Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Oct 15, 2013 at 09:59 am
Today, the Buncombe County Register of Deeds in North Carolina began accepting applications from same-sex couples for marriage licenses, saying that he would formally request approval for granting the licenses from the NC Attorney General.
Postedon Oct 14, 2013 at 02:30 pm
It was a big weekend for marriage in the personal lives of the Freedom to Marry staff. One of our team members got engaged to her boyfriend on Friday, and one of our newest staffers tied the knot on Saturday afternoon.
Postedon Oct 11, 2013 at 11:30 am
Lindsey Wagoner shares her own coming out story and tracks her growth from a young girl in a sheltered Tennessee school to a confident and outspoken woman speaking out on behalf of same-sex couples and LGBT people across Tennessee.
Postedon Oct 11, 2013 at 08:00 am
Today, on National Coming Out Day, we acknowledge and celebrate the 'coming out' process by reflecting on our own steps forward, applauding everyone who has taken that step, and supporting those who are not yet ready to take that step. Here are some of our favorite coming out stories.
Postedon Oct 11, 2013 at 05:00 am
On National Coming Out Day, stories like Michael's and Glenn's remind us that when LGBT people "come out," they provoke change in their friends, in their families, and in their communities.
Postedon Oct 10, 2013 at 04:00 pm
As Levinson officiated his daughter's ceremony, he thought back to the conversation he shared with his daughter when she came out to him - and to his landmark ruling in support of the freedom to marry in Hawaii 20 years ago.
Postedon Oct 10, 2013 at 02:15 pm
Today, Mercer County Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson denied Gov. Chris Christie's request to delay the start of marriages for same-sex couples in New Jersey. Although the decision is expected to be appealed, at this point, the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in New Jersey is scheduled to begin on October 21, 2013.
Postedon Oct 10, 2013 at 01:00 pm
This week, we hear from Tyler Deaton, the Campaign Manager for Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry, our program to amplify the voices and stories of conservatives and Republicans who support marriage.
Postedon Oct 08, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Keeping track of what's going on in state, federal, and trial courts can be challenging - that's why Freedom to Marry is launching our new Marriage Litigation resource, which provides a comprehensive overview at all of the marriage-related legal cases already underway.
Postedon Oct 07, 2013 at 10:00 am
On Wednesday, two women who have been together for over 40 years applied for a marriage license in North Carolina, seeking to have their lifelong commitment respected by their home state.