Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Apr 02, 2013 at 03:45 pm
This afternoon, the Senate of Uruguay passed legislation that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples across the country, making Uruguay nearly certain to be the 15th nation in the world - and the fourth in Latin America - where gay and lesbian couples can share in the freedom to marry.
Postedon Apr 02, 2013 at 12:30 pm
A new special exhibit mounted at Harvard Law School showcases the 1983 thesis written by then-law student Evan Wolfson, founder and president of Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide.
Postedon Apr 02, 2013 at 11:15 am
Today, Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) announced his support for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. He is the second sitting Republican Senator ever to publicly support marriage, and he is the 50th U.S. Senator in today's Congress to stand on the Right Side of History.
Postedon Apr 01, 2013 at 03:29 pm
In the past week, nine U.S. Senators have announced their support for the freedom to marry, explaining how their views have evolved and how they have come to understand that now is the time to stand on the Right Side of History.
Postedon Mar 29, 2013 at 04:00 pm
This week, a wide array of Freedom to Marry staffers spoke out in favor of the freedom to marry and shed some light on the two landmark legal cases heard by the Supreme Court this week. Check out video featuring our staffers.
Postedon Mar 29, 2013 at 01:00 pm
On Wednesday, Freedom to Marry Founder and President Evan Wolfson appeared on Fox News to square off against Tony Perkins from the Family Research Council on why marriage matters and how the Supreme Court can stand on the Right Side of History this year.
Postedon Mar 29, 2013 at 11:00 am
No one knows what the Supreme Court will rule, but this week, Americans made their stance clear: We are ready for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Mar 28, 2013 at 04:30 pm
Today, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino announced he would not seek reelection for a sixth term. Freedom to Marry thanked Mayor Menino today for all of his advocacy for ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage during his tenure.
Postedon Mar 28, 2013 at 11:20 am
Yesterday, Evan Wolfson spoke at the CATO Institute about Hollingsworth v. Perry and Windsor v. United States. He urged listeners to continue the work of winning the freedom to marry, even as the Supreme Court Justices deliberate on what they will do and announce by June. Read his comments here!
Postedon Mar 28, 2013 at 10:45 am
Yesterday, Dean Hara, the widower of U.S. Representative Gerry Studds, the first openly gay member of the U.S. Congress, spoke with Democracy Now! about how the so-called Defense of Marriage Acthurts legally married same-sex couples and their families.