Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

With Sen. Nelson’s support, a majority of U.S. Senators now support the freedom to marry

Today, Sen. Bill Nelson announced that he supports the freedom to marry for same-sex couples, making him the 51st Senator in today's Congress to do so. A majority of the United States Senate now has announced support for the freedom to marry.

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Military Couple Jonathan and Dwayne: 20 photos from our wedding day

This weekend, on Saturday, March 30, Jonathan Franqui and Navy Senior Chief Dwayne D. Beebe hosted their wedding ceremony among all of their loved ones at Old Christ Church in Pensacola, Florida. Here, they shared 20 photos with us of their big day and explained why marriage matters to them.

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Iowa celebrates fourth anniversary of landmark freedom to marry ruling

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the Iowa State Supreme Court ruling in Varnum v. Brian that same-sex couples should have the freedom to marry across the state of Iowa.

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Uruguay Senates passes freedom to marry legislation

This afternoon, the Senate of Uruguay passed legislation that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples across the country, making Uruguay nearly certain to be the 15th nation in the world - and the fourth in Latin America - where gay and lesbian couples can share in the freedom to marry.

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Evan Wolfson’s 1983 thesis on the freedom to marry featured in Harvard Law Library

A new special exhibit mounted at Harvard Law School showcases the 1983 thesis written by then-law student Evan Wolfson, founder and president of Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide.

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Republican Sen. Mark Kirk becomes 50th U.S. Senator to support the freedom to marry

Today, Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) announced his support for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. He is the second sitting Republican Senator ever to publicly support marriage, and he is the 50th U.S. Senator in today's Congress to stand on the Right Side of History.

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9 Senate Democrats who announced their support for the freedom to marry this week

In the past week, nine U.S. Senators have announced their support for the freedom to marry, explaining how their views have evolved and how they have come to understand that now is the time to stand on the Right Side of History.

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Round-Up: Freedom to Marry staffers share why Supreme Court marriage cases matter

This week, a wide array of Freedom to Marry staffers spoke out in favor of the freedom to marry and shed some light on the two landmark legal cases heard by the Supreme Court this week. Check out video featuring our staffers.

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VIDEO: Evan Wolfson explains to Tony Perkins how DOMA hurts and why marriage matters

On Wednesday, Freedom to Marry Founder and President Evan Wolfson appeared on Fox News to square off against Tony Perkins from the Family Research Council on why marriage matters and how the Supreme Court can stand on the Right Side of History this year.

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Marriage at the Supreme Court: takeaways, reflections and what’s next

No one knows what the Supreme Court will rule, but this week, Americans made their stance clear: We are ready for the freedom to marry.

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