WATCH: Rory’s Story

Freedom to Marry's partners Marriage Equality Ireland produced a touching a video demonstrating why civil partnerships are no substitute for marriage.

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For Some Couples, Once Was Not Enough

While hundreds and hundreds of same-sex couples are wed in New York, some of these same couples had already committed to each other in other ways.

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VIDEO: Hawaii Takes Encouraging Step with Civil Union Law

The measure will help many families, but it also creates a separate and unequal system of recognition for gay couples.

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What We Can Learn from Illinois

Freedom to Marry President Evan Wolfson explains that while the new Illinois civil union law is a step forward, only marriage provides the full measure of respect, clarity, security, responsibilities, and protection same-sex couples and their families need.

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Freedom to Marry’s Sean Eldridge on Marriage – Personal and Political

In an interview on Swirl Radio, Freedom to Marry Political Director Sean Eldridge spoke about the state of the marriage movement in America, as well as his own recent engagement to Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes.

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Barbara Bush, marriage equality & Obama

Jonathan Capehart makes the case for President Obama conducting a "series of under-the-radar meetings to help him in the 'evolution' of his stance and thinking on marriage for same-sex couples."

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Two Iowa Senate democrats say loyalty to Gronstal trumps support for marriage amendment

A handful of Senate Democrats who would be the deciding votes on an amendment to ban marriage equality said Tuesday they won't join minority Republicans to force a vote this year.

Barring a change of heart, that means the effort to allow a public vote on a constitutional amendment to ban the freedom to marry is dead in the Iowa Legislature this session.

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Freedom to Marry Commends Governor Quinn on Signing Civil Union Bill, Calls for Next Step

A statement from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, on today’s signing of the Illinois Religious Freedom Protections and Civil Unions Act by Governor Quinn.

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Married Gay Troops won’t be recognized after DADT Repeal

A gay service member marrying will no longer be grounds for discharge after “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” is repealed, but federal law will keep the military from recognizing the marriage, officials said on Friday.

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A step in the right direction in Illinois

Illinois civil union law is a step in the right direction, but there is still work to be done to end the exclusion of gay and lesbian couples from marriage.

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