Postedon Nov 29, 2010 at 09:30 am
Surveys repeatedly find that young adults, far more so than their elders, support the rights of gays to marry and serve openly in the military.
A Gallup poll earlier this year showed, for the first time, a majority of Americans saying same-sex relations were morally acceptable.
Postedon Nov 03, 2010 at 12:00 pm
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.
Postedon Sep 30, 2010 at 08:15 am
The New York Times editorial board criticizes campaigns against justices around the country, including an anti-gay campaign against the three Iowa Supreme Court justices who ruled in favor of marriage for lesbian and gay couples in the state.
Postedon Sep 10, 2010 at 12:15 pm
Three of the Supreme Court justices who struck down an Ohio state law denying the freedom to marry are facing "retention votes" this year, and conservatives are using the ruling against them.
The targeting of the Iowa justices has brought together a group of distinguished legal scholars and jurists who have spoken out in support of the beleaguered justices, among them Sandra Day O’Connor.
Postedon Jun 10, 2010 at 11:20 am
Freedom to Marry's Public Engagement Program Manager, Megan Kinninger, discusses how Iowans, led by One Iowa, the lead LGBT state organization, continue to defend the freedom to marry.
Postedon Apr 23, 2010 at 02:29 pm
Ohio's leading U.S. Senate candidates support the freedom to marry.
Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner (a Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality) and Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher are vying for the Senate seat now held by Republican George Voinovich, who is retiring. A May 4 Democratic primary will decide who'll battle Republican Rob Portman in November.
Postedon Nov 12, 2009 at 11:24 pm
November 12, 2009
Ohio state Rep. Tyrone K. Yates wants voters to decide on May 4 whether to repeal the state's ban on marriage equality. Yates: "The nation does seem to be at a different place on domestic partner benefits and civil unions. It's causing us economic and social harm in our ability to attract and keep people here.'' [Link]
Postedon Jun 19, 2009 at 11:54 pm
June 19, 2009
Ohio Lieutenant Governor and U.S. Senate candidate Lee Fisher may have changed his position on marriage equality--or he may not have. Three months ago, he said, “I am in favor of civil unions, but I have questions about marriage.” But last week, his campaign sent out a statement they described as “our statement in support of gay marriage.” [link]