Advocacy groups form “unprecedented” coalition to win marriage in New York.

Freedom to Marry has joined Empire State Pride Agenda, Human Rights Campaign, and Marriage Equality New York to formed New Yorkers United for Marriage, a coalition who’s goal is goal of enacting a bill before the end of the current legislative session.

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VIDEO: Why It’s Time for Marriage in Rhode Island

Senate hearings on several marriage bills are being held tomorrow – find out how you can help.

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New Hampshire Panel Puts off Marriage Repeal Bills

The House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to hold on to a pair bills aiming to take away the freedom to marry in the state, avoiding a repeal that would be would be hugely unpopular with the public.

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Maryland Senate Passes Marriage Bill

Freedom to Marry Field Director Regina Clemente writes about all the hard work by our supporters and partners that has gotten us this far – and what you can do to help make sure that the bill becomes law.

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Creating Change: Minnesota and Beyond

How Freedom to Marry is working for marriage at the country's biggest conference on gay issues – and how exclusion from marriage is affecting a Minnesota couple who have been together for nearly four decades.

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Two Iowa Senate democrats say loyalty to Gronstal trumps support for marriage amendment

A handful of Senate Democrats who would be the deciding votes on an amendment to ban marriage equality said Tuesday they won't join minority Republicans to force a vote this year.

Barring a change of heart, that means the effort to allow a public vote on a constitutional amendment to ban the freedom to marry is dead in the Iowa Legislature this session.

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Widower of gay Marine shown respect by Naval Academy, thanks to marriage

Though military officials were skeptical to hear the wishes of a widower of a gay Marine, they treated him as next of kin once he sent them a copy of his marriage license.

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Now Is the Time in Rhode Island

Freedom to Marry's Senior Consultant Marc Solomon is on the ground in Rhode Island, where the state legislature will vote on a marriage bill in the coming weeks.

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Eric Hartley: Still waiting for ‘the real thing’

While many gay or lesbian couples from Maryland got married in Washington, D.C., after that city legalized same-sex marriage last year, Barry Kessler and David Hankey have waited. The Arnold couple was a bit wary of a D.C. marriage. The Maryland attorney general says the state can recognize out-of-state marriages, but what if it didn't for some reason?

But the real reason they're waiting is less legal and more profound: They want "the real thing," as Hankey put it.

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Suits on Marriage Equality may force Administration to take a Stand

President Obama has balanced on a political tightrope for two years over the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, the contentious 1996 law barring federal recognition of marriages of same-sex couples.

Now, two new federal lawsuits threaten to snap that rope out from under him.

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