Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

How this Tennessee woman came out, fell in love, and became a marriage advocate

Lindsey Wagoner shares her own coming out story and tracks her growth from a young girl in a sheltered Tennessee school to a confident and outspoken woman speaking out on behalf of same-sex couples and LGBT people across Tennessee.

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Freedom to Marry reflects on coming out process on National Coming Out Day

Today, on National Coming Out Day, we acknowledge and celebrate the 'coming out' process by reflecting on our own steps forward, applauding everyone who has taken that step, and supporting those who are not yet ready to take that step. Here are some of our favorite coming out stories.

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Glenn & Michael in PA: Working toward acceptance in our families and communities

On National Coming Out Day, stories like Michael's and Glenn's remind us that when LGBT people "come out," they provoke change in their friends, in their families, and in their communities.

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Judge who made marriage history officiates at his lesbian daughter’s wedding

As Levinson officiated his daughter's ceremony, he thought back to the conversation he shared with his daughter when she came out to him - and to his landmark ruling in support of the freedom to marry in Hawaii 20 years ago.

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NJ judge refuses to delay start to the freedom to marry in New Jersey

Today, Mercer County Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson denied Gov. Chris Christie's request to delay the start of marriages for same-sex couples in New Jersey. Although the decision is expected to be appealed, at this point, the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in New Jersey is scheduled to begin on October 21, 2013.

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Staff Spotlight: Tyler Deaton, Campaign Manager for Young Conservatives

This week, we hear from Tyler Deaton, the Campaign Manager for Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry, our program to amplify the voices and stories of conservatives and Republicans who support marriage.

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New litigation resource tracks lawsuits making the case for marriage in the courts

Keeping track of what's going on in state, federal, and trial courts can be challenging - that's why Freedom to Marry is launching our new Marriage Litigation resource, which provides a comprehensive overview at all of the marriage-related legal cases already underway.

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Couple of 40 years takes a stand for marriage in North Carolina

On Wednesday, two women who have been together for over 40 years applied for a marriage license in North Carolina, seeking to have their lifelong commitment respected by their home state.

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Williams Institute report tracks Latino LGBT adults and families in the U.S.

A new report from The Williams Institute crunches the numbers behind the 2010 Census and tracks the impact and scope of LGBT Latinos living in the United States. 29.1% of same-sex Latino couples are raising children, the report also finds.

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WATCH: This man’s amazing wedding vows to his husband are sure to move you to tears

This summer, Jordan and Devon tied the knot and said "I Do" in a wedding ceremony in Los Angeles, CA after four years of commitment. Their wedding video is a gorgeous look into the couple's big day.

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