Postedon Feb 06, 2013 at 03:00 pm
Navy Senior Chief Dwayne D. Beebe and Jonathan Franqui have fallen in love and committed their lives together - they were excited to get their marriage license in Maryland, and they look forward to their ceremony in Florida. But their marriage deserves legal respect - respect that cannot happen until all couples have the freedom to marry, and until DOMA is overturned once and for all.
Postedon Oct 15, 2012 at 04:15 pm
This Saturday, hundreds of people across the country joined together for the National Engagement Party, our fundraiser to win marriage at the ballot. The event raised $500,000 for the ballot battles, bringing Freedom to Marry's total state investment to $4.5 million for the 2011-2012 election cycle.
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.