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.
Postedon Jun 06, 2011 at 12:20 pm
Today, Oscar-wining actor Natalie Portman and her fiancé Benjamin Millepied joined the over 100,000 supporters of Freedom to Marry’s Say, “I Do” campaign, urging President Obama to support the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples.
Postedon Mar 09, 2011 at 11:35 am
The first same-sex couples begin to legally marry in the District of Columbia one year ago today. Since then, thousands of same-sex couples have gotten marriage licenses in D.C.
Postedon Feb 04, 2011 at 03:56 pm
Darin Henderson and Carl Cox aren't the only ones who are excited about their upcoming wedding day. And we're not talking about their mothers either, who are over the moon about it. With votes from thousands of strangers, the couple from DC managed to win a $100,000 contest to pay for their whole wedding.
Postedon Jan 31, 2011 at 11:30 am
While many gay or lesbian couples from Maryland got married in Washington, D.C., after that city legalized same-sex marriage last year, Barry Kessler and David Hankey have waited. The Arnold couple was a bit wary of a D.C. marriage. The Maryland attorney general says the state can recognize out-of-state marriages, but what if it didn't for some reason?
But the real reason they're waiting is less legal and more profound: They want "the real thing," as Hankey put it.
Postedon Jan 25, 2011 at 11:30 am
Remarks by Sean Eldridge, Political Director of Freedom to Marry, at today's press conference Maryland.
Postedon Jan 25, 2011 at 10:00 am
With the Religious Freedom & Civil Marriage Protection Act introduced today in the Maryland State Legislature, Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, calls for its swift approval.