Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Jun 29, 2012 at 01:59 pm
This morning, Gordon Fox, the Speaker of the House in Rhode Island, said that he plans to bring the freedom to marry to a vote in the state House of Representative next year.
Postedon Jun 29, 2012 at 01:30 pm
On Thursday, the District of Columbia Republican Committee adopted its party platform - and it supports full protections for gay and lesbian citizens, becoming the first GOP state committee to do so.
Postedon Jun 29, 2012 at 11:15 am
Chris Kluwe, a punter for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, has started speaking out in opposition of a proposed anti-gay constitutional amendment that will go before Minnesota's voters in November. His advocacy shines out in the world of sports, where few players have publicly expressed their support for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jun 29, 2012 at 09:00 am
It's already been a huge summer for the freedom to marry, with President Obama's comments about marriage for same-sex couples and movement in states facing ballot initiatives. But in the entertainment and pop culture world, the freedom to marry has also been gaining significant visibility. Here, we look at nine marriage moments and applaud their positive media representation.
Postedon Jun 29, 2012 at 08:00 am
Freedom to Marry has a dedicated and diverse staff working each day to secure the freedom to marry nationwide, and we want to help you get to know each of us a little bit better. This week, we hear from Jo Deutsch, Freedom to Marry's Federal Director.
Postedon Jun 28, 2012 at 01:00 pm
Freedom to Marry's federal program continues making progress on overturning the Defense of Marriage Act through the passage of the Respect for Marriage Act. We have seen immense support for the bill, with 151 House co-sponsors, 32 Senate co-sponsors, and 74 organizations signing on as Respect for Marriage Coalition members.
Postedon Jun 28, 2012 at 11:45 am
There's just over four months left until the November election, when Minnesotans will be asked to vote on an anti-gay constitutional amendment that would ban marriage for same-sex couples. Freedom to Marry is sponsoring a $100,00 matching grant challenge this week, so you can double the impact of your contribution today!
Postedon Jun 28, 2012 at 09:00 am
This afternoon, U.S. Representative Adam Smith, who serves on the House Armed Services Committee, introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would explicitly clarify the definition of "spouse" to include same-sex couples.
Postedon Jun 27, 2012 at 10:15 am
Minnesotans United for All Families has launched "Vote NO MN," a targeted campaign that asks supporters of the freedom to marry to spread the word about a proposed anti-gay amendment that's on the ballot in November.
Postedon Jun 26, 2012 at 03:30 pm
On Sunday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn spoke out about the freedom to marry, saying, "I think we're closer every day."