Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Oct 03, 2013 at 08:00 am
One of the excited marriage supporters in New Jersey is David DelVecchio, Mayor of Lambertville, NJ. He said that if there is not a stay on the ruling, which declares that marriages for same-sex couples should begin on October 21, 2013, he wants to perform the first marriage for a same-sex couple
Postedon Oct 02, 2013 at 11:45 am
This week, Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson spoke with MSNBC about a Friday ruling by a New Jersey Superior Court judge declaring that same-sex couples should have the freedom to marry in New Jersey.
Postedon Oct 02, 2013 at 10:45 am
Yesterday, Illinois Unites for Marriage, the campaign working to win marriage in Illinois this year, announced the launch of Veterans Unite for Marriage, a coalition of service members and their families in Illinois.
Postedon Oct 02, 2013 at 10:00 am
This week a new poll from New Mexico demonstrated majority support for the freedom to marry, with 53 percent of voters saying they support a ruling from the New Mexico Supreme Court this year declaring the freedom to marry across the state.
Postedon Oct 01, 2013 at 02:30 pm
When Ashley Jestat took a vacation to the Dominican Republic in 2002, she had no idea that she would meet the love of her life. While staying with her family at a vacation resort, Ashley met Gabriela Giuliani, who was back in the Dominican Republic, where she was born and grew up before moving to New Jersey over 25 years ago, visiting family and friends.
Postedon Oct 01, 2013 at 12:30 pm
On Sunday, September 29, the talented actors and creative minds at the Matthew Corozine Studio in New York City hosted a night of monologues and directed scenes about love, marriage, and same-sex couples to benefit Freedom to Marry.
Postedon Sep 27, 2013 at 03:00 pm
The judge ruled in favor of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in New Jersey, and unless the decision is appealed, marriages would begin in the state on October 21, 2013. Now that the lower court has found that the New Jersey civil union law is unconstitutional, it is imperative that the New Jersey legislature act quickly to pass a marriage bill.
Postedon Sep 26, 2013 at 10:30 am
This week, an official video from the U.S. Department of Defense highlights legally married military same-sex couples across the country finally being granted respect for their marriages by the federal government and by the U.S. military.
Postedon Sep 25, 2013 at 09:30 am
This month, Patricia Todd, the first openly gay legislator in Alabama, married her partner of eight years, Jennifer Clarke, in a ceremony in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Since 2006, Patricia Todd has been serving in the Alabama House of Representatives.
Postedon Sep 24, 2013 at 02:00 pm
Coming off of June's historic victories at the Supreme Court, marriage supporters are working harder than ever in more states than ever in an effort to win marriage in more states and grow public support for marriage. Here's a look at how marriage has moved forward in eight key states this month!