Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Jul 09, 2013 at 10:30 am
Corri Planck and Dianne Hardy-Garcia are just one of the loving same-sex couples whose lives were dramatically impacted last month when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act and restored the freedom to marry to California. Here, they reflect on the impact of the rulings.
Postedon Jul 09, 2013 at 09:30 am
Today, with two victories at the Supreme Court continuing to contribute fresh momentum in moving marriage forward, Freedom to Marry unveiled the next steps in the national strategy to win the freedom to marry across the country through 2016.
Postedon Jul 02, 2013 at 03:35 pm
In just a few days, the Campaign for Southern Equality - an organization dedicated to winning equal rights for LGBT people in southern states - will set off on Stage 5 of its "We Do" campaign, where same-sex couples request marriage licenses and provoke denials in their hometowns across the south.
Postedon Jul 02, 2013 at 10:15 am
This week, the DHS issued a statement that formalizes the new post-DOMA policy that gay and lesbian Americans can sponsor their married foreign national spouses for immigration purposes. At last, married binational same-sex couples will no longer fear separation from each other or be forced to live their lives in legal limbo.
Postedon Jul 01, 2013 at 11:00 am
Today, Familia es Familia, the national campaign that aims to increase support for LGBT members of the Latino community through partnership with nationally recognized Latino-based organizations, released a new public education video featuring civil rights leader Dolores Huerta.
Postedon Jul 01, 2013 at 10:00 am
Today, July 1, the freedom to marry took effect in Delaware. The bill passed out of the Delaware legislature 2 months ago, on May 7, and was immediately signed into law by Gov. Jack Markell.
Postedon Jun 28, 2013 at 04:45 pm
On Friday, June 28, the Office of Personnel Management issued a memo explaining that it has begun implementing the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Windsor v. United States.
Postedon Jun 27, 2013 at 03:15 pm
Just over 24 hours after the Supreme Court announced its historic decisions, we're already beginning to see the immediate implementation of the rulings. Here are seven ways the rulings are already being implemented.
Postedon Jun 27, 2013 at 01:00 pm
On Tuesday, Freedom to Marry founder and President Evan Wolfson was 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.