Blog Entries by Katie Garcia
Postedon Aug 18, 2011 at 12:26 pm
This past weekend, two New York Assemblywomen witnessed family members making that special commitment of marriage to another person—of the same sex. Assemblywomen Teresa Sayward, R-Willsboro, and Janet Duprey, R-Peru, witnessed and celebrated the freedom to marry after being part of the historic vote that brought the freedom to marry to New York.
Postedon Aug 17, 2011 at 01:22 pm
Today, Maine’s Secretary of State approved the language for the citizen’s initiative asking Mainers to restore the freedom to marry in the state. Now that the language has been approved, EqualityMaine will begin collecting signatures to add that initiative to the ballot in 2012.
Postedon Aug 17, 2011 at 11:44 am
As a constitutional amendment banning marriage between same-sex couples is being considered by the North Carolina State Legislature next month, North Carolinians are standing up for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Aug 17, 2011 at 09:21 am
This Friday, Violeta Pando will find out whether or not she will be separated from her wife, Sujey, who faces deportation back to Mexico. Although Violeta and Sujey are legally married, the federal government will not allow Violeta to sponsor Sujey because the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) keeps the government from recognizing their marriage for the purposes of immigration.
Postedon Aug 08, 2011 at 02:31 pm
In this profile, Rev. Dr. Rebecca Ann Parker talks about why she views the freedom to marry "as an expansion of joy."
Postedon Jul 27, 2011 at 11:33 am
New study by bipartisan pollsters shows a rapid increase in support for marriage, changing the political equation as the emerging majority supports the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jul 25, 2011 at 01:21 pm
Want a religious venue for your wedding? Believe Out Loud has an searchable map that can help.