Postedon Apr 04, 2010 at 07:45 am
Freedom to Marry salutes Rufus Wainwright as a Voice for Equality. Mr. Wainwright is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter. He has recorded six albums of original music, EPs, and tracks on compilations and film soundtracks, including the soundtrack for the film Moulin Rouge.
On April 2, 2010, it was reported by starpulse.com that Wainwright, out since his teens, supported the legalization of the freedom to marry in the United States.
Postedon Apr 02, 2010 at 11:50 am
The Household Cavalry is the U.K.’s most elite branch of service. Its members provide security for visiting heads of state, as well as for top-ranking national officials. 23-year-old Lance Corporal James Wharton made military history when he became the first member of the Household Cavalry to marry his same-sex life partner.
Postedon Mar 31, 2010 at 01:45 pm
In a special guest post on Pop Eater, Jarrett Barrios, the President of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), writes about why Ricky Martin outing himself (partly he said because of his two sons) is important. Barrios discusses Martin's decision and how it's a "game changer."
Postedon Mar 19, 2010 at 04:42 pm
There is a large battle looming in Washington over legislation to reform our nation’s immigration laws. This coming Sunday, March 21, many LGBT immigrants, their families, and allies will march in support of immigration reform. Now is the time for us, as LGBT individuals, families, and communities, to understand why immigration reform is so critical.
Postedon Mar 15, 2010 at 10:39 am
On March 23rd, the Italian Constitutional Court will decide whether several articles of the Civil Code (art. 93, 96, 98, 107, 108, 143, 143-bis, and 156-bis) restricting civil marriage to “husband and wife” rather than “spouses” discriminate against same-sex couples, and infringe upon the principles of equality and non-discrimination protected by the Constitution.
Postedon Mar 12, 2010 at 12:22 pm
The mayor was there. So were the protesters. Judith Vazquez wore an ivory wedding dress. So did her bride.
Vazquez and Lol Kin Castaneda on Thursday became the first same-sex couple to marry in Mexico under a new law that allows gay couples to wed and to adopt children.
Postedon Mar 11, 2010 at 11:46 am
Nearly two thirds of Danes support a call to allow gay and lesbian couples to be married by the Church, a poll showed Wednesday.
Denmark was the world's first country to allow civil unions for same-sex couples in 1989, but its parliament is now split over a move to amend the law to allow religious weddings too.
Postedon Mar 08, 2010 at 11:29 am
An American student in Cape Town sent this link about her celebration of the freedom to marry being honored in Washington D.C. -- which took place among the LGBTQ community in South Africa.
"It’s Pride Week in the rainbow city of Cape Town! South Africa legalized marriage equality in 2006. Today, March 3, 2010, my nation’s capital voted to legalize the freedom to marry within it’s city’s borders. I dedicate this post to those worldwide who experience sexual oppression, and to those who choose to challenge it."
Postedon Mar 05, 2010 at 02:10 pm
A law legalizing marriage equality took effect Thursday in Mexico City, one day after the second marriage of a same-sex couple was performed in Argentina.
The Mexican measure also allows gay and lesbian couples to adopt children.
Postedon Feb 24, 2010 at 12:05 pm
A judge on Tuesday authorized two men to marry in Buenos Aires in what would be the country's second marriage of a gay couple.
In December, two Argentine men, Alex Freyre and Jose Maria Bello, became the first gay couple to legally marry in heavily Roman Catholic Latin America, after the governor of southernmost Tierra del Fuego province allowed them to wed in the provincial capital, Ushuaia.