In the name of love

Tony Javed, Freedom to Marry's Online Communications Manager, discusses Pride Day, the new documentary, "8: The Morman Proposition" and new initiatives at Freedom to Marry.

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White House event has Washington state tie-in

Lacey, WA resident Janice Langbehn, whose family story sparked a presidential order that hospitals recognize the rights of gay couples, was an invitee to a White House Pride Month celebration Tuesday night.

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Gay-rights group to counter National Organization for Marriage rallies

Freedom to Marry, a New York-based national organization working for marriage equality, plans to hold rallies across the country to counter those planned by anti-marriage equality group National Organization for Marriage (NOM).

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Freedom to Marry’s Summer for Marriage

Freedom to Marry is announcing that we will join NOM in embracing this summer as a Summer for Marriage. We will do this by spreading the word across the country about the importance of ending exclusion from marriage.

As part of Freedom to Marry’s Summer for Marriage, we are working with our supporters, as well as local and state partners, to plan rallies and other events wherever NOM is planning to push discrimination and distort the truth about gay couples and their families. In 17 states and the District of Columbia, we will share our stories and demonstrate how the denial of marriage harms same-sex couples and their families, while helping no one.

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Current vote standings in ‘Blog 4 Equality’ Netroots Nation scholarship contest

Check out the current standings in the "Blog 4 Equality" Netroots Nation scholarship contest.

Voting ends at midnight on Friday, June 25th - vote for your favorite!

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Gay rights group: “Maryland is next!”

An e-mail message sent Tuesday from Equality Maryland, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights group says it is assembling "Action Teams" to mobilize pro-freedom to marry voters to get to the polls in November.

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Vote: Blog 4 Equality Netroots Nation Scholarship Contest

The top ten finalists in Freedom to Marry and Open Left's 'Blog 4 Equality' scholarship contest have been chosen by a panel of judges.

Now it's time to vote for your favorite to decide who wins. The top three finishers will attend Netroots Nation.

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Online competition begins for all-expense paid same sex wedding

In honor of the passage of the DC Marriage Equality Act, a group of prominent Washington-area wedding vendors have teamed up to offer a same sex couple the wedding of a lifetime, valued at over $100,000.

The first of its kind – Freedom2Wed – is an online wedding competition for same sex couples.

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Join us for an exclusive preview of Freedom to Marry’s Louise Bourgeois art edition

Freedom to Marry announces an exclusive preview of a Louise Bourgeois art edition to benefit marriage equality.

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Looking back on the hoopla

On the eve of this weekend’s Black Pride festivities, the Blade checked in with two of the first same-sex couples who wed here in March to find out how they’re doing now that the hoopla has subsided, how they’ve fared as gay or lesbian couples among their black friends and families and their thoughts on the importance of Black Pride.

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