Postedon May 22, 2012 at 08:50 am
On Saturday, during the organization's board meeting, the NAACP approved a resolution supporting the freedom to marry, stating that advocating for marriage equality is consistent with the organization's 103-year history of committing to equal protection under the law.
Postedon May 14, 2012 at 11:30 am
On Friday, four of the most prominent black leaders in the country - including Rev. Al Sharpton, Julian Bond, Melanie Campbell, and Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery, signed onto an open letter applauding President Obama's recent endorsement of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.
Postedon Aug 18, 2011 at 12:26 pm
This past weekend, two New York Assemblywomen witnessed family members making that special commitment of marriage to another person—of the same sex. Assemblywomen Teresa Sayward, R-Willsboro, and Janet Duprey, R-Peru, witnessed and celebrated the freedom to marry after being part of the historic vote that brought the freedom to marry to New York.
Postedon Aug 17, 2011 at 01:22 pm
Today, Maine’s Secretary of State approved the language for the citizen’s initiative asking Mainers to restore the freedom to marry in the state. Now that the language has been approved, EqualityMaine will begin collecting signatures to add that initiative to the ballot in 2012.
Postedon Aug 17, 2011 at 11:44 am
As a constitutional amendment banning marriage between same-sex couples is being considered by the North Carolina State Legislature next month, North Carolinians are standing up for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jul 19, 2011 at 01:44 pm
Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt, an NY-based Unitarian Universalist minister, speaks about what the passage of the marriage bill in New York means to her.
Postedon Jul 19, 2011 at 12:14 pm
Mayor Bloomberg will be officiating one of the first weddings between same-sex couples on Sunday, July 24, the day the marriage bill in New York takes affect and New York becomes the sixth state to have the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jul 11, 2011 at 10:20 am
The city of Cambridge has decided to pay a stipend to public employees with same-sex spouse to cover the additional tax such employees are saddled with if they cover their spouse under their employer-provided health insurance. Cambridge is the first municipality in the country to attempt to offset this additional, unjust tax placed on same-sex couples because of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.