Blog Entries by Marc Solomon
Postedon Mar 20, 2014 at 03:00 pm
As a national movement leader, Lee Swislow, the departing executive director of Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, has brought her unique skills to our movement: helping us listen to one another better and elevating our ability to collaborate and get things done.
Postedon Jun 27, 2013 at 10:45 am
As yesterday's historic victory sinks in, the one couple that keeps coming to mind is Ralph Hodgdon and Paul McMahon. I dedicate this win to you, Ralph and Paul, and to all the other amazing couples who show everyone that our love endures.
Postedon Jul 20, 2011 at 04:41 pm
Marc Solomon writes about the Senate hearing on the Respect for Marriage Act and Freedom to Marry's Federal Program.
Postedon May 06, 2011 at 10:43 am
Yesterday, New Yorkers United for Marriage -- the coalition Freedom to Marry created with Empire State Pride Agenda, Human Rights Campaign, Log Cabin Republicans, and Marriage Equality New York -- began running our first television ad to urge Albany to pass the marriage bill now.
Postedon May 03, 2011 at 08:11 am
As the New York legislature comes back into session this week, Freedom to Marry and New Yorkers United for Marriage—the new coalition we founded with Empire State Pride Agenda, the Human Rights Campaign, Log Cabin Republicans of New York, and Marriage Equality New York—are stepping up our campaign to move a marriage bill in Albany and get it to Governor Cuomo’s desk.
Postedon Mar 03, 2011 at 10:20 am
The House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to hold on to a pair bills aiming to take away the freedom to marry in the state, avoiding a repeal that would be would be hugely unpopular with the public.
Postedon Mar 01, 2011 at 03:04 pm
Marc Solomon, who led the historic campaign to defend the freedom to marry in Massachusetts and has worked with Freedom to Marry as senior consultant since November, is joining our staff as National Campaign Director. Read his strategy for continuing to move the fight for marriage forward.