Blog Entries by Michael Crawford

Watch: Governor Cuomo Speech After Passage of the NY Marriage Bill

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave an impassioned speech after the marriage bill passed the legislature. Watch it here.

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Meeting with NY Senator Joseph Addabbo

Chris and Mark and their twins met with New York Senator Joseph Addabbo to ask him to support the marriage bill.

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Three more New York senators will vote “yes” on marriage

Today, three New York state senators who previously voted against marriage in 2009 announced they will now vote for marriage legislation.

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Lush Supports the Freedom to Marry

Today, Freedom to Marry is excited to announce our partnership with LUSH Cosmetics on a new campaign to show why marriage discrimination needs to be washed away.

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WATCH: New York Firefighter Speaks Out for Marriage

A Long Island firefighter talks about why he supports the freedom to marry in New York.

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Countdown in New York

With just over a week before the New York legislature is scheduled to adjourn, the fight to enact marriage legislation in the state is heating up.

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Video: Cristina and Monica Fight Against DOMA

Christina Alcota and Monica Ojeda, a legally married couple, are facing a difficult choice because the so-called Defense of Marriage Act denies same-sex couples immigration protections.

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Second New Yorkers United for Marriage TV Ad—Check It Out!

Today, New Yorkers United for Marriage – the coalition that Freedom to Marry helped create and co-leads – released its second statewide television ad as part of the coalition’s campaign to pass legislation that would allow gay and lesbian couples to marry in the state of New York.

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Illinois Civil Unions Begin

Illinois' civil union law went into effect earlier this week. The law provides responsibilities and protections for same-sex couples and is a step towards marriage.

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George and Farid Want to Marry in New York

In a new Freedom to Marry video, George Constantinou and Farid Ali Lancheros talk about why they want to marry in New York.

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