Postedon Jun 29, 2012 at 11:15 am
Chris Kluwe, a punter for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, has started speaking out in opposition of a proposed anti-gay constitutional amendment that will go before Minnesota's voters in November. His advocacy shines out in the world of sports, where few players have publicly expressed their support for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jun 29, 2012 at 09:00 am
It's already been a huge summer for the freedom to marry, with President Obama's comments about marriage for same-sex couples and movement in states facing ballot initiatives. But in the entertainment and pop culture world, the freedom to marry has also been gaining significant visibility. Here, we look at nine marriage moments and applaud their positive media representation.
Postedon Jun 25, 2012 at 12:50 pm
Earlier this month, the board of the National Council of La Raza unanimously approved a resolution supporting the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. NCLR is the largest Latino civil rights group in the country.
Postedon Jun 22, 2012 at 12:20 pm
This morning, David Blankenhorn, who was presented as a key witness opposing the freedom to marry in California's Proposition 8 trial, wrote a piece in The New York Times expressing that he now supports marriage for same-sex couples.
Postedon May 11, 2012 at 10:10 am
This week, news organizations and progressive groups from across the country and around the world have been covering the freedom to marry as one of the biggest stories of the week, largely thanks to President Barack Obama's discussion of his views on marriage.
Postedon Mar 02, 2012 at 01:04 pm
Today, the Washington Blade reported that 22 senators have joined a growing number of politicians and advocates who have endorsed including a freedom to marry plank in the Democratic Party’s 2012 national platform.
Postedon Feb 22, 2012 at 12:28 pm
Emily Tisch Sussman, Executive Director of the Young Democrats of America (YDA), joined Freedom to Marry in calling on the Democratic Party to include a freedom to marry plank in its 2012 Party Platform
Postedon Jul 19, 2011 at 01:32 pm
President Obama has announced his support for the Respect for Marriage Act.