Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

VIDEO: Straight allies in the military speak out for marriage

Today, Freedom to Marry and OutServe-SLDN released a new video featuring three prominent straight allies in the military speaking out in support of gay and lesbian servicemembers and their spouses.

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Poll: 63% of Americans oppose DOMA’s marriage discrimination

A new poll found that a large majority of Americans - 63% - oppose the marriage discrimination caused by the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits federal respect for legal marriages between same-sex couples.

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Documentary ‘The New Black’ examines growing support for marriage in black community

This month, a new documentary exploring the American black community and their views on the freedom to marry, debuted at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The documentary, The New Black, hones in on the campaign to win marriage for same-sex couples in Maryland.

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Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry expands with new members, video campaign

Today, dozens of new conservative voices joined Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry, the campaign to amplify and build support for ending the exclusion of same-sex couples among young conservatives across the United States.

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My Two Dads: 8 families share how they’re celebrating Fathers’ Day this year

Fathers' Day is a great time to recognize the many types of families that make our country so dynamic. We know that there is no single formulation for what makes a strong family, but we spoke with eight great dad duos about the common denominator in family: love.

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46 years ago, SCOTUS ruled against marriage discrimination in ‘Loving v. Virginia’

Today, as we reflect on the 46th anniversary of the momentous Loving v. Virginia decision, which declared bans on interracial marriage unconstitutional, we hope that this month, we have another landmark marriage victory to celebrate.

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Military couple Stacey and Genevieve: Serving our country in the face of DOMA discrimination

For support in dealing with the harms of DOMA, Genevieve and Stacey, who promised their commitment to each other last year in Emery, California have turned to the American Military Partner Association, an organization dedicated to supporting LGBT military families and speaking out against DOMA.

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EVENT: Marriage at the Supreme Court panel by Swish Nights Out

This week, on Thursday, June 13, Freedom to Marry's Director of Online Programs, Michael Crawford, will participate in a panel about the so-called Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8. Rulings in both Supreme Court cases are expected this month.

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Freedom to Marry and SAGE host panel demonstrating how DOMA hurts older couples

This morning at the National Press Club, Freedom to Marry and SAGE hosted a panel on how the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits federal respect for legal marriages between same-sex couples, uniquely and dramatically affects older same-sex couples.

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WATCH: PSA from ‘Familia es Familia’ highlights importance of the freedom to marry

Today, Familia es Familia, released a new public education video featuring civil rights leader Dolores Huerta that highlights the importance of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

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