Blog Entries by Angela Dallara

Military families file lawsuit to challenge the so-called Defense of Marriage Act

Today, active and retired gay and lesbian service members, in partnership with the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network, will file landmark federal litigation that challenges the constitutionality of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as well as several provisions in the U.S. Code.

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Weddings for gay and lesbian couples bring millions of dollars to New York’s economy

A recent article in Business Week discusses the concrete economic benefits that have resulted for businesses and companies in New York State ever since the freedom to marry was extended to gay and lesbian couples in June.

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New York Times celebrates Evan Wolfson’s wedding

The New York Times published a heartwarming wedding announcement on Sunday to celebrate the union of Evan Wolfson, founder and President of Freedom to Marry, and his new husband Cheng He.

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Freedom to Marry partners with “Standing on Ceremony,” a play about marriage

Freedom to Marry has announced a partnership with producers and cast members of Standing on Ceremony, a series of short plays about extending the freedom to marry to gay and lesbian couples.

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Minnesotan Republican pens powerful commentary in favor of marriage

This past weekend, Minnesotan Republican Wheelock Whitney published a powerful opinion editorial in the Star Tribune about his opposition to the proposed constitutional amendment that would ban marriages for gay and lesbian couples.

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Thalia Zepatos of Freedom to Marry to speak at “Politics & the Pollsters” event in NYC

Join Thalia Zepatos, Director of Public Engagement at Freedom to Marry, this Thursday, October 13th from 6 pm-8 pm to hear her speak on American public opinion data and the freedom to marry.

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