Postedon Aug 20, 2013 at 10:30 am
The Peace Corps' policy change, which allows same-sex couples to serve together as volunteers, was personal for Shari Quan, who served in rural Uganda. She and her partner, Elisabeth Halliday, are planning their wedding, and the policy change has opened up the possibility of the women serving together without being separated.
Postedon Aug 07, 2013 at 11:00 am
Robert and Aaron's wedding - which not only celebrated their love and commitment but also helped to fuel the campaign to win marriage in all 50 states - is a testament to the work we do at Freedom to Marry.
Postedon Jul 12, 2013 at 04:00 pm
Watch this moving video and check out the heart-warming story of William Warren and Renard Latour, who married at a hospital in Delhi, NY after nearly four decades of love and commitment.
Postedon Jun 12, 2013 at 05:30 pm
Fathers' Day is a great time to recognize the many types of families that make our country so dynamic. We know that there is no single formulation for what makes a strong family, but we spoke with eight great dad duos about the common denominator in family: love.
Postedon Jun 05, 2013 at 10:20 am
Today, Freedom to Marry and the Devotion Project released a new video featuring Bill Campbell and John Hilton, a couple who lived together in New York for 54 years. Their love and commitment spanned seven decades - from meeting in the 1950s as young men through the 2010s.
Postedon Apr 22, 2013 at 01:00 pm
As Doug Behl and Terry Goldman prepared to get married, they thought about the life they had built together, the ways that marriage would strengthen their commitment, and how this legal bond would protect their future family.
Postedon Mar 19, 2013 at 01:29 pm
In recent years, Sion has learned the power of photography, and he has worked hard to develop his photographic passions in order to share stories of why marriage matters, how same-sex couples share the same love and commitment that different-sex couples share, and why DOMA needs to be overturned.
Postedon Mar 05, 2013 at 01:00 pm
Today, Freedom to Marry and Third Way released a memo demonstrating that state legislators who vote in favor of marriage for same-sex couples continue to win voter support when running for reelection. The analysis demonstrates that 97% of state legislators who voted for the freedom to marry and ran for reelection won in 2012, compared to 90% of incumbent state legislators nationwide.
Postedon Feb 27, 2013 at 11:30 am
When Juka Mendes moved to the US on a student visa, he never expected to fall in love. But he did, and got married to Air Force member Jonathan Malumay. Now, Juka can no longer afford his education, and in April his visa expires. As a service member, Jonathan is eligible for an education grant that he should be able to transfer to his husband, but because DOMA does not respect his marriage, he cannot do so.
Postedon Feb 12, 2013 at 10:44 am
As the country continues to move forward on marriage, we take the time this week to celebrate the thousands of same-sex couples celebrating their first Valentine's Day as a married couple - and look forward to the day when all couples who want to marry can be married Valentines.