Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

Celebrate the 4th of July by signing our petition to support military families!

Celebrate your independence and freedom this July by helping to secure the freedom to marry for all service members - and ensuring that those marriages are recognized. Sign our petition to repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act!

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How red and purple states are growing in support for the freedom to marry

Last week, the Democratic Party in Kentucky's largest county approved a resolution to encourage the state's delegates to the national convention to support the addition of a "freedom to marry" plank in the official Democratic party platform. It's the latest move in the recent surge of traditionally conservative states growing their support for the freedom to marry.

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Why a gay cupcake is worth a thousand words

These cupcakes may not be the official Freedom to Marry cupcake, but this simple display of rainbow baked goods and the Freedom to Marry logo was really significant for me. It represented how my family has become more open about discussing gay issues and how confidently my mother is willing to assert that her son is an advocate for marriage.

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International support for the freedom to marry grows in France and Ireland

In France and Ireland, support for the freedom to marry is at an all-time high - and recent declarations and movements from two of the countries' leaders bode well for the passage of marriage for same-sex couples.

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Speaker of the House John Boehner appeals DOMA ruling to Supreme Court

On Friday, Speaker of the House John Boehner announced that the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group will request the Supreme Court to review an appeals court decision in two recent lawsuits that ruled the so-called Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.

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League of United Latin American Citizens passes freedom to marry resolution

On Saturday, the oldest Latino organization in the country, the League of United Latin American Citizens, approved a resolution supporting the freedom to marry.

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CNN anchor Anderson Cooper comes out

This morning, Andrew Sullivan of "The Daily Beast" published an email from CNN anchor Anderson Cooper where the star journalist says, "The fact is, I'm gay."

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House Speaker says Rhode Island will vote on marriage in 2013

This morning, Gordon Fox, the Speaker of the House in Rhode Island, said that he plans to bring the freedom to marry to a vote in the state House of Representative next year.

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District of Columbia Republican Committee adopts inclusive party platform

On Thursday, the District of Columbia Republican Committee adopted its party platform - and it supports full protections for gay and lesbian citizens, becoming the first GOP state committee to do so.

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Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe supports the freedom to marry

Chris Kluwe, a punter for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, has started speaking out in opposition of a proposed anti-gay constitutional amendment that will go before Minnesota's voters in November. His advocacy shines out in the world of sports, where few players have publicly expressed their support for the freedom to marry.

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