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 Apr 10, 2013 at 09:00 am
A new video from our Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry campaign spotlights U.S. Marine Corps Captain Matthew Phelps and his soon-to-be husband, Ben Schock. The couple, who will marry in Seattle, WA next month, are one of thousands of military families affected by DOMA.
Postedon Apr 04, 2013 at 10:00 am
This weekend, on Saturday, March 30, Jonathan Franqui and Navy Senior Chief Dwayne D. Beebe hosted their wedding ceremony among all of their loved ones at Old Christ Church in Pensacola, Florida. Here, they shared 20 photos with us of their big day and explained why marriage matters to them.
Postedon Mar 29, 2013 at 01:00 pm
On Wednesday, Freedom to Marry Founder and President Evan Wolfson appeared on Fox News to square off against Tony Perkins from the Family Research Council on why marriage matters and how the Supreme Court can stand on the Right Side of History this year.
Postedon Mar 29, 2013 at 11:00 am
No one knows what the Supreme Court will rule, but this week, Americans made their stance clear: We are ready for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Mar 28, 2013 at 11:20 am
Yesterday, Evan Wolfson spoke at the CATO Institute about Hollingsworth v. Perry and Windsor v. United States. He urged listeners to continue the work of winning the freedom to marry, even as the Supreme Court Justices deliberate on what they will do and announce by June. Read his comments here!
Postedon Mar 28, 2013 at 10:45 am
Yesterday, Dean Hara, the widower of U.S. Representative Gerry Studds, the first openly gay member of the U.S. Congress, spoke with Democracy Now! about how the so-called Defense of Marriage Acthurts legally married same-sex couples and their families.
Postedon Mar 26, 2013 at 07:00 am
All week long, Freedom to Marry will be live-blogging the oral arguments in the Supreme Court cases, providing you with background information about the cases, and ensuring that you have the most up-to-date information available.
Postedon Mar 24, 2013 at 03:00 pm
As Laura and Cindy, who own a farm in North Carolina and are married in California, wait and hope that the Supreme Court stands on the Right Side of History, they envision a day in the future when they can stand as a married couple in their home state, with the full respect of their community and country
Postedon Mar 22, 2013 at 09:15 am
Today, the Respect for Marriage Coalition launched the third television advertisement in its series of national ads designed to demonstrate broad public support for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.