Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Dec 04, 2012 at 12:45 pm
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.
Postedon Dec 04, 2012 at 11:00 am
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.
Postedon Nov 28, 2012 at 08:15 am
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.
Postedon Nov 27, 2012 at 01:30 pm
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.
Postedon Nov 27, 2012 at 10:45 am
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.
Postedon Nov 27, 2012 at 10:15 am
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.
Postedon Nov 26, 2012 at 04:30 pm
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
Postedon Nov 26, 2012 at 01:45 pm
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.
Postedon Nov 20, 2012 at 03:45 pm
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!
Postedon Nov 20, 2012 at 01:45 pm
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!