Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

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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Vote for the 2012 marriage victories for most valuable campaign!

Today, the four successful marriage ballot campaigns in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington were nominated for Most Valuable Campaign at Rootscamp 2012. Help them win by casting your vote!

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There’s a lot to be thankful for this year

It's been a banner year for the freedom to marry. And as Thanksgiving approaches, we have a lot of positive things to reflect on and learn from in the coming years. Join us by sharing why you are thankful this year!

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Inspiring man who spoke out for why marriage matters in Maine passes away

Freedom to Marry extends our deepest condolences to Richard and to Joseph's family. Their story inspired the Mainers United team and all teams working toward ending the exclusion of same-sex coupels from marriage, reminding advocates what they are working so hard to achieve.

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Corri and Dianne continue riding the marriage roller coaster in California

Corri Planck and Dianne Hardy-Garcia are riding a roller coaster. Since May 2008, when the California Supreme Court extended the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, Corri and Dianne, and other same-sex couples in California, have experienced momentous victories, crushing setbacks, and a relentless period of uncertainty about the future of marriage in the state.

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Marriage takes center stage in the 2012 Out 100

In this year's Out 100, Out magazine's countdown of the 100 most compelling lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in the world, the freedom to marry took center stage. In addition to profiling a number of outspoken advocates who have pushed for the freedom to marry, the magazine also spotlighted two of our favorite same-sex couples and a Freedom to Marry board member, Jordan Roth.

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Uruguay looks to become second Latin American country with the freedom to marry

This week, ABC News reported that the congress in Uruguay may soon consider a law that would end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage. Same-sex couples in Uruguay can already share in civil union, and a marriage law approved by the congress would be the next step for the country in fully embracing the freedom to marry.

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Meghan McCain joins Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry leadership committee

Today, Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry, a campaign to amplify and build support for the freedom to marry among young conservatives across the United States, announced that Meghan McCain will be joining the Leadership Committee for the campaign.

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