Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

The Grammys sends a national message of equality with ‘Same Love’ performance

Over the course of the performance, which also included bits of Madonna's hit "Open Your Heart," more than 30 couples - including same-sex couples, different-sex couples, older couples, and younger couples - married live on stage.

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9 Grammy nominees raise their voices in support of the freedom to marry

This year, songs like "Same Love" by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, and "Brave" by Sara Bareilles have encouraged support for LGBT people. Here are ten great quotes from Grammy-nominated artists who support the freedom to marry.

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POLL: Majority of voters in non-marriage states support the freedom to marry

A new poll conducted by Anzalone Liszt Grove Research demonstrates majority support for the freedom to marry in non-marriage states, with 51% of respondents, on average, saying they are supportive.

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‘One Strategy, Two Timelines’: The Pathway Forward to the freedom to marry nationwide

In light of the recent victories for marriage in federal court cases, Freedom to Marry has issued a new memo detailing The Pathway Forward, explaining how critical marriage litigation plays into the overall push to win marriage nationwide.

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Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring will not defend anti-marriage law in court

Today, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced that he does not intend to defend a state statute and constitutional amendment in Virginia that denies the freedom to marry to same-sex couples.

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Indiana House committee advances harmful anti-freedom amendment to full House floor

This evening, January 22, the Indiana House Committee on Elections and Apportionment voted 9-3 to advance HJR-3 to a full floor vote in the House of Representatives. The vote means HJR-3 is one step closer to passage, and the full House will consider the bill soon.

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Same-sex couples in Utah file lawsuit seeking respect for Utah marriage licenses

On January 21, 2014, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on behalf of four same-sex couples in Utah who legally married in the state. More than 1,300 same-sex couples married in those weeks, and this lawsuit seeks recognition for these licenses.

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Photographer documents watershed period in gay history with The Gay Men Project

Freedom to Marry caught up with Kevin Truong of The Gay Men Project to chat specifically about his photographs of gay men in committed relationships.

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VIDEO: ‘We will join together to defeat HJR-3’ in Indiana

A new video from Freedom Indiana documents the thousands of Hoosiers who have spoken out against HJR-3, a proposed constitutional amendment that helps no one and hurts same-sex couples and their families in the state.

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Houston Mayor Annise Parker weds Kathy Hubbard, partner of 23 years

Yesterday, January 16, Annise Parker, Mayor of Houston, Texas married her partner of 23 years, Kathy Hubbard, at a private home in Palm Springs, California

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