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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10 Grammy-nominated musicians raise their voices in support of same-sex couples

Many of the artists who have been nominated for Grammy Awards this year have been vocally and fervently supportive of the LGBT community, same-sex couples, and the freedom to marry. Here are ten great quotes from Grammy-nominated artists who support the freedom to marry!

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Marriage takes center stage in the 2012 Out 100

In this year's Out 100, Out magazine's countdown of the 100 most compelling lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in the world, the freedom to marry took center stage. In addition to profiling a number of outspoken advocates who have pushed for the freedom to marry, the magazine also spotlighted two of our favorite same-sex couples and a Freedom to Marry board member, Jordan Roth.

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