Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Jun 11, 2012 at 05:20 pm
Last night, at the 66th Annual Tony Awards, Freedom to Marry board member Jordan Roth took home one of the top awards for producing Clybourne Park. Fellow marriage supporter Audra McDonald won her fifth Tony for her moving and passionate performance in The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.
Postedon Jun 11, 2012 at 04:00 pm
In Minnesota, a diverse array of faith communities are joining together in opposition of a ballot initiative that seeks to prohibit the freedom to marry in the state.
Postedon Jun 11, 2012 at 12:17 pm
As part of our "Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry" campaign, today we're releasing a video featuring Army Major Stephen Hill and his husband, Joshua Snyder. Earlier this year, Hill was booed during a Republican presidential debate for asking a question about "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
Postedon Jun 11, 2012 at 09:35 am
In the past week, the state Democratic Party organizations in Pennsylvania, Montana, Texas and Wisconsin have modified their official platforms to include a plank calling for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jun 08, 2012 at 01:30 pm
On Wednesday, Edith Windsor won her case against the so-called Defense of Marriage Act when Judge Barbara Jones ruled DOMA unconstitutional. In a heartfelt new video today, Windsor thanked everyone who has supported her in time working on the case.
Postedon Jun 08, 2012 at 10:30 am
This weekend, a group of Catholics in Baltimore, Maryland will hold a rally and discussion in support of the freedom to marry for all couples. The group will be discussing strategies for ensuring that the freedom to marry is upheld in Maryland when it goes to the ballot in November.
Postedon Jun 08, 2012 at 08:45 am
Freedom to Marry has a dedicated and diverse staff working each day to secure the freedom to marry nationwide. Over the next several weeks, we'll be helping you get to know each of them a little bit better. This week, we hear from Angela Dallara, Freedom to Marry's Communications Associate.
Postedon Jun 07, 2012 at 12:30 pm
Andrew, Eric, and Cornelia Dayton are pitching into Minnesotans United for All Families, a coalition of organizations dedicated to defeating an anti-gay marriage amendment at the ballot in November. The Daytons, the sons of Minnesota mayor Mark Dayton, are offering a $200,000 challenge grant for the coalition.
Postedon Jun 07, 2012 at 10:50 am
Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Jones ruled in 'Windsor v. United States' that DOMA's Section 3, which defines marriage as a relationship between a man and a woman, is unconstitutional.
Postedon Jun 07, 2012 at 09:00 am
Tonight, philosopher and prominent gay advocate John Corvino will debate Maggie Gallagher of the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage. The moderated discussion lines up with the new release of their point/counterpoint-style book, 'Debating Same-Sex Marriage.'