Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

PHOTOS: First marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples in the South

This morning, after yesterday's landmark ruling in Wright v. Arkansas, where a circuit judge struck down an Arkansas law that prohibits same-sex couples from marrying in the state, same-sex couples began marrying in Eureka Springs, AR.

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Arkansas judge strikes down state ban on marriage for same-sex couples

Today Judge Chris Piazza of Arkansas upheld same-sex couples' freedom to marry, striking down the state’s discriminatory constitutional amendment and becoming the latest in a unanimous wave of favorable rulings.

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PHOTOS: Same-sex couples take a stand against Amendment 1 in North Carolina

Yesterday, exactly two years after the passage of Amendment One, the constitutional amendment in North Carolina that bans same-sex couples from marrying or attaining any form of family status in the state, same-sex couples took a stand for equality in Raleigh.

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Meet the couples taking action for marriage in NC 2 years after Amendment One

Today, couples in Raleigh, NC are taking a stand with the Campaign for Southern Equality, friends, family members, and clergy, through the WE DO campaign. Freedom to Marry caught up with eight of the couples participating - read their stories.

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Same-sex couple in Alabama files federal lawsuit seeking respect for their marriage

Today, May 7, a same-sex couple in Alabama filed a new federal lawsuit, Searcy v. Bentley, seeking legal respect for their marriage license.

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GUEST POST: Taking action against Amendment One, two years after its passage

That's why the Campaign for Southern Equality has been organizing and mobilizing LGBT people and supporters across the South for the past few years with the WE DO Campaign. And tomorrow, we will mark the second year since Amendment One’s passage by taking action again in Raleigh.

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WATCH: Sara Bareilles helps same-sex couple plan the perfect proposal in new video

This week, singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles released the video for her new song "I Choose You," in which she helps two couples - a different-sex couple and a same-sex couple - plan the perfect proposal and wedding engagement.

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Same-sex couples share hopes for the future of the freedom to marry in Arkansas

This week, as the country awaits a ruling on the freedom to marry in Arkansas, Freedom to Marry caught up with families across Arkansas, including four plaintiff couples from Wright v. Arkansas, the named plaintiffs in a separate case filed in federal court, and others.

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Are you on the team to win marriage nationwide? Join us on Team Marriage!

We're only going to win marriage nationwide if we stand together - that's why Freedom to Marry has launched Team Marriage, an exciting new group for our most dedicated, passionate supporters who are taking action to set the stage for a return to the Supreme Court.

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New ad highlights why marriage matters to all families in Oklahoma

Today, Freedom to Marry and Freedom Oklahoma launched a new 30-second television ad that will run across the state for the next week. The ad features the Cuyler family and focuses on Ed Cuyler, a retired Army colonel who served in the Army for 12 years, with 22 years in the Army reserves.

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