Postedon Apr 12, 2013 at 09:00 am
Bill Horn and Scout Masterson are hoping that their daughter Simone gets an extra special birthday present shortly after she turns 3 this June: The chance to see her fathers marry, after over a decade of commitment.
Postedon Apr 11, 2013 at 09:00 am
As an active member of the armed forces, Jenn Veryzer fought to help end the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy that prohibited gay men and lesbians from serving openly, and she kept her relationship secret. Today, she hopes to become an advocate for marriage and protect her new family.
Postedon Feb 28, 2013 at 12:30 pm
After 22 years together, Mark and Tim are thrilled to finally be married. But they know that because of DOMA, they are deprived of over 1,100 essential federal protections - and that their marriage is not respected by the state of North Carolina. That's why they're speaking out as much as possible about how DOMA hurts their family.
Postedon Oct 31, 2012 at 11:30 am
For years, anti-gay organizations that oppose the freedom to marry have relied on the same scare tactics and false mis-information to propel their campaigns forward and push through discrimination at the ballot. This year is no exception.
Postedon Oct 11, 2012 at 09:00 am
Today is National Coming Out Day, and next week marks the fifth anniversary of my own "coming out" conversation with my parents. Read my story about our conversation, their acceptance process, and how they're now proud parents of a kid who works at an organization advocating for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Oct 11, 2012 at 08:30 am
A woman gets married to the love of her life, and her mother posts a wedding photo to her personal Facebook page. These formal presentations of family members' love for each other are what today, National Coming Out Day, is all about.
Postedon Aug 30, 2012 at 03:00 pm
After working hard on the campaign to pass the freedom to marry in New York last summer, when they contributed their story to Freedom to Marry's video series on why marriage matters to New Yorkers, George and Farid were excited and relieved to finally marry and have their relationship formally respected by the state.
Postedon Jul 03, 2012 at 09:32 am
These cupcakes may not be the official Freedom to Marry cupcake, but this simple display of rainbow baked goods and the Freedom to Marry logo was really significant for me. It represented how my family has become more open about discussing gay issues and how confidently my mother is willing to assert that her son is an advocate for marriage.
Postedon Jun 22, 2012 at 01:30 pm
Early last week, a flawed and misleading "study" on parenting suggested that children of gay and lesbian parents face more challenging lives when compared to children of different-sex parents. Now, groups opposed to the freedom to marry are working to promote the paper to push their anti-gay agenda.
Postedon Jun 14, 2012 at 10:00 am
In the past few weeks, Minnesotans United for All Families, the coalition working to oppose an anti-gay ballot initiative in the state, has racked up a wide range of endorsements. From the Minneapolis Public Schools Board of Education to General Mills to the Governor of Minnesota, the state's residents are speaking out to oppose writing discrimination into the state constitution.