14 Photos: Our First Valentine’s Day as a Married Couple

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.

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Military couple Ashley and Heather: How DOMA disrespects our family

Throughout all of their trials - as a same-sex military couple living under DADT, as a same-sex couple in the South, and as a same-sex couple standing up against the insecurities that DOMA causes their family - Army Lt. Col. Heather Mack and her wife Ashley Broadway have continually found strength in each other.

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Couples across the south stand up for marriage with the Campaign for Southern Equality

For the past week, the Campaign for Southern Equality has been touring across the South with its "We Do" campaign, where same-sex couples request marriage licenses and provoke denials in order to illustrate the discriminatory marriage laws in these states. Check out stories and video from the campaign!

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‘We Do’ campaign will confront marriage discrimination across the south

For over a year, the Campaign for Southern Equality has been leading the We Do campaign, where same-sex couples request - and are denied - marriage licenses in their home communities. As they gear up for Stage 4 of their campaign, Freedom to Marry spoke with Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, the organization's Executive Director.

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Two Respect for Marriage Act cosponsors bring House total to 156

This week, two new members of the House of Representatives signed on as co-sponsors for the Respect for Marriage Act. Rep. Mel Watt from North Carolina and Rep. Leonard Boswell from Iowa have become the latest co-sponsors of the bill, raising the total number of co-sponsors in the House to 156.

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg speaks out against NC marriage amendment

Yesterday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of UNC Chapel Hill. In his speech, he criticized last week's passage of the constitutional amendment banning the freedom to marry in North Carolina.

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Anti-gay constitutional amendment passes in North Carolina

North Carolina's discriminatory Amendment 1, which adds an amendment to the state's constitution banning all marriage, civil union, or domestic partnership for same-sex couples, passed today.

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Marc Solomon Debates NC’s Anti-Marriage Amendment on Fox News

Yesterday, Freedom to Marry's Marc Solomon debated Brian Brown from the National Organization for Marriage about how Amendment One in North Carolina will harm gay and lesbian families if it is approved tomorrow.

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Watch: Evan Wolfson speaks at the Center on Law and Government

Evan Wolfson speaks at North Carolina's Center on Law and Government.

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Evan Wolfson speaks in North Carolina

Freedom to Marry president Evan Wolfson is in North Carolina to speak about the potential impact of the pending constitutional amendment that would ban marriage for same-sex couples.

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