Blog Entries by Angela Dallara

Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry release memo on Republican support of marriage

Today Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry released a memo outlining recent support of the freedom to marry within the Republican party, including strong Republican polling; vocal support among GOP lawmakers in the states; and the lack of opposition to marriage from Republican electoral candidates.

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Momentum Update: How marriage moved forward this week in purple and red states

It’s hard to keep up with the flurry of activity around marriage, particularly in more conservative states. Here’s what’s going on and what you may have missed.

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Top 10 Freedom to Marry Moments in 2013

What a year for the freedom to marry! In 2013 we racked up wins at an unparalleled pace, reflecting and accelerating the momentum we have worked so hard to build over so long.

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New collection ‘We Do’ celebrates the history of the marriage movement

Freedom to Marry is proud to be a sponsor of the NYC launch of We Do: American Leaders Who Believe in Marriage Equality, a new book by award-winning author Jennifer Baumgardner and former Vermont governor Madeleine Kunin.

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John & Charlie: looking forward to the future after their dream wedding

Just a few short days before the Supreme Court issued its historic rulings in June, John Crisafulli and Charlie Cornish enjoyed their own celebration by tying the knot in front of their closest friends and family. Both natives of the Northeast, the two married in Massachusetts just slightly over a month ago and just bought their first home in MA together.

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Chris and Will, although legally married, face uncertainty in Hawaii

But even though Chris and Will legally married in California and now share in all the federal protections of marriage, they know that their relationship is still not granted legal respect in Hawaii, where they live now.

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Ohio judge rules in favor of same-sex couple who married in Maryland

Earlier this week, a federal judge in Ohio ruled that state officials must respect the marriage of a Cincinnati couple, John Arthur and James Obergefell, who married in Maryland after 20 years together.

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Defeating DOMA after DADT: One advocate’s journey

As an active member of the armed forces, Jenn Veryzer fought to help end the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy that prohibited gay men and lesbians from serving openly, and she kept her relationship secret. Today, she hopes to become an advocate for marriage and protect her new family.

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Freedom to Marry welcomes Sergio Lopez as director of Latino programming

Today Freedom to Marry announced that Sergio Lopez, a seasoned campaign organizer, Latino media strategist, and marriage advocate has joined as the newest member of its team, and will serve as director of Latino programming.

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Newlyweds Jamelle and Karane combat DOMA while serving their country and city

By the time Jamelle Thomas and Karane Williams met for their first date, they felt like they had already known each other forever. They hit it off as soon as they first met and married in October 2012, but the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) creates struggles for them every day.

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