Postedon May 06, 2013 at 10:00 am
This week, two members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. David Scott (D-GA) and Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) announced their support for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.
Postedon Apr 30, 2013 at 01:30 pm
In 2013, we've already seen significant developments from states where we can win marriage this year, and several other states have taken the first steps toward winning marriage. Here's a look at some recent victories, and what's on the horizon for these 7 States.
Postedon Feb 14, 2013 at 02:30 pm
Today, Mayors for the Freedom to Marry welcomed its 300th member. 300 mayors from 32 states and the District of Columbia have signed the pledge to support marriage for same-sex couples, meaning the coalition has nearly quadrupled in size since launching last year.
Postedon Feb 14, 2013 at 12:00 pm
It's big Valentine's Day for the freedom to marry - marriage supporters in Illinois, Minnesota, and Oregon have big movements planned today to take steps toward winning the freedom to marry for all couples across the country.
Postedon May 03, 2012 at 11:01 am
Today 11 State Democratic Party chairs from across the country joined in support of a freedom to marry plank in the party’s national platform. The chairs include John Burton (CA), Jay Jacobs (NY), John Walsh (MA), Ken Martin (MN), Meredith Wood Smith (OR), Boyd Richie (TX), Jake Perkinson (VT), Mike Tate (WI), Dwight Pelz (WA), Jon Wisniewski (NJ), and Joan Wagnon (KS).
Postedon Mar 02, 2012 at 01:04 pm
Today, the Washington Blade reported that 22 senators have joined a growing number of politicians and advocates who have endorsed including a freedom to marry plank in the Democratic Party’s 2012 national platform.
Postedon Dec 30, 2010 at 12:00 pm
Dan and Marcos German-Domingues sent out a Christmas card with a special message this year.
The couple sent out hundreds of letters to their neighbors asking them to take a moment during the holiday season to think and talk about an issue close to their hearts — marriage equality.
Postedon Nov 11, 2009 at 01:59 pm
A list of links to local coverage of Mr. Wolfson's appearances:
The Oregonian (Graves)
The Advocate http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2009/11/02/Oregon_Gay_Rights_Group_Take_First_Step_to_Repeal_Marriage_Ban/ The Corvallis Gazette Times http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/state-and-regional/article_7d9d6e13-e37d-5bb9-90e4-77ff7f31f4cd.html
The Source Weekly http://www.tsweekly.com/opinion/guest-commentary/the-truth-about-marriage-civil-rights-expertto-take-on-marriage-equality-in-bend.html
The Oregonian Editorial Board http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2009/11/a_big_leap_forward_in_the_stat.html
The Oregonian (Mapes) http://blog.oregonlive.com/mapesonpolitics/2009/11/gay_marriage_advocates_look_to.html
Just Out http://blogout.justout.com/?p=11868
Loaded Orygun blog http://loadedorygun.net/tag/Evan%20Wolfson
Eugene Weekly http://blogs.eugeneweekly.com/node/1279
The Oregonian (Griffin) http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/anna_griffin/index.ssf/2009/11/maine_vote_on_gay_ marriage_inf.html
KATU (ABC) http://www.katu.com/news/local/68795977.html
KGW (NBC) http://www.kgw.com/video/?z=y&nvid=411117,
KOIN (CBS) http://www.koinlocal6.com/news/local/story/The-Campaign-For-Gay-Marriage-Gets-Personal/bFJE0y4ztka1vS7rolgm1A.cspx
FOX 12 (FOX) http://www.kptv.com/news/21502634/detail.html
KOHD (ABC) http://kohd.com/news/local/147467
KTVZ (NBC – Central Oregon) http://www.ktvz.com/Global/story.asp?S=11427152
KMTR (NBC) http://www.kmtr.com/news/local/story/Gay-rights-group-pushes-initiative-for-2012-ballot/GgfgLVUeDEmZkoZrwPPkWw.cspx
KEZI (ABC) http://kezi.com/news/local/147431 , http://kezi.com/news/local/147740
KDRV (ABC – Medford) http://kdrv.com/page/147617
KOMO (ABC – Seattle) http://www.komonews.com/news/local/68807232.html
Postedon Nov 06, 2009 at 11:41 am
November 4, 2009
KLCC's Jes Burns sat down on Wednesday with Freedom to Marry executive director Evan Wolfson and Basic Rights Oregon's Jeana Frazzini to talk about the current state of the marriage equality movement - and a new campaign launched this week in Oregon. [audio recording available by clicking on speaker icon at Link]