Postedon May 19, 2014 at 01:00 pm
This week, ethics investigators in Maine are recommending that NOM, a group that works against the freedom to marry, be fined more than $50,000 for failing to register and disclose its activities in the 2009 ballot campaign to protect marriage in Maine.
Postedon Jan 16, 2014 at 02:30 pm
Soon after the federal government's announcement, several other states where same-sex couples can marry - including Washington state, Maryland, and Maine - confirmed that they, too, would honor the couples' marriages.
Postedon Apr 25, 2013 at 12:45 pm
Yesterday's vote in Rhode Island makes it all but certain that this year, same-sex couples in states across New England will be able to share in the freedom to marry. How did we get here? Let's go back to 2004 and track how marriage moved forward across the region
Postedon Dec 28, 2012 at 09:00 am
Tonight at midnight, same-sex couples across the state of Maine will finally have the freedom to marry. But how did we do it? How did we turn a disappointing defeat in 2009 into an amazing victory in 2012? It wasn't easy. Relive the road to the freedom to marry with this photo retrospective!
Postedon Dec 14, 2012 at 01:45 pm
No one knows the struggle in Maine better than the loving and committed same-sex couples who saw their freedoms granted, denied, debated, and finally embraced by a majority of Mainers. One of these couples - Beth Allen and Valerie Frey - have been intimately involved in the Maine campaign since the beginning. Here, they've shared their story - and 11 photos chronicling their love and commitment.
Postedon Dec 13, 2012 at 05:00 pm
Like 2011, 2012 was a year of triumph and transformation for the freedom to marry and our campaign. While already at work on the wins we want in 2013, let's savor and take inspiration from Freedom to Marry's top ten marriage moments in 2012.
Postedon Dec 04, 2012 at 11:00 am
Last week, on Thursday, November 29, Maine Governor Paul LePage signed off on the certified election results for the state of Maine - including the result that, for the first in history, Mainers passed the freedom to marry for same-sex couples at the ballot. The new marriage law becomes effective 30 days after certification - on December 29.
Postedon Nov 16, 2012 at 04:29 pm
Freedom to Marry extends our deepest condolences to Richard and to Joseph's family. Their story inspired the Mainers United team and all teams working toward ending the exclusion of same-sex coupels from marriage, reminding advocates what they are working so hard to achieve.
Postedon Nov 13, 2012 at 03:15 pm
This week, Dan Savage launched "Straight Up Thanks," a great new Tumblr designed to acknowledge and applaud the straight people who stood up and fought for the freedom to marry in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington.
Postedon Nov 13, 2012 at 12:45 pm
All this week, politicians, athletes, and celebrities have been cheering for our huge Election Day victories in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington.