Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

Jordan Roth and Richie Jackson launch $100,000 matching grant for Freedom to Marry

This year, we have shown over and over again that we are on the Right Side of History. Now, you can make even more of an impact by donating - every donation from now until December 31 will be generously matched dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000 by Freedom to Marry board member Jordan Roth and his husband Richie Jackson.

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New California wine ‘Same-Sex Meritage’ launches to support Freedom to Marry

This week, people across the country will have the opportunity to truly toast to the freedom to marry by purchasing bottles of Same Sex Meritage, a new California Red Table Wine vinted and bottled by Stein Family Wines in Napa, CA. A portion of every sale will go toward supporting Freedom to Marry!

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Photographer shares 7 moving portraits of military families harmed by DOMA

For the past three months, Tatjana Plitt, an artist from Australia, has been working on a photography project to document the challenges that gay and lesbian service members and their partners face in the United States. Here, she shares seven of her portraits with Freedom to Marry to demonstrate how DOMA hurts.

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The freedom to marry will take effect in Maine on December 29

Last week, on Thursday, November 29, Maine Governor Paul LePage signed off on the certified election results for the state of Maine - including the result that, for the first in history, Mainers passed the freedom to marry for same-sex couples at the ballot. The new marriage law becomes effective 30 days after certification - on December 29.

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In the face of Prop 8, Corrie and Jennifer fly from California to Massachusetts to tie the knot

After nearly ten years of commitment, Corrie Sharp and Jennifer Tom, who live in San Diego, CA, didn't want to wait to get married any longer so they flew to Massachusetts to marry. Now, they're one of many same-sex couples waiting for Prop 8 to be overturned so that they can see their marriage respected where they live.

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Our Director of Online Programs is “Making LGBT Great”

This week, our Director of Online Programs, Michael Crawford, was featured in The Huffington Post as a person "Making LGBT Great." Christopher Dryer from the Youth Pride Alliance talks to Michael and gets his opinion on challenges facing the LGBT community and how individuals can be a part of the movement.

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Be on the right side of history today on #GivingTuesday!

Today is Giving Tuesday, the antidote to the commercial Black Friday and Cyber Monday craziness. You can take a stand this Thanksgiving and holiday season by donating to Freedom to Marry and helping to win marriage for loving and committed same-sex couples across the United States.

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Mignon and Elaine jump the broom after a decade of commitment

Mignon Moore and Elaine Harley have been together for 10 years, after meeting in 2002. This summer, they married in New York and celebrated in Mexico - and now they're waiting for Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act to to be overturned so they can finally, universally, give the world a clear picture of their love and commitment for each other.

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The freedom to marry abroad: Updates from France, United Kingdom, and Australia

As the freedom to marry continues racking up wins this year in the United States, the rest of the world is continuing its journey toward ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage. Here are some exciting recent developments out of three countries - the United Kingdom, Australia, and France

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San Francisco same-sex couple wins insurance case, deals another blow to DOMA

Last week, the Judicial Council of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of a same-sex couple in an legal case involving a government insurance plan. The victory for Christopher Nathan and Thomas Alexander represents a significant demonstration of the fact that federal judges across the country are speaking out against DOMA whenever possible.

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