Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon May 03, 2013 at 12:15 pm
This year, Tim Sweeney will be stepping down from the Freedom to Marry board - as well as from his full-time position as President and CEO of the Gill Foundation. We applaud the lifelong advocate for the incredible impact he has left so far on the LGBT movement and the campaign to win marriage nationwide.
Postedon May 02, 2013 at 04:35 pm
Today, Rhode Island became the tenth state in the country to approve the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. This afternoon, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee will sign the marriage bill into law on the steps of the Rhode Island State House.
Postedon May 01, 2013 at 03:30 pm
Today, the Senate Executive Committee in Delaware voted to advance HB75, the bill that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples across the state. By a vote of 4-2, the committee voted to send the bill to the full Senate floor.
Postedon May 01, 2013 at 10:30 am
Yesterday, the Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee unanimously voted to advance the marriage bill to a full vote before the RI House of Representatives. The vote, scheduled for Thursday, May 2, will mark the final vote for the freedom to marry in the state.
Postedon May 01, 2013 at 09:30 am
Early this morning, May 1, a law that creates civil union for same-sex couples took effect in Colorado. As we celebrate the civil union law taking effect in Colorado, we also look forward to a day when same-sex couples can see their state stand up for their love, their commitment, and their families by extending the full freedom to marry.
Postedon Apr 30, 2013 at 01:30 pm
In 2013, we've already seen significant developments from states where we can win marriage this year, and several other states have taken the first steps toward winning marriage. Here's a look at some recent victories, and what's on the horizon for these 7 States.
Postedon Apr 30, 2013 at 12:00 pm
In a press conference today, President Barack Obama commented on big news from the sports world yesterday: Jason Collins, a Center for the NBA, came out as a gay man. Collins is now the first openly gay male athlete in a major American sports league.
Postedon Apr 30, 2013 at 11:15 am
Yesterday, marriage continued moving forward in Brazil when the Corregedor Geral de Justiça in two additional states - Paraíba and Santa Catarina(Articles in Portuguese) - authorized marriages between same-sex couples.
Postedon Apr 29, 2013 at 11:30 am
This week, a new poll from KSTP/SurveyUSA found that a majority of Minnesota adults support ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage. The poll, measured last week, found that 51% of Minnesotans support the freedom to marry, while just 47% do not.
Postedon Apr 26, 2013 at 03:30 pm
April 27 marks the four-year anniversary of the freedom to marry taking effect in Iowa, whose Supreme Court ruled in 2009 that same-sex couples should not be excluded from marriage. This week, marriage activist and LGBT ally Zach Wahls published an editorial celebrating the anniversary.