Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

United States Supreme Court issues stay in Utah marriage ruling

On January 6, 2013, the United States Supreme Court granted a request for a stay in the marriage ruling in Utah that established the freedom to marry across the state. The ruling will be stayed - meaning that same-sex couples in Utah will be temporarily unable to receive marriage licenses - pending the state's appeal to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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New Mexico newspaper urges legislators to end efforts to overturn marriage ruling

On Saturday, December 28, The Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico's largest newspaper, urged legislators to stop their efforts to overturn the Supreme Court's marriage ruling.

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A Look Ahead: How we’ll move marriage forward in 2014

2013 was a great year, and we've come so far - but we're not done yet. 2014 will be another big year for marriage as we work to fuel campaigns to win marriage this year, lay the groundwork for further momentum for future years, and fuel the conversation about why marriage matters for all families.

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VIDEO: The first day of the freedom to marry in Utah

A beautiful new video produced by DArcy Benincosa captures the amazing first day of the freedom to marry in Utah, on Friday, December 20.

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Federal judge denies request to stay UT marriage ruling; the freedom to marry continues

Today, December 23, 2013, Judge Robert J. Shelby in Utah denied a request from the state of Utah to stay a ruling from Friday that struck down laws prohibiting the freedom to marry for same-sex couples as unconstitutional.

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Federal judge orders Ohio to respect all marriages on death certificates

On Monday, December 23, federal judge Timothy Black issued a ruling declaring that the state of Ohio must respect marriages between same-sex couples on death certificates issued by the state.

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Federal judge strikes down Utah’s marriage ban, ruling effective immediately

Today, a federal judge in Utah struck down the state's ban on same-sex couples from marrying, declaring that the law violates the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of equal protection and due process. Same-sex couples in Utah are already applying for marriage licenses.

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BIG WIN: New Mexico Supreme Court affirms the freedom to marry state-wide

Today, the New Mexico Supreme Court issued a landmark decision affirming what a majority of New Mexicans already know: That everyone in the state should have the freedom to marry the person they love.

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VIDEO: Canadian man proposes to partner with elaborate “Love Today” flash mob

A new video featuring an elaborate, romantic engagement proposal is making the rounds across the Internet. The new video features Patrick Stiles asking his partner Mike Kennedy to marry him.

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Outspoken marriage supporter Michelle Bachelet elected president of Chile

The new president-elect in Chile, Michelle Bachelet, has been an important supportive voice for LGBT people and the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Latin America.

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