Blog Entries by Evan Wolfson

10 Years
 of Marriage, 10 Milestones to Celebrate: How We Got Here

On this 10th anniversary of the freedom to marry in America, let’s take a moment to savor and remember how far we’ve come - and with full victory within reach, let’s re-engage to finish the job and fulfill our goal of winning marriage nationwide!

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Top 10 Moments for Marriage in 2012

Like 2011, 2012 was a year of triumph and transformation for the freedom to marry and our campaign. While already at work on the wins we want in 2013, let's savor and take inspiration from Freedom to Marry's top ten marriage moments in 2012.

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Olympics Spotlight: Loading up the medals, but racing for the freedom to marry at home

As all eyes turn to London to watch these incredible athletes compete for the gold, we'll be looking at international progress for the freedom to marry, awarding "medals" to countries that have passed the freedom to marry and spotlighting openly gay, lesbian, bisexual, or allied Olympians who have spoken out in favor of marriage for same-sex couples.

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Freedom to Marry’s Top Ten Moments for Marriage in 2011

As we gear up for 2012 and our strategies for gaining more ground in the campaign to win marriage nationwide, here’s a look back at Freedom to Marry’s Top Ten Moments for Marriage in 2011.

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The Freedom To Marry: What’s Next After New York?

New York is not the first state to have its legislature end the exclusion of lesbian and gay couples from marriage, but this time is different.



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President Obama on the Freedom to Marry: ‘Our Work Is Not Finished’

Last night during a speech in which President Obama was ticking off the work still ahead for his administration, an audience member called him out on the freedom to marry. The president responded, "Our work is not finished." President Obama is right. The work -- and even his own journey to support -- is not finished.

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What We Can Learn from Illinois

Freedom to Marry President Evan Wolfson explains that while the new Illinois civil union law is a step forward, only marriage provides the full measure of respect, clarity, security, responsibilities, and protection same-sex couples and their families need.

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Time for government to show all families deserve protection

A recent study by The Williams Institute showing the South to be home to more gay parents than any other region in the nation demonstrates clearly why winning the freedom to marry nationally is crucial to gay and lesbian families.

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