Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

Richard Carey begins cross-country bike ride for Freedom to Marry

This morning, Richard Carey begins a 53-day bike ride across the country in support of the freedom to marry.

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Staff Spotlight: Cameron Tolle, Online Campaign Manager

Freedom to Marry has a dedicated and diverse staff working each day to secure the freedom to marry nationwide. This week, we meet Cameron Tolle, our Online Campaign Manager.

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Minnesotans United for All Families receives a diverse range of endorsements

In the past few weeks, Minnesotans United for All Families, the coalition working to oppose an anti-gay ballot initiative in the state, has racked up a wide range of endorsements. From the Minneapolis Public Schools Board of Education to General Mills to the Governor of Minnesota, the state's residents are speaking out to oppose writing discrimination into the state constitution.

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Marriage will officially appear on the ballot in Washington

Yesterday, the Secretary of State in Washington announced that Referendum 74 has officially qualified for the November 6 ballot in the state.

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President Obama asks Maryland voters to uphold the freedom to marry at the ballot

At a speech in Baltimore yesterday, President Barack Obama spoke out against anti-gay activists who are working to overturn the freedom to marry in Maryland. He urged voters to uphold marriage for same-sex couples at the ballot this November.

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Washington parents want their daughters - all 3 of them - to be able to marry

Washington United for Marriage has been busy releasing a series of videos highlighting families who support the freedom to marry. Their latest video features Steve and Robin Boehler, who want all three of their daughters - including their lesbian daughter, Sarah - to be able to celebrate their love and commitment in marriage.

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Florida voters move toward freedom to marry support in new poll

A new poll from Public Policy Polling shows that Florida voters, like much of the country, are quickly shifting their views on the freedom to marry toward majority approval. Gains among black voters in the state are particularly evident.

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Freedom to Marry board member Jordan Roth (and advocate Audra McDonald) win Tony Awards

Last night, at the 66th Annual Tony Awards, Freedom to Marry board member Jordan Roth took home one of the top awards for producing Clybourne Park. Fellow marriage supporter Audra McDonald won her fifth Tony for her moving and passionate performance in The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.

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Faith communities in Minnesota collaborate to oppose anti-gay marriage amendment

In Minnesota, a diverse array of faith communities are joining together in opposition of a ballot initiative that seeks to prohibit the freedom to marry in the state.

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Booed soldier and husband highlight why marriage matters for military couples

As part of our "Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry" campaign, today we're releasing a video featuring Army Major Stephen Hill and his husband, Joshua Snyder. Earlier this year, Hill was booed during a Republican presidential debate for asking a question about "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

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