Blog Entries by Cameron Tolle

British House of Commons overwhelmingly approves the freedom to marry

Today, the British House of Commons voted 366-161 to approve the freedom to marry on the bill's third reading. The bill now moves to the House of Lords.

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Mainers rally in support of the Yes on 1 campaign

With only days remaining until the polls close on Tuesday, over 300 supporters of the freedom to marry gathered in Monument Square in Portland, ME to show their support of Yes on 1 and commit to taking action in the final days of the campaign to ensure that Maine becomes the first state to win marriage for same-sex couples at the ballot.

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Update from Maine: 60 days until Election Day

Freedom to Marry's Online Campaign Manager Cameron Tolle is in Portland, Maine this week working with Mainers United for Marriage. Read Cameron's update from Maine and then learn how you can help Maine become the first state to win marriage at the ballot.

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Draft language for RNC platform limits marriage

On Monday, Freedom to Marry strongly criticized draft language for the Republican National Convention's platform which attacks the courts and President Obama for standing with the majority of Americans who support marriage for gay and lesbian couples.

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T-Mobile endorses Referendum 74 in Washington State

On Monday, T-Mobile became the latest major business to officially endorse the freedom to marry and call for the passage of Referendum 74 in Washington State.

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Richard and John: Finally married after 62 years

Remember Richard Door and John Mace? They met at the Juliard School of Music in 1948 and have been a couple since 1950, making Manhattan their home. Last year, they joined Freedom to Marry in making the case to the New York State Senate to pass the marriage bill. And now after 62 years, Richard and John have finally married in New York!

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Double your donation to Washington United for Marriage

Donate to Washington United for Marriage between now and August 31st and Freedom to Marry will double your donation, up to $500,000.

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Cancer-stricken soldier fights for her life and her family’s equality

On the same day that we will deliver 30,000+ petition signatures to members of Congress in support of repealing the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, Freedom to Marry and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) released a new video featuring Chief Warrant Officer (CW2) Charlie Morgan and her wife, Karen, spotlighting the inequalities that DOMA forces upon gay and lesbian service members.

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Edie Windsor wants to take case against DOMA to the Supreme Court

83-year-old Edie Windsor is challenging the so-called Defense of Marriage Act in court, and now she's asking the Supreme Court to take her case.

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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell supports the freedom to marry

In an appearance on The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, former Secretary of State Colin Powell says he believes that committed gay and lesbian couples should have the freedom to marry.

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