Postedon Apr 13, 2010 at 02:30 pm
Join the stars this Sunday for an anti-Prop 8 scavenger hunt to support the freedom to marry and The Williams Institute.
Postedon Apr 05, 2010 at 12:58 pm
A year after the Iowa Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages to be legal in Iowa, a rally in Omaha called for Nebraska to follow suit.
Gay and lesbian couples and supporters from Nebraska and Iowa marched to the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge and met in the middle with a message.
Postedon Apr 01, 2010 at 07:21 pm
Evan Wolfson: "We applaud One Iowa and the level-headed lawmakers who rebuffed attempts throughout the year to amend Iowa's constitution and strip away the freedom to marry. The legislature adjourned last week heeding what every poll reported: that Iowans had no interest in taking away the newfound joy and security of same-sex couples and their families. Fairness won out, and Iowa continues to inspire America to follow its heartland to marriage equality."
Postedon Mar 31, 2010 at 01:27 pm
Marriage equality advocates have reached their goal, but one year after an Iowa Supreme Court decision legalized the freedom to marry in Iowa, they must continue to tell their stories.
Postedon Mar 26, 2010 at 02:38 pm
One Iowa, an Iowa gay rights advocacy group, says events are scheduled throughout April to mark the one-year anniversary of the Iowa Supreme Court decision that legalized marriage equality.
Postedon Mar 25, 2010 at 01:37 pm
Michael Capuano is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 8th District of Massachusetts.
In the spring of 2010, it was announced that The Boston Gay Men's Chorus would give a performance of "We the People," a sweeping work for chorus and narrators that delves into the social, legal, religious, and historical aspects of the marriage equality debate with Rep. Capuano, a long time chorus season subscriber, as guest narrator.
Postedon Mar 25, 2010 at 12:51 pm
People of color and people of faith are often charged with blocking lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights. But DC's recent marriage equality victory showed that organizing people of color and people of faith was crucial.
Two panels - one at Georgetown University and another at Howard University - will examine the role race and faith played in securing marriage equality in Washington, D.C.
Postedon Mar 24, 2010 at 04:33 pm
Monday, Let California Ring—the coalition of 50-plus organizations hosted by the Equality California Institute to do education work on the freedom to marry —embarked on something not often seen in our work together.
We’ve publicly released our findings on messaging and we’re asking the community of LGBT people and allies for their best ideas to help us take our messaging work to the next level.
Postedon Mar 24, 2010 at 02:50 pm
Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality, Senator Daylin Leach, is one of the LGBT community's strongest allies.
He is the sponsor of a Freedom to Marry bill in Pennsylvania, and last week successfully led the effort to table an amendment to Pennsylvania's constitution, sponsored by State Senator John Eichelberger, to effectively ban marriage equality.
Postedon Mar 23, 2010 at 03:34 pm
Let California Ring—a coalition of more than 50 local, state-wide and national organizations led by Equality California Institute—has been looking closely at which messages about the freedom to marry are the most effective, who the best messengers are and how audiences receive those messages.
Let California Ring coalition member, Freedom to Marry, has just completed a new study of which messages and messengers have been most effective over the past five years in California and across the country. Before we go any further, we want to share what we’ve learned and get your ideas on messaging via an Online Marriage Roundtable this Thursday, March 25 at 5:30pm.