Postedon Jun 12, 2012 at 11:00 am
A new poll from Public Policy Polling shows that Florida voters, like much of the country, are quickly shifting their views on the freedom to marry toward majority approval. Gains among black voters in the state are particularly evident.
Postedon Jun 06, 2012 at 09:29 am
This week, five new mayors from Florida, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia signed onto our Mayors for the Freedom to Marry initiative.
Postedon Sep 23, 2011 at 08:24 am
Today, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen announced that she would be the first Republican member of Congress to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act (H.R. 1116), sponsored by Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), to repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Feb 01, 2011 at 06:30 am
A recent study by The Williams Institute showing the South to be home to more gay parents than any other region in the nation demonstrates clearly why winning the freedom to marry nationally is crucial to gay and lesbian families.
Postedon Jan 19, 2011 at 12:45 pm
According to census data, child rearing among same-sex couples is more common in the South than in any other region of the country.
Postedon Dec 10, 2010 at 01:30 pm
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.
Postedon Dec 03, 2010 at 02:30 pm
Florida College Democrats' LGBT Caucus has passed a resolution including "four important issues central to the LGBT Community: The Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry, Freedom to Adopt, and the Freedom to Live Without Fear."
Postedon Nov 17, 2010 at 09:30 am
They've been together 29 years. They own a house together in Seminole Heights. They even have wedding rings.
But Andy Turek, 72, and Eddie Sherotski, 57, are not legally married.
Postedon Oct 25, 2010 at 02:30 pm
Florida's ban on adoptions by gay men and lesbians came to an official end Friday.
Attorney General Bill McCollum said the case that led to the overturning of the state's 33-year-old law wasn't the "right case" to take to the state's Supreme Court.
Postedon Oct 22, 2010 at 12:00 pm
The Washington, D.C.-based National Organization for Marriage has filed several lawsuits around the country, inspired in part by a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision earlier this year that made it easier for corporations and unions to spend money in elections.