Blog Entries by Michael Crawford

Mayor Cory Booker speaks about the freedom to marry

Newark Mayor Cory Booker quotes Martin Luther King in explaining his support for the freedom to marry. Mayor Booker's remarks were made at a Freedom to Marry reception on January 13, 2011.

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Vice-President Biden on the “inevitability” of a national consensus on marriage

Vice-President Joe Biden appeared on Good Morning America this morning where he said " I think there's an inevitability for a national consensus on gay marriage."

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Freedom to Marry Responds to the President’s Evolving Position on Marriage

Statement from Freedom to Marry’s Political Director, Sean Eldridge, on President Obama’s remarks about his evolving position on marriage during today’s White House press conference.

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L.A. Times: Gains outweigh setbacks in a landmark year for gay rights

Repeal of the military's 'don't ask, don't tell' policy may be the movement's biggest victory yet, LGBT activists say.

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Freedom to Marry Applauds Repeal of Military Discrimination Against Gay and Lesbian Servicemembers

Statement from Freedom to Marry’s Political Director, Sean Eldridge, on today’s Senate vote to repeal military discrimination against gay and lesbian service members.

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Freedom to Marry’s Evan Wolfson on Perry v. Schwarzenegger Oral Argument

Below is a statement from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, on today's oral argument in Perry v. Schwarzenegger.

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Breaking: Illinois House passes civil union bill

The Illinois House of Representatives today passed a civil union bill 61-52.

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NOM mis-uses MLK’s message in new anti-marriage ad

National Organization for Marriage tries to co-opt Dr. Martin Luther King's message to promote discrimination.

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Video: Students for Marriage

Watch the new video explaining how young people can lead the way to marriage equality.

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Please Support Marriage Equality: Byron Rushing and the Fight for Fairness

Thomas Allen Harris' new documentary project about same-sex marriage from an African American perspective is entitled Marriage Equality: Byron Rushing and the Fight for Fairness. The film was commissioned by Tribeca All Access Program and the Nelson Mandela Foundation in South Africa to highlight individuals who embody the principals of Nelson Mandela.

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