Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Aug 20, 2013 at 10:30 am
The Peace Corps' policy change, which allows same-sex couples to serve together as volunteers, was personal for Shari Quan, who served in rural Uganda. She and her partner, Elisabeth Halliday, are planning their wedding, and the policy change has opened up the possibility of the women serving together without being separated.
Postedon Aug 19, 2013 at 09:30 am
One of the same-sex couples couples who married today in New Zealand was Lynley Bendall and Ally Wanikau, who said "I Do" on an airplane in a beautiful ceremony sponsored by Air New Zealand.
Postedon Aug 15, 2013 at 12:31 pm
Justin Maxwell, a 16-year-old boy from North Carolina, is emerging as a strong young voice for LGBT equality in the South. He also encourages young people like him to stand up for what they believe in.
Postedon Aug 15, 2013 at 11:30 am
Want to know how we're going to win the freedom to marry for same-sex couples nationwide? The answer lies in the Roadmap to Victory, the three-track plan for returning to the U.S. Supreme Court and finishing the job by bringing the country to national resolution and extending the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in all 50 states.
Postedon Aug 14, 2013 at 01:30 pm
Today, the U.S. Department of Defense announced that the same-sex spouses of gay and lesbian service members will begin receiving full benefits and protections by September 3, 2013.
Postedon Aug 13, 2013 at 10:30 am
On Saturday, August 10, Ed Murray, who serves as a state senator in Washington and is now campaigning to become the mayor of Seattle, married his longtime partner, Michael Shiosaki on the 22nd anniversary of the day they first met each other.
Postedon Aug 12, 2013 at 04:30 pm
As we continue to celebrate the victories at the Supreme Court in June 2013, we're already hard at work on building up momentum and securing essential votes in four key state marriage campaigns. Winning these four states before the end of 2014 is an important step on the path to victory.
Postedon Aug 12, 2013 at 11:30 am
This weekend, the Social Security Administration began processing retirement spouse claims for same-sex couples. For now, the payments are limited to couples living in states with the freedom to marry.
Postedon Aug 12, 2013 at 10:00 am
On Saturday, August 10, the U.S. Ambassador to Australia, John Berry, married his partner of 17 years, Curtis Yee, in Washington, D.C. The wedding comes as momentum for marriage builds in Australia.
Postedon Aug 08, 2013 at 11:00 am
This week, Sean Sasser, an HIV/AIDS activist who appeared on The Real World: San Francisco in 1994, passed away. In 1994, MTV televised Sean's commitment ceremony to Pedro Zamora, the HIV-positive star of the third season of The Real World who died that year.