Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Apr 10, 2013 at 09:00 am
A new video from our Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry campaign spotlights U.S. Marine Corps Captain Matthew Phelps and his soon-to-be husband, Ben Schock. The couple, who will marry in Seattle, WA next month, are one of thousands of military families affected by DOMA.
Postedon Apr 09, 2013 at 03:00 pm
This weekend, Frank Roberts and Jerry Cook celebrated their 20th anniversary with an extra special present: A wedding. After two decades together, the couple married on April 7, 2013 in Georgetown in the District of Columbia.
Postedon Apr 08, 2013 at 10:30 am
Today, Illinois Rep. Ed Sullivan announced that he will vote for the freedom to marry on the IL House marriage bill. He is the second Republican representative in IL to pledge his support.
Postedon Apr 05, 2013 at 02:44 pm
So far in 2013, over a dozen U.S. Senators announced that they support the freedom to marry for same-sex couples, and by the first week of April, a majority of the U.S. Senate publicly supported marriage for gay and lesbian couples. Here are the statements from all of the Senators who have spoken out this year in favor of marriage.
Postedon Apr 05, 2013 at 09:30 am
This morning, two additional Senators - Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) announced support for the freedom to marry. Now, 53 U.S. Senators support marriage for same-sex couples.
Postedon Apr 04, 2013 at 04:45 pm
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.
Postedon Apr 04, 2013 at 10:00 am
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.
Postedon Apr 03, 2013 at 11:45 am
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.
Postedon Apr 02, 2013 at 03:45 pm
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.
Postedon Apr 02, 2013 at 12:30 pm
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.