Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Apr 22, 2013 at 11:00 am
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.
Postedon Apr 19, 2013 at 02:00 pm
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.
Postedon Apr 18, 2013 at 01:15 pm
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
Postedon Apr 17, 2013 at 03:14 pm
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.
Postedon Apr 17, 2013 at 11:00 am
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.
Postedon Apr 16, 2013 at 04:00 pm
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.
Postedon Apr 16, 2013 at 12:30 pm
At the end of March - in front of the backdrop of the U.S. Supreme Court hearing oral arguments in two landmark marriage cases - Lindsey Dawson and Jessica Chipoco married in a gorgeous outdoor ceremony in Maryland. Check out beautiful photos from their wedding!
Postedon Apr 15, 2013 at 12:45 pm
"When you fall in love - real love - marriage is the highest form of recognition of that love," Shannon Feldt said, explaining why couples like her and Susan McSpadden, who promised their commitment to each other last year in Kansas City - couples across the Midwest, couples across the South, and couples nationwide - need the freedom to marry.
Postedon Apr 12, 2013 at 02:10 pm
Today, the Republican National Committee approved a resolution reaffirming its stance against the freedom to marry for same-sex couples, even despite vocal opposition from a growing number of young conservatives who embrace the freedom to marry and view it as a core conservative value.
Postedon Apr 12, 2013 at 09:00 am
This week, two members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Pete Visclosky (D-IN) and Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) announced their support for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.