‘Same Love’ becomes platinum-certified, VMA-nomianted anthem for marriage supporters

The new single from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, "Same Love," has been certified platinum, meaning that it has sold 1 million copies - and the inspiring video for the song has been nominated for an MTV Video Music Award.

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This is what history looks like: Supreme Court victories in the news

Yesterday, news organizations around the country rushed to cover the decisions, their implications, and why same-sex couples celebrated the amazing news. Here are a small selection of the wonderful images splashed across the front pages of almost every major news paper in the United States.

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8 members of ‘The Out List’ speak out about marriage and acceptance

This month, on Thursday, June 27, HBO Documentaries will debut The Out List, a documentary by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders that explores LGBTQ identity in the United States. Here, we share quotes from 8 members of "The Out List" about marriage, tolerance, and the importance of acceptance.

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Documentary ‘The New Black’ examines growing support for marriage in black community

This month, a new documentary exploring the American black community and their views on the freedom to marry, debuted at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The documentary, The New Black, hones in on the campaign to win marriage for same-sex couples in Maryland.

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Q&A: Theatre company performs Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ to benefit Freedom to Marry

Ripple Effect Artists' version of 'Twelfth Night,' which opens on June 20, 2013 at the Access Theater in New York City, will, in part, benefit Freedom to Marry. Here, we spoke with Founding Director of Ripple Effect Artists, Jessie Fahay, about Twelfth Night, social justice, and why marriage matters.

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Pre-order Audra McDonald’s new solo album and support Freedom to Marry!

Until Monday, May 20, Freedom to Marry supporters have the opportunity to pre-order Audra McDonald's new solo album, 'Go Back Home' using the promo code FREEDOM. Nonesuch Records will donate $1 to Freedom to Marry for every album pre-ordered at nonsuch.com using the "FREEDOM" promo code at check-out.

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President Obama applauds NBA player Jason Collins on coming out

In a press conference today, President Barack Obama commented on big news from the sports world yesterday: Jason Collins, a Center for the NBA, came out as a gay man. Collins is now the first openly gay male athlete in a major American sports league.

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Chicago athletes urge Illinois legislature to support marriage law

Yesterday, four renowned Chicago athletes - including Chicago Cubs Hall-of-Famer Ernie Banks - urged legislators in Illinois to support the freedom to marry. "Discrimination is wrong, no matter whom the target is," they wrote in a joint letter.

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Black History Month: Black voices speak out in support of same-sex couples

Contemporary black voices are making history every day by raising their voices proudly in favor of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. This month, during Black History Month, we take time to examine how these important voices are shaping the conversation and making history with their support

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6 Academy Award nominees speak out for the freedom to marry

Many of this year's Oscar nominees have been longtime, ardent supporters of the LGBT community and of the freedom to marry. Here are six great quotes from Oscar-nominated artists who support gay and lesbian people and the freedom to marry!

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