Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Jun 03, 2013 at 11:30 am
On Friday, May 31, the Illinois House of Representatives failed to vote on the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act, which would have affirmed the freedom to marry for all same-sex couples in the state. We will fight and make our case until all Illinois families have the freedom to marry the person they love.
Postedon Jun 03, 2013 at 10:00 am
Leah and Natalie, who just moved from Mobile, AL to New Orleans, LA know that their family deserves respect - and that the love, commitment, and devotion of all families should be treated equally. They look forward to the day when they can publicly declare their love in a legal ceremony with their son Hayes.
Postedon May 23, 2013 at 12:14 pm
Last year, Susan and Shannon promised their commitment to each other in Kansas City, MO, and they had a filmmaker capture the experience in a video called "Radiance." Now, the film has won an international award. Michael Ransdell of One Tree Films has won an international film contest from Top Knots!
Postedon May 22, 2013 at 10:47 am
This year, Tatjana Plitt, a photographer from Australia living in the United States, has been amplifying these stories of military families affected by DOMA through her "Gay Warriors" project, where she photographs couples and their families in their uniforms and shares their stories. Here, we caught up with Tatjana to ask her about her trip!
Postedon May 16, 2013 at 10:57 am
Today marks the ninth anniversary of the first weddings between same-sex couples in Massachusetts! Now, less than ten years after that historic day in Massachusetts, same-sex couples across the New England region have the freedom to marry.
Postedon May 15, 2013 at 02:00 pm
This week, new polls were released demonstrating majority support for the freedom to marry in three states where same-sex couples currently do not have the freedom to marry. Check out the inspiring results from Arizona, Michigan, and Virginia!
Postedon May 15, 2013 at 10:30 am
Until Monday, May 20, Freedom to Marry supporters have the opportunity to pre-order Audra McDonald's new solo album, 'Go Back Home' using the promo code FREEDOM. Nonesuch Records will donate $1 to Freedom to Marry for every album pre-ordered at nonsuch.com using the "FREEDOM" promo code at check-out.
Postedon May 14, 2013 at 12:45 pm
Today, the National Council of Justice in Brazil - the panel responsible for overseeing the Brazilian judicial system - ruled that government offices that issue marriage licenses have no standing to reject same-sex couples from marriage.
Postedon May 14, 2013 at 09:45 am
Yesterday, the Minnesota Senate approved the freedom to marry, making MN the 12th state in the country where same-sex couples can marry. Watch two moving speeches in support of marriage - and then relive the victory with these great videos.
Postedon May 13, 2013 at 04:19 pm
Today, the Minnesota Senate took a final vote on a bill to extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, making Minnesota poised to become the 12th state to approve the freedom to marry. Governor Mark Dayton is expected to sign the bill tomorrow.