Postedon May 09, 2013 at 10:30 am
Mothers' Day is a time to recognize the many varieties of families that come together to make our country so interesting. There is no one formulation for what makes a strong family, and there is no magic blueprint for what makes a good mother: The one thing that strong, dynamic families have in common is love.
Postedon Mar 06, 2013 at 12:30 pm
This week marks the third anniversary of the freedom to marry taking effect in Washington, D.C.: March 9, 2010. To celebrate, we spoke with 13 same-sex couples who have married in the past three years in our nation's capital.
Postedon Feb 14, 2013 at 05:15 pm
By the time Jamelle Thomas and Karane Williams met for their first date, they felt like they had already known each other forever. They hit it off as soon as they first met and married in October 2012, but the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) creates struggles for them every day.
Postedon Feb 12, 2013 at 10:44 am
As the country continues to move forward on marriage, we take the time this week to celebrate the thousands of same-sex couples celebrating their first Valentine's Day as a married couple - and look forward to the day when all couples who want to marry can be married Valentines.
Postedon Jan 10, 2013 at 11:30 am
Yesterday, the Washington National Cathedral announced that it will soon begin hosting weddings for same-sex couples. The historic church is one of the first Episcopal congregations in the country to introduce marriage rites for LGBT individuals.
Postedon Dec 18, 2012 at 12:30 pm
Today, we're celebrating the anniversary of the freedom to marry passing in Washington, D.C. by sharing 12 beautiful wedding photos from one of the hundreds of loving same-sex couples who have married since the law took effect in March 2010 - JaLissa Coffee-Sterrett and Janell Sterrett.
Postedon Oct 15, 2012 at 04:15 pm
This Saturday, hundreds of people across the country joined together for the National Engagement Party, our fundraiser to win marriage at the ballot. The event raised $500,000 for the ballot battles, bringing Freedom to Marry's total state investment to $4.5 million for the 2011-2012 election cycle.
Postedon Jun 29, 2012 at 01:30 pm
On Thursday, the District of Columbia Republican Committee adopted its party platform - and it supports full protections for gay and lesbian citizens, becoming the first GOP state committee to do so.
Postedon Feb 15, 2012 at 07:50 am
Just two days after launching our Democrats Say I Do campaign calling on the Democratic Party to adopt a plank in support of the freedom to marry, House Leader Nancy Pelosi endorsed the proposed plank.
Postedon Sep 14, 2011 at 09:28 am
In a statement released yesterday after the NC Senate passed an anti-gay constitutional amendment, President Barack Obama reiterated his opposition to laws that discriminate against gay and lesbian couples.