Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Jun 18, 2012 at 03:00 pm
Every year, GO Magazine, one of the leading lesbian publications in the country, releases a list of "100 Women We Love," a collection of out lesbian entertainers, athletes, activists, and politicians. Jo Deutsch, Freedom to Marry's Federal Director, made this year's list.
Postedon Jun 18, 2012 at 12:15 pm
On Friday, Leon E. Panetta, the U.S. Secretary of Defense, released a video thanking gay and lesbian service members for their commitment to the U.S. military and acknowledging their service, particularly in light of last year's official repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
Postedon Jun 18, 2012 at 09:30 am
A new poll released this morning out of Maine shows that a strong majority in the state - 55 percent - supports the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jun 15, 2012 at 04:00 pm
Although Paul and David's marriage is legal in Iowa and other states that recognize marriages between same-sex couples, the fact that Paul is a service member complicates the protections that the government affords to their relationship. The so-called Defense of Marriage Act forces the military to treat their relationship like a second-class marriage.
Postedon Jun 15, 2012 at 12:00 pm
This week, the political parties in Indiana have made adjustments to their views on the freedom to marry in their party platforms. It's one more example of how people across the country are moving toward support for marriage for all couples.
Postedon Jun 15, 2012 at 10:00 am
This morning, Richard Carey begins a 53-day bike ride across the country in support of the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jun 15, 2012 at 09:00 am
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.
Postedon Jun 14, 2012 at 10:00 am
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.
Postedon Jun 13, 2012 at 03:10 pm
Yesterday, the Secretary of State in Washington announced that Referendum 74 has officially qualified for the November 6 ballot in the state.
Postedon Jun 13, 2012 at 10:50 am
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.