Postedon Mar 06, 2015 at 03:00 pm
Last night, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals accepted Nebraska's request for a stay in a federal judge's ruling in favor of the freedom to marry, further delaying the rights and protections of marriage for loving, committed same-sex couples.
Postedon Mar 02, 2015 at 04:30 pm
Freedom to Marry spoke with Joshua last week, as the state prepared for a decision in the case, Waters v. Ricketts, brought by the ACLU of Nebraska. He spoke with us about photography, equality, and why marriage matters in Nebraska.
Postedon Mar 02, 2015 at 09:45 am
Today, March 2, a federal judge in Nebraska ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down the state's ban on marriage between same-sex couples.
Postedon Feb 19, 2015 at 02:40 pm
Today, February 19, a federal judge will hear oral arguments in a landmark case seeking the freedom to marry in the great state of Nebraska.
Postedon Feb 18, 2015 at 10:30 am
Here's what's going on in the 13 states where same-sex couples continue to be denied the freedom to marry. Every day of denial in these states is a day too long - and the past year of momentum demonstrates more clearly than ever: America is ready for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Dec 22, 2014 at 06:00 pm
Freedom to Marry has always been committed to winning marriage for same-sex couples nationwide - and now, as momentum surges across the country, it is more important for supporters to do all they can to speak out for the freedom to marry nationwide. Here's what's going on in the 15 where same-sex couples continue to be denied the freedom to marry.
Postedon Nov 17, 2014 at 11:15 am
On November 17, 2014, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Nebraska, and the law firm of Koenig Dunne filed a legal challenge to Nebraska's law denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, on behalf of seven same-sex couples seeking to marry in state or have their legal marriages respected in Nebraska.
Postedon Oct 21, 2010 at 01:30 pm
Laura Ricketts is co-owner of the Chicago Cubs and CEO of Ecotravel.com. Ricketts is also a board member of Lambda Legal and the Housing Opportunities for Women organization.
Ricketts' ownership stake in the Cubs is uniquely noteworthy because it makes her the first openly gay owner of a major-league sports franchise.
Postedon Sep 01, 2010 at 09:30 am
The Omaha World-Herald, amid a firestorm of protest on Facebook, has decided to re-examine its practices and policies concerning wedding announcements.
'Celebrations' announcements regarding licensed legal weddings approved by states, engagements for legal weddings or anniversaries of legal marriages will be welcomed, regardless of the genders of the couple.
Postedon May 20, 2010 at 07:00 am
Out-of-staters made up 60 percent of same-sex couples married in Iowa since the freedom to marry became legal in April 2009, state officials reported Tuesday.