Blog Entries by Angela Dallara
Postedon Oct 23, 2013 at 11:00 am
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.
Postedon Aug 14, 2013 at 02:45 pm
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.
Postedon Aug 08, 2013 at 09:30 am
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.
Postedon Jul 25, 2013 at 02:10 pm
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.
Postedon Apr 11, 2013 at 09:00 am
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.
Postedon Feb 15, 2013 at 01:41 pm
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.
Postedon Feb 14, 2013 at 05:15 pm
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.
Postedon Nov 07, 2012 at 02:48 am
Voters in Minnesotan have voted AGAINST a proposed constitutional amendment that would have permanently limited the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. This win, taken with wins in Maine and Maryland, makes tonight a historic day for the campaign to win marriage nationwide.
Postedon Nov 07, 2012 at 12:35 am
Tonight, the Vote For 6 campaign won, extending the freedom to marry to all loving and committed same-sex couples! Maryland is now the eighth state in the United States to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from Maryland!
Postedon Oct 30, 2012 at 02:00 pm
Some people are intimidated by the concept of phone banking because they think they're not good on the phone or don't feel comfortable making calls about marriage. I was nervous the first time I phone banked, too. But it's easy, it costs nothing, and it makes the biggest difference this year by reaching our most critical group.