Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Aug 30, 2012 at 03:00 pm
After working hard on the campaign to pass the freedom to marry in New York last summer, when they contributed their story to Freedom to Marry's video series on why marriage matters to New Yorkers, George and Farid were excited and relieved to finally marry and have their relationship formally respected by the state.
Postedon Aug 29, 2012 at 05:00 pm
When the Fall 2012 television season starts up again in a few weeks, viewers will be treated to more prominent same-sex relationships than we've seen in most recent TV seasons. In addition to a number of returning strongholds on shows like Glee, Modern Family, and Grey's Anatomy, this season will introduce two new series - The New Normal and Partners - with leading characters in same-sex relationships.
Postedon Aug 29, 2012 at 03:30 pm
This morning in Tampa, Florida, dozens of pro-equality young conservatives attended a brunch hosted by Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry and Log Cabin Republicans. The brunch included attendees of the 2012 Republican National Convention, which ends tomorrow in Tampa.
Postedon Aug 29, 2012 at 12:45 pm
When the Democratic National Convention officially kicks off on September 3 in Charlotte, North Carolina, the LGBT community will be represented more prominently than any previous DNC. According to the National Stonewall Democrats, over 530 openly LGBT participants will be official participants at the event.
Postedon Aug 28, 2012 at 04:00 pm
Last week, a new video advertisement began airing on television screens in Maine, which advocates are tirelessly working to make the first state to proactively win marriage at the ballot in November. The spot features Dan and Pat Lawson, a couple from Monroe, Maine that has been married for 30 years, talking about their twin sons, one of whom is gay.
Postedon Aug 28, 2012 at 01:30 pm
In tomorrow's edition of The Tampa Tribune, a new public service-focused advertisement from Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry and Log Cabin Republicans will be published. The ad's publication is perfectly aligned with the Republican National Convention, which continues until Thursday, August 30 in Tampa, Florida.
Postedon Aug 28, 2012 at 11:00 am
On Friday, Ted Olson, David Boies, and the other lawyers representing the gay and lesbian plaintiffs in Perry v. Brown, the court case challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8 in California, filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court not to review the case.
Postedon Aug 27, 2012 at 03:45 pm
Over the past few weeks, members of the Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry leadership committee have been speaking out about why they support marriage for all couples, and why their fellow conservatives, Republicans, or Libertarians should join them in calling for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Aug 27, 2012 at 11:45 am
This week, Anglican Bishop Alan Wilson, who has served as the Bishop of Buckingham in the Diocese of Oxford for the Church of England since 2003, recorded a video as part of Out 4 Marriage, a British campaign that encourages prominent individuals to express their support for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Aug 27, 2012 at 10:45 am
Jean-Marc Ayrault, the Prime Minister of France, announced this weekend that his government will introduce a bill to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage in France, to the Parliament this fall.