Postedon Oct 03, 2014 at 12:30 pm
Last spring, I did something I've always wanted to do - I joined the U.S. Army, signing up to serve as a welder and machinist in the reserves. When I was younger, I watched in awe as my brother enlisted in the military, and ever since then, I've always known that I've wanted to serve my country. I wouldn't have been able to enlist without the unending support I've received from the love of my life, my partner of six years - my wife, Erin.
Postedon Apr 22, 2014 at 01:30 pm
This week, Why Marriage Matters Colorado, launched a new statewide television spot featuring a group of local veterans taking a stand for the freedom to marry and speaking out in support of their openly gay friend and comrade.
Postedon Dec 16, 2013 at 12:00 pm
We've celebrated some incredible wins for the marriage movement again and again this year. Here, we reflect on the stories and faces who helped carry those messages: the most "viral" marriage moments and photos of 2013.
Postedon Nov 11, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Today is Veterans Day, the annual holiday where we honor U.S. servicemembers - as well as their loved ones and family members who support them as they serve our country.
Postedon Nov 04, 2013 at 10:30 am
This weekend, two graduates from West Point military academy became the first men to marry at Cadet Chapel, the landmark chapel at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Postedon Oct 24, 2013 at 03:00 pm
Yesterday, Karen Morgan, the widow of Chief Warrant Officer Charlie Morgan of the New Hampshire National Guard, was finally able to get her military spouse ID card. The ID card will help to protect Karen Morgan, who lost her wife Charlie on February 10 of this year after a courageous battle with cancer.
Postedon Oct 04, 2013 at 10:00 am
Jim and Pat hope that they will be able to marry, legally, in Illinois soon. Until then, Jim plans to continue his advocacy work in Illinois, including sharing his story with elected officials to show why marriage matters to him and Pat.
Postedon Oct 02, 2013 at 10:45 am
Yesterday, Illinois Unites for Marriage, the campaign working to win marriage in Illinois this year, announced the launch of Veterans Unite for Marriage, a coalition of service members and their families in Illinois.
Postedon Sep 26, 2013 at 10:30 am
This week, an official video from the U.S. Department of Defense highlights legally married military same-sex couples across the country finally being granted respect for their marriages by the federal government and by the U.S. military.
Postedon Sep 20, 2013 at 12:45 pm
Today, is the second anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell which barred gay and lesbian people from serving openly in the military. In the last two years, life for gay and lesbian service members, veterans and their families has improved dramatically. Here's a look at how things have improved in the past two years.