Blog Entries by Michael Crawford
Postedon Jul 29, 2010 at 12:06 pm
In yet another successful day on the Freedom to Marry Summer for Marriage tour, equality supporters outnumbered NOM supporters as their “One Man, One Woman” tour bus stopped in St. Paul, MN on Wednesday. Even though NOM recorded its highest turnout to date—about 163 supporters of discrimination against gay couples—Minnesotans continued sending the message of equality that supporters of the freedom to marry have been sending all over the country this summer.
Postedon Jul 28, 2010 at 04:02 pm
In the biggest turnout yet on the pro-equality Summer for Marriage Tour, 466 Wisconsinites marched through the streets of Madison, peacefully chanting their support for the freedom to marry. There were so many supporters there yesterday, you almost have to see it to believe it:
Postedon Jul 28, 2010 at 02:40 pm
Yesterday, we launched a petition calling on National Organization for Marriage to end their increasingly hateful attacks against gay and lesbian families after a NOM supporter in Indianapolis proudly carried a sign calling for the murder of gay couples. Now comes this video interview of a young woman saying she was punched by a NOM supporter. The video is part of NOM Tour Tracker, a partnership between Courage Campaign and Freedom to Marry to document the Summer for Marriage Tour.
Postedon Jul 27, 2010 at 09:34 am
We knew that National Organization for Marriage opposed marriage for gay and lesbian families, but this is unbelievable.
Postedon Jul 26, 2010 at 10:54 pm
Earlier tonight, Bilerico.com broke the story that at today's anti-gay National Organization for Marriage rally in Indianapolis, a NOM supporter called for the murder of gay couples. The supporter's sign states that the "Solution to Marriage" is that gay people should "be put to death" and quotes Leviticus 20:13 ("Their blood shall be upon them"). In case his quotation was not clear enough, the sign includes an image of two nooses.
Postedon Jul 15, 2010 at 04:21 am
Statement from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, on today's passage of a freedom to marry bill in Argentina that makes Argentina the first country in South America to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage:
Postedon Jul 08, 2010 at 03:48 pm
Statement from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, the leading campaign to win marriage equality nationwide, on today’s historic ruling in Gill et al. v. Office of Personnel Management.
Postedon Jul 07, 2010 at 12:11 pm
Cynthia Bolbach who was chosen as new moderator for this week’s Presbyterian conference has expressed total support for defining marriage as an institution between two people rather than one man and one woman. To illustrate her point she offers interesting perspectives on positive and negative examples of marriage
Postedon Jul 07, 2010 at 11:34 am
Two-time bronze star awardee? Check. Legally married? Check. Well-earned military honor actually honored to include same-sex spouse? That would be a “no”. Here’s yet another example of how DOMA defends nothing and discriminates plenty.