Charles Barkley speaks out against anti-gay discrimination

Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality, Charles Barkley, spoke out Monday during a pre-game tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. against anti-gay discrimination.

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Donate to Freedom to Marry today to support equality, respect and dignity

Sam and Julia Thoron share their personal reasons for donating to Freedom to Marry and urge others to do the same.

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Opinion: Marriage equality is a matter of health as well as rights

Dr. Gabriel Garcia of the Stanford School of Medicine discusses the healthcare disparities that result from the LGBT community being denied the freedom to marry.

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Op-Ed: Every day that passes brings broader acceptance of the freedom to marry in Maryland

The Baltimore Sun Editorial Board: "...the path toward legalizing the freedom to marry here looks clearer than ever — not because of any extraordinary event, or landmark court case, or massive protest march, but because one by one, Marylanders have grown comfortable with the idea that homosexuality is no reason to deny someone’s fundamental rights.

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Voice for Equality: Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado is a Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer and actress of Portuguese descent. She has sold 20 million albums worldwide.

As reported on in December of 2010, Ms. Furtado said she's proud to live in a country [Canada] that supports the freedom to marry. The 32-year-old entertainer and mother said there is nothing wrong with gay couples marrying.

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Pro-marriage equality Mark Dayton to be first Democratic Governor in Minnesota in 20 years

Republican Tom Emmer, a staunch opponent of LGBT rights and the freedom to marry (supported in the race by Target and Best Buy), has finally conceded defeat to Democrat Mark Dayton in Minnesota’s governor race — Dayton will become the state’s first Democratic governor in more than 20 years.

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Voice for Equality: The Rev. Jesse Jackson

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.

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Chafee reiterates pro-marriage stance

In a letter sent by an aide on behalf of Lincoln Chafee, the Rhode Island Governor-elect's longtime position on the freedom to marry was clearly restated: "The governor elect feels that the issue should be addressed as soon as possible by the General Assembly, and does not believe that the question should be decided by a ballot referendum.”

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Voice for Equality: Daphne Rubin-Vega

Daphne Rubin-Vega is a dance music singer and actress. She is best known for originating the role of Mimi Marquez in the Broadway musical "Rent."

In the fall of 2010, Ms. Rubin-Vega participated in HRC's New Yorkers for Marriage Equality project by appearing in a video in support of the freedom to marry.

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APA joins amicus brief in support of the freedom to marry in CA case

Citing the importance of stable, committed relationships and the benefits of the institution of marriage, the American Psychiatric Association has joined several other mental health organizations in submitting an amicus curie brief in the Prop 8 appeals case challenging California's ban on the freedom to marry.

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