Ohio judge rules in favor of same-sex couple who married in Maryland

Earlier this week, a federal judge in Ohio ruled that state officials must respect the marriage of a Cincinnati couple, John Arthur and James Obergefell, who married in Maryland after 20 years together.

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Defeating DOMA after DADT: One advocate’s journey

As an active member of the armed forces, Jenn Veryzer fought to help end the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy that prohibited gay men and lesbians from serving openly, and she kept her relationship secret. Today, she hopes to become an advocate for marriage and protect her new family.

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Q&A with Tony Osso on how The Devotion Project showcases gay couples in love

Tony Osso created The Devotion Project, a series of six short documentary films focused on same-sex couples, as a way of shining a spotlight on the love and commitment that gay couples share and why marriage matters to them. We talked to Tony to better understand his vision for The Devotion Project and what's next.

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On the Ground Running: My Volunteer Vacation in WA

Working to win marriage every day from Freedom to Marry's New York City office has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life, but there's nothing like being on the front lines of a state campaign. Two weeks ago, with a historic election looming and several vacation days to use up before the end of the year, I took a Volunteer Vacation through United for Marriage and traded in my communications hat for a stab at field organizing.

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John Corvino discusses ‘real children’ in new book

In his new book, philosopher and prominent gay advocate John Corvino discusses how passing the freedom to marry for same-sex couples would have a positive impact on the lives of children.

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Freedom to Marry, Equality PA, and Courage Campaign launch “Tell Casey to Commit” campaign

It's been two months since we launched our campaign asking Senator Bob Casey to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, and after receiving 2,400+ constituent signatures and stories from folks around the state, he's remaining silent. So today, Freedom to Marry, Equality PA, and Courage Campaign are launching our "Tell Casey to Commit" campaign.

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A Veteran’s Story

Jeffrey Correa, Freedom to Marry's Development Director, writes about his experience in the military and why Freedom to Marry's work to overturn DOMA is crucial to gay servicemembers, veterans, and their families.

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Rhode Islanders call on Senator Reed to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act

Since the launch of our joint campaign with Marriage Equality Rhode Island, Ocean State Action, and Courage Campaign last week, over 1,000 Rhode Islanders have called on Senator Jack Reed to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act.

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Anthony & Bradford discuss their struggle to stay together under DOMA

Anthony and Bradford, a legally married binational couple from San Francisco, talk with MSNBC's Thomas Roberts about their struggle to stay together due to the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.

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Violeta and Sujey face deportation hearing this Friday

This Friday, Violeta Pando will find out whether or not she will be separated from her wife, Sujey, who faces deportation back to Mexico. Although Violeta and Sujey are legally married, the federal government will not allow Violeta to sponsor Sujey because the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) keeps the government from recognizing their marriage for the purposes of immigration.

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