Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Nov 20, 2012 at 01:45 pm
It's been a banner year for the freedom to marry. And as Thanksgiving approaches, we have a lot of positive things to reflect on and learn from in the coming years. Join us by sharing why you are thankful this year!
Postedon Nov 16, 2012 at 04:29 pm
Freedom to Marry extends our deepest condolences to Richard and to Joseph's family. Their story inspired the Mainers United team and all teams working toward ending the exclusion of same-sex coupels from marriage, reminding advocates what they are working so hard to achieve.
Postedon Nov 16, 2012 at 10:45 am
Corri Planck and Dianne Hardy-Garcia are riding a roller coaster. Since May 2008, when the California Supreme Court extended the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, Corri and Dianne, and other same-sex couples in California, have experienced momentous victories, crushing setbacks, and a relentless period of uncertainty about the future of marriage in the state.
Postedon Nov 15, 2012 at 04:15 pm
In this year's Out 100, Out magazine's countdown of the 100 most compelling lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in the world, the freedom to marry took center stage. In addition to profiling a number of outspoken advocates who have pushed for the freedom to marry, the magazine also spotlighted two of our favorite same-sex couples and a Freedom to Marry board member, Jordan Roth.
Postedon Nov 15, 2012 at 11:30 am
This week, ABC News reported that the congress in Uruguay may soon consider a law that would end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage. Same-sex couples in Uruguay can already share in civil union, and a marriage law approved by the congress would be the next step for the country in fully embracing the freedom to marry.
Postedon Nov 15, 2012 at 10:30 am
Today, Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry, a campaign to amplify and build support for the freedom to marry among young conservatives across the United States, announced that Meghan McCain will be joining the Leadership Committee for the campaign.
Postedon Nov 14, 2012 at 01:00 pm
Yesterday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago said that he would be pushing hard for a bill in the Illinois legislature that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in Illinois. He published a letter explaining that "the time is right" for a legislative push for marriage in Illinois,
Postedon Nov 14, 2012 at 12:21 pm
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court updated its case docket to reflect that it had rescheduled the date that it will consider whether it will review any marriage cases during its next session. The conference is now set for Friday, November 30.
Postedon Nov 13, 2012 at 03:15 pm
This week, Dan Savage launched "Straight Up Thanks," a great new Tumblr designed to acknowledge and applaud the straight people who stood up and fought for the freedom to marry in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington.
Postedon Nov 13, 2012 at 12:45 pm
All this week, politicians, athletes, and celebrities have been cheering for our huge Election Day victories in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington.