Postedon Dec 01, 2010 at 11:30 am
Since only five states in the country and Washington D.C. legally recognize the freedom to marry, gays and lesbians who don’t live in one of those places, must travel to tie the knot.
This means an uptick in travel and tourism to those five states and the nation’s capital.
Postedon Nov 29, 2010 at 04:30 pm
Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes and his partner, Freedom to Marry political director Sean Eldridge, have a made a huge commitment to the nonprofit push for marriage equality nationwide.
The couple will match donations made to Freedom to Marry, Empire State Pride Agenda, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders and Equality Maryland for the rest of this year.
Postedon Nov 23, 2010 at 01:59 pm
Even as some well-known anti-gay groups like Focus on the Family moderate their views, a hard core of smaller groups, most of them religiously motivated, have continued to pump out demonizing propaganda aimed at homosexuals and other sexual minorities.
These groups’ influence reaches far beyond what their size would suggest, because the “facts” they disseminate about homosexuality are often amplified by certain politicians, other groups and even news organizations.
Postedon Nov 10, 2010 at 10:30 am
Two new lawsuits have been filed on behalf of gay and lesbian couples in four states to challenge a 1996 law denying married gay couples federal benefits.
Postedon Nov 09, 2010 at 04:20 pm
A Brazilian man who was recently reunited with his Massachusetts husband when federal officials temporarily allowed him into the U.S. said he could face deportation because the attorney general won't reverse the immigration ruling that initially separated the couple.
Postedon Oct 29, 2010 at 03:00 pm
As managing director of Freedom to Marry, Scott Davenport's work reflects his passion.
Postedon Oct 29, 2010 at 01:30 pm
Former Executive Director of MassEquality, Marc Solomon, will join Freedom to Marry as a Senior Consultant November 4, 2010.
Postedon Oct 26, 2010 at 03:00 pm
Benoit Denizet-Lewis catches up with several young gay couples he first profiled in an April 2008 cover story for The New York Times Magazine about the first generation of young married and engaged gay couples in Massachusetts.
Postedon Oct 26, 2010 at 01:30 pm
In a faith where the traditional family is deeply woven into theology and where there is seemingly no line between religion and culture, the potential losses for LGBT Mormons who come out can be devastating.
Postedon Oct 18, 2010 at 02:00 pm
Wedding businesses were just as excited as equal rights groups when marriage equality became legal in the Granite State earlier this year.
It opened up a new market during one of the worst economic periods the country has ever seen.