freedom to marry!

Today, the Parliament in New Zealand read and voted to approve, in the final of three readings, a bill that will extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples. The bill was sponsored by Labour MP Louisa Wall and passed its second, most critical reading on March 13, with nearly all party leaders standing in stark support.

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VIDEO: ‘Same Sex Meritage’ wine co-founders raise a glass to the freedom to marry

This week, wine club Cellar Angels spoke with Matt Gold and Josh Stein, co-founders of Same Sex Meritage, on why they began creating the wine, and why they chose the movement to win marriage as their cause. Watch the video below.

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