Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon May 16, 2013 at 10:57 am
Today marks the ninth anniversary of the first weddings between same-sex couples in Massachusetts! Now, less than ten years after that historic day in Massachusetts, same-sex couples across the New England region have the freedom to marry.
Postedon May 15, 2013 at 02:00 pm
This week, new polls were released demonstrating majority support for the freedom to marry in three states where same-sex couples currently do not have the freedom to marry. Check out the inspiring results from Arizona, Michigan, and Virginia!
Postedon May 15, 2013 at 10:30 am
Until Monday, May 20, Freedom to Marry supporters have the opportunity to pre-order Audra McDonald's new solo album, 'Go Back Home' using the promo code FREEDOM. Nonesuch Records will donate $1 to Freedom to Marry for every album pre-ordered at nonsuch.com using the "FREEDOM" promo code at check-out.
Postedon May 14, 2013 at 12:45 pm
Today, the National Council of Justice in Brazil - the panel responsible for overseeing the Brazilian judicial system - ruled that government offices that issue marriage licenses have no standing to reject same-sex couples from marriage.
Postedon May 14, 2013 at 09:45 am
Yesterday, the Minnesota Senate approved the freedom to marry, making MN the 12th state in the country where same-sex couples can marry. Watch two moving speeches in support of marriage - and then relive the victory with these great videos.
Postedon May 13, 2013 at 04:19 pm
Today, the Minnesota Senate took a final vote on a bill to extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, making Minnesota poised to become the 12th state to approve the freedom to marry. Governor Mark Dayton is expected to sign the bill tomorrow.
Postedon May 13, 2013 at 09:45 am
Today, the Minnesota Senate will vote on a bill to extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, marking the final vote in the process of winning marriage in the state!
Postedon May 10, 2013 at 02:00 pm
Last week, Freedom to Marry wished a fond farewell to Tim Sweeney, who has served on the board of Freedom to Marry since the campaign's inception in 2002 and launch in 2003. We applaud the lifelong advocate for the incredible impact he has left so far on the LGBT movement.
Postedon May 10, 2013 at 09:00 am
Today, Freedom to Marry and OutServe-SLDN released the latest video in the 'Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry' video series featuring Major Shannon McLaughlin and her wife Casey. The couple speaks out about how DOMA hurts.
Postedon May 09, 2013 at 03:00 pm
Today, the Minnesota House of Representatives voted in favor of the freedom to marry by a vote of 75-59! The bill will now be heard by the full Senate on Monday.