Postedon Dec 09, 2010 at 09:30 am
A majority of senators on a key committee in Maryland now favor legalizing the freedom to marry, making it increasingly likely that the state will join five others and the District in allowing such unions.
Postedon Dec 08, 2010 at 11:30 am
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as shadow senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson called into the community gathering at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals courthouse hosted by Marriage Equality USA on Monday and shared extensive remarks in support of marriage equality and Judge Walker's Prop 8 ruling.
Postedon Dec 02, 2010 at 09:30 am
The New Organizing Institute will hold its Roots Camp conference, in Washington DC on Dec. 11th and 12th.
The three nominees who have received the highest number of online votes for "Most Valuable Organizer" will then be voted on by attendees to select a winner.
Postedon Dec 01, 2010 at 11:30 am
Since only five states in the country and Washington D.C. legally recognize the freedom to marry, gays and lesbians who don’t live in one of those places, must travel to tie the knot.
This means an uptick in travel and tourism to those five states and the nation’s capital.
Postedon Nov 23, 2010 at 09:30 am
In a story first posted here last Thursday, a gay couple in Texas recently got married by an official in Washington D.C. via Skype.
Yesterday, Fox News spoke to Freedom to Marry Political Director, Sean Eldrige, about the marriage.
Postedon Nov 19, 2010 at 11:30 am
Openly gay Maryland State Sen. Richard Madaleno (D) is "guardedly optimistic" about the possibility the state legislature will pass a marriage equality bill in its next 90-day session, which runs from January to mid-April of next year.
Postedon Nov 18, 2010 at 01:00 pm
Mark Reed and Dante Walkup tied the knot last month in Dallas because they found a loophole that makes it OK.
While their boots were planted at the W Hotel in Dallas, an officiate in the District of Columbia legalized their union through Skype.
Postedon Nov 12, 2010 at 09:30 am
Mary Washington is not only a newly elected Maryland state legislator, who won her seat as a Democrat in the 141-member House of Delegates on Nov. 2. She is also only the second out black lesbian elected to statewide office in the nation.
Postedon Oct 29, 2010 at 01:30 pm
Former Executive Director of MassEquality, Marc Solomon, will join Freedom to Marry as a Senior Consultant November 4, 2010.
Postedon Oct 14, 2010 at 01:00 pm
Keith Berner reports on a wedding that recently took place in Washington D.C. - "the utter joy of the event was transcendent" - although the happy couple still faces heavy challenges due to the federal government not recognizing their marriage.