Finishing the Job: how marriage is moving forward nationwide

Now, as momentum surges across the country, it is more important for supporters to do all they can to speak out for the freedom to marry nationwide. Here's what's going on in the 4 other states set up for the freedom to marry soon, plus the 15 where same-sex couples continue to be denied the freedom to marry.

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VIDEO: Two Southern mothers build their family without the protections of marriage

In a new Freedom to Marry video, Jessica and Chi from Alabama share their story of building their lives with their 7-year-old daughter. "Everyone wants to believe that if you do what you're supposed to do, your family will be taken care of. But we don't have that safeguard."

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ACLU files new lawsuit in Alabama seeking respect for same-sex couple’s marriage

On June 10, 2014, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a new federal lawsuit in Alabama, Aaron-Bush v. Bentley, on behalf of a same-sex couple seeking legal respect for their marriage, performed in Massachusetts in 2012.

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WATCH: ‘Living in Limbo’ documentary showcases lesbian families in Alabama

As a part of our continued focus on winning the South as an integral part the Roadmap to Victory and setting the stage for a national resolution at the Supreme Court, Freedom to Marry is proud to be a partner of State & Union: Lesbian Families Living in the Deep South.

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Same-sex couple in Alabama files federal lawsuit seeking respect for their marriage

Today, May 7, a same-sex couple in Alabama filed a new federal lawsuit, Searcy v. Bentley, seeking legal respect for their marriage license.

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Southerners speak out for the freedom to marry in new bipartisan campaign

Today, Freedom to Marry is launching Southerners for the Freedom to Marry, a new campaign in partnership with 12 Southern equality organizations that will amplify the voices of marriage supporters in the South.

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Southern Poverty Law Center files federal marriage lawsuit in Alabama

Today, February 13, 2014, the Southern Poverty Law Center filed a new federal marriage lawsuit in Alabama on behalf of a man seeking recognition as the surviving spouse of another man.

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Southerners urge mayors to support the freedom to marry with Change.org

This month, Freedom to Marry is working to Light Up the Map by urging mayors from all across the United States to voice their support for marriage for same-sex couples and become Mayors for the Freedom to Marry.

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Freedom to Marry lights up Times Square for the holidays with message of love

Over the next two months, Freedom to Marry is celebrating a huge year of victories with a new video billboard in New York City to send a message that love - and marriage - are for everyone, and will be displayed in the heart of Times Square throughout the holiday season.

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Alabama’s first out legislator ties the knot

This month, Patricia Todd, the first openly gay legislator in Alabama, married her partner of eight years, Jennifer Clarke, in a ceremony in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Since 2006, Patricia Todd has been serving in the Alabama House of Representatives.

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