Blog Entries by Michael Crawford

Turning Anti-Marriage Arguments Back on Themselves

Freedom to Marry's New Media Intern gives his take on – and takes apart – some of the criticism leveled at President Obama's decision to stop defending DOMA in court.

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Taking the (Political) Party Out of Marriage

Freedom to Marry's New Media Intern Joe Girton spotlights some Republicans around the country who have stood up for marriage, including one lawmaker who spoke out against Wyoming's recent votes against the freedom to marry.

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Valentine’s Day: More than Flowers

How the holiday is a reminder of why marriage matters.

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Citizenship? Tough luck under DOMA

Freedom to Marry's New Media intern Joe Girton looks into the wide gap between American values and the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act."

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Marriage Is and Will Always Be About Love

In a guest post, Lea Gillmore of the Maryland Black Family Alliance responds to a recent anti-marriage op-ed in The Baltimore Sun.

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The Marriage Generation Gap

Freedom to Marry's New Media intern Joe Girton takes a closer look at the rising tide of support for marriage among younger people.

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Creating Change: Minnesota and Beyond

How Freedom to Marry is working for marriage at the country's biggest conference on gay issues – and how exclusion from marriage is affecting a Minnesota couple who have been together for nearly four decades.

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Maryland Lieutenant Governor Backs Marriage Bill

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has announced his support for the freedom to marry in the state.

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Must-Watch Video: college student tells Iowa House why marriage matters to his family

One of the more than 100 people who spoke at Monday's Iowa House hearing on a proposed anti-marriage amendment was 19-year old Zach Wahls – watch this video to find out why his stirring testimony is going viral.

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Maryland GOP state senator courageously gets behind marriage bill

In Maryland today, Republican State Senator Allan Kittleman announced that he will vote for a bill that would bring the freedom to marry to the state.

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