Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Jul 02, 2013 at 10:15 am
This week, the DHS issued a statement that formalizes the new post-DOMA policy that gay and lesbian Americans can sponsor their married foreign national spouses for immigration purposes. At last, married binational same-sex couples will no longer fear separation from each other or be forced to live their lives in legal limbo.
Postedon Jul 01, 2013 at 11:00 am
Today, Familia es Familia, the national campaign that aims to increase support for LGBT members of the Latino community through partnership with nationally recognized Latino-based organizations, released a new public education video featuring civil rights leader Dolores Huerta.
Postedon Jul 01, 2013 at 10:00 am
Today, July 1, the freedom to marry took effect in Delaware. The bill passed out of the Delaware legislature 2 months ago, on May 7, and was immediately signed into law by Gov. Jack Markell.
Postedon Jun 28, 2013 at 04:45 pm
On Friday, June 28, the Office of Personnel Management issued a memo explaining that it has begun implementing the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Windsor v. United States.
Postedon Jun 27, 2013 at 03:15 pm
Just over 24 hours after the Supreme Court announced its historic decisions, we're already beginning to see the immediate implementation of the rulings. Here are seven ways the rulings are already being implemented.
Postedon Jun 27, 2013 at 01:00 pm
On Tuesday, Freedom to Marry founder and President Evan Wolfson was interviewed by Lesley Stahl, correspondent for 60 Minutes, at "Pride in the Workplace," an event from New York City Pride week sponsored by McGraw-Hill Financial in partnership with CBS.
Postedon Jun 27, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Yesterday, news organizations around the country rushed to cover the decisions, their implications, and why same-sex couples celebrated the amazing news. Here are a small selection of the wonderful images splashed across the front pages of almost every major news paper in the United States.
Postedon Jun 26, 2013 at 04:15 pm
Today, supporters of the freedom to marry in the United States Congress wasted no time in taking steps toward full and final repeal of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, by reintroducing the Respect for Marriage Act to finish the job.
Postedon Jun 26, 2013 at 12:30 pm
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States announced its decisions in two landmark cases concerning the freedom to marry - including in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the legal challenge to Proposition 8, the 2008 California ballot initiative that stripped same-sex couples of the freedom to marry the person they love.