Stop the anti-gay amendment in North Carolina

Next week, lawmakers in North Carolina are scheduled to vote on a constitutional amendment that would put the freedom to marry up for a statewide vote in 2012. Take action now and help stop the anti-gay amendment.

Read More »

North Carolinians Work to Stop Anti-Marriage Amendment

As a constitutional amendment banning marriage between same-sex couples is being considered by the North Carolina State Legislature next month, North Carolinians are standing up for the freedom to marry.

Read More »

NC legislators not likely to vote on anti-gay constitutional amendment this week

North Carolina legislators have decided against convening a special session to consider an anti-gay amendment.

Read More »

States Update: Vote Delayed in MD, Calls to Let Marriage Resume in CA, Encouraging Polls in IA & NC

Two Maryland House members hold up the marriage bill vote, and California's Attorney General asks the federal appeals court to lift its order putting the Prop 8 decision on hold.

Read More »

Affairs of the Heart in the Heartland: Evan Wolfson to Speak in Midwest about Marriage

Freedom to Marry Executive Director Evan Wolfson will be speaking next week at both the University of Michigan and Ohio State University.

Read More »

View From Washington

Despite the first two years of the Obama administration leaving progressives dissatisfied, Evan Wolfson points out: '"Even if we can’t get the political advances, we have a tremendous opportunity to do the public engagement work that absolutely needs to be done in order to lay the foundation for the defensive fights we might have to endure and for when the political climate changes."

Read More »

Record number of LGBT candidates elected to office

The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund today announced that more openly LGBT candidates won election to public office in the U.S. in 2010 than in any year in America’s history.

Read More »

North Carolina gears up for anti-gay marriage protest

LGBT community members here and across North Carolina are gearing up to counter NOM's scheduled stop on its national tour against marriage equality for same-sex couples.

Freedom to Marry's Sean Eldridge stated, “Freedom to Marry is working very closely with every state marriage equality organization and local partner to figure out what makes the most sense in each area.”

Read More »

Asheville, North Carolina Faith Leaders stump for Same-Sex Partner Benefits

The debate on whether to extend benefits to gay partners of Asheville, North Carolina city employees is playing out across the city — in coffee shops, barber shops and now in church pews.

Religious leaders of various backgrounds — from Baptist ministers to Wiccan priestesses — have joined the fray.

Read More »

Asheville, NC City Council moves forward on Benefits for Gay Couples

Asheville Citizen-Times
February 10, 2010
The City Council of Asheville, NC voted 4-2 on Tuesday to have city staff report March 9 on how workers' same-sex domestic partners could get the same benefits as heterosexual employees' spouses, including health insurance, bereavement leave and prescription drug coverage. A majority of council members said they expect to vote for a final measure after the report. [Link]

Read More »

« First  <  4 5 6 7 8 >