Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Feb 11, 2014 at 02:00 pm
Today, Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) became the 44th United States Senator to co-sponsor the Respect for Marriage Act (S. 1236), the bill that would fully repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, definitively ending federal marriage discrimination and ensuring certainty regardless of where a legally married same-sex couple lives.
Postedon Feb 11, 2014 at 10:15 am
On Monday, February 10, Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto filed a motion in the lawsuit 'Sevcik v. Sandoval' requesting the ability to withdraw her brief that argued in defense of Nevada's ban on same-sex couples from marrying.
Postedon Feb 10, 2014 at 04:30 pm
This weekend, United States Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Department of Justice would issue a memo to recognize marriages between same-sex couples - even in states without the freedom to marry - "to the greatest extent possible under the law."
Postedon Feb 07, 2014 at 11:30 am
This month, The William Way LGBT Community Center in Philadelphia, PA will host an event showcasing the stories and images of same-sex couples for 'Love & Devotion.'
Postedon Feb 04, 2014 at 01:45 pm
Today, February 4, the Parliament in Scotland approved the Marriage and Civil Partnership Bill, which extends the freedom to marry to same-sex couples across Scotland. Seventeen countries now share in the freedom to marry nationwide.
Postedon Feb 04, 2014 at 10:00 am
In the six months since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down DOMA, dozens of same-sex couples in states across the country have joined together to file lawsuits seeking the freedom to marry. Check out updates from 5 of the 22 states with pending litigation:
Postedon Feb 03, 2014 at 05:30 pm
For the next few months, Bridegroom will be available to rent in more than 44,000 Redbox kiosks across the country. Freedom to Marry is proud to receive funds from Bridegroom rentals, along with GLAAD, PFLAG, and GLSEN.
Postedon Feb 03, 2014 at 05:00 pm
Last week, Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson traveled to Indiana to meet with local activists working to defeat HJR-3, the proposed constitutional amendment in Indiana that would ban same-sex couples from marrying in the state.
Postedon Feb 03, 2014 at 11:00 am
"It didn't bother me that Dustin was gay," Shana said. "What bothered me was that as far as I knew, if you were gay you weren't going to Heaven. So I saw that Dustin was still who he had always been. I came to that realization: If it's not Heaven without Dustin, then Dustin will be in Heaven. He'll be there."