Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

International support for the freedom to marry grows in France and Ireland

In France and Ireland, support for the freedom to marry is at an all-time high - and recent declarations and movements from two of the countries' leaders bode well for the passage of marriage for same-sex couples.

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Speaker of the House John Boehner appeals DOMA ruling to Supreme Court

On Friday, Speaker of the House John Boehner announced that the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group will request the Supreme Court to review an appeals court decision in two recent lawsuits that ruled the so-called Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.

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League of United Latin American Citizens passes freedom to marry resolution

On Saturday, the oldest Latino organization in the country, the League of United Latin American Citizens, approved a resolution supporting the freedom to marry.

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CNN anchor Anderson Cooper comes out

This morning, Andrew Sullivan of "The Daily Beast" published an email from CNN anchor Anderson Cooper where the star journalist says, "The fact is, I'm gay."

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House Speaker says Rhode Island will vote on marriage in 2013

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.

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District of Columbia Republican Committee adopts inclusive party platform

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.

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Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe supports the freedom to marry

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.

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SLIDESHOW: Top pop culture freedom to marry moments in June

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.

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Staff Spotlight: Jo Deutsch, Federal Director

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.

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Freedom to Marry’s federal team continues progress on Respect for Marriage Act

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.

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