New York Ranger Sean Avery Comes Out for Marriage

New York Ranger Sean Avery became the first professional athlete in New York to announce his support for the freedom to marry.

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“We Wanted to Be a Family”

Why do people get married? There are plenty of practical reasons that might not be so romantic – but for most of us, it's to bring a relationship to the next level. It's a declaration of love and commitment in front of family, friends, and the world. That was the reason for Chris Herbert and Tim Long.

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Charles Barkley speaks out against anti-gay discrimination

Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality, Charles Barkley, spoke out Monday during a pre-game tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. against anti-gay discrimination.

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Engaging news of Facebook

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, 27 -- who's been dubbed "the kid who made Obama president" for organizing his social networking site, My.BarackObama.com, during the historic 2008 campaign -- is planning to marry his long-term boyfriend, Sean Eldridge.

Sean Eldridge is the political director here at Freedom to Marry, overseeing communications, development, and federal initiatives.

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Marriage equality isn’t revolutionary. It’s just the next step in marriage’s evolution.

Stephanie Coontz explains how marriage has been radically transformed over time and makes the case that marriage for same-sex couples is simply a logical extension of that transformation.

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Wolfson/Gallagher ‘Economist’ debate concludes with lopsided win for marriage equality

The "Economist" debate between Freedom to Marry's Evan Wolfson and NOM's Maggie Gallagher concluded with almost two thirds of the online votes being 'yes' for marriage equality being legalized.

We thank those who voted and encourage everyone to keep having conversations and sharing your perspectives.

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Miss New York adopts gay rights platform in Miss America Pageant

Instead of sticking to something safe, Miss New York Claire Buffie will be championing gay rights as part of her campaign to become the next Miss America.

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Two Men and Two Babies

Neil Patrick Harris and partner David Burtka share stories and pictures of their new twins, Harper Grace and Gideon Scott, in the new issue of "People" magazine.

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Federally-funded website ignores same-sex couples

The federal government is giving grants to an organization (Twoofus.org) which outrightly practices discrimination and blames it on a government policy.

If eHarmony.com is required by law to include same-sex couples, shouldn’t a federally-funded marriage/relationship website?

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Obama: “Prepared to implement” DADT, “attitudes evolving” on marriage equality

In and exclusive oval office interview with "The Advocate," President Obama says the Pentagon is "prepared to implement" repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” and it will take months not years.

He also says he's “wrestling” with the issue of marriage equality.

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