Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Jun 27, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Yesterday, news organizations around the country rushed to cover the decisions, their implications, and why same-sex couples celebrated the amazing news. Here are a small selection of the wonderful images splashed across the front pages of almost every major news paper in the United States.
Postedon Jun 26, 2013 at 04:15 pm
Today, supporters of the freedom to marry in the United States Congress wasted no time in taking steps toward full and final repeal of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, by reintroducing the Respect for Marriage Act to finish the job.
Postedon Jun 26, 2013 at 12:30 pm
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States announced its decisions in two landmark cases concerning the freedom to marry - including in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the legal challenge to Proposition 8, the 2008 California ballot initiative that stripped same-sex couples of the freedom to marry the person they love.
Postedon Jun 26, 2013 at 10:45 am
It's a great day for married same-sex couples living in states with the freedom to marry - and for those who do not, this is a huge step forward. Check out these 21 families having an amazing day celebrating this victory - and read their stories.
Postedon Jun 26, 2013 at 09:00 am
Today is a historic day. The United States Supreme Court ruled on two landmark cases concerning the freedom to marry, overturning Section 3 of DOMA and restoring the freedom to marry in California. Follow along with this post to catch all of the important updates from today's historic rulings.
Postedon Jun 25, 2013 at 02:00 pm
Today, Freedom to Marry founder and President Evan Wolfson will be interviewed by Lesley Stahl, correspondent for 60 Minutes, at "Pride in the Workplace," an event from New York City Pride week sponsored by McGraw Hill Financial in partnership with CBS.
Postedon Jun 25, 2013 at 10:59 am
In response to the Supreme Court's disappointing ruling in the Voting Rights Act, Freedom to Marry joins many prominent LGBT advocacy organizations in standing united with the American civil rights organizations and speaking out against the decision.
Postedon Jun 18, 2013 at 12:30 pm
This month, on Thursday, June 27, HBO Documentaries will debut The Out List, a documentary by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders that explores LGBTQ identity in the United States. Here, we share quotes from 8 members of "The Out List" about marriage, tolerance, and the importance of acceptance.
Postedon Jun 18, 2013 at 09:15 am
Today, Freedom to Marry and OutServe-SLDN released a new video featuring three prominent straight allies in the military speaking out in support of gay and lesbian servicemembers and their spouses.
Postedon Jun 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm
A new poll found that a large majority of Americans - 63% - oppose the marriage discrimination caused by the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits federal respect for legal marriages between same-sex couples.