Postedon Sep 07, 2012 at 10:00 am
In President Barack Obama's speech accepting the Democratic nomination for president, which closed the Democratic National Convention, he continued discussing LGBT issues in what amounts to a historic level of visibility for the LGBT community at a convention for a major U.S. political party.
Postedon Aug 02, 2012 at 10:00 am
Yesterday, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and 83 additional members of Congress sent a letter to the Obama administration urging the President to take formal action on a statement he made last year about working to protect binational same-sex couples.
Postedon Jun 13, 2012 at 10:50 am
At a speech in Baltimore yesterday, President Barack Obama spoke out against anti-gay activists who are working to overturn the freedom to marry in Maryland. He urged voters to uphold marriage for same-sex couples at the ballot this November.
Postedon Jun 04, 2012 at 10:00 am
Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama released a video answering Twitter users' questions, and one of the questions focused on her views on the freedom to marry.
Postedon May 25, 2012 at 12:00 pm
A new poll from The Washington Post and ABC demonstrates that a majority of black Americans now support the freedom to marry, with 59 percent of black respondents saying they agree with the President.
Postedon May 18, 2012 at 02:36 pm
Garden State Equality, the largest civil rights organization in New Jersey, has been working hard to override Gov. Chris Christie's veto of the freedom to marry.
Postedon May 14, 2012 at 08:30 am
This afternoon, at the Barnard College graduation ceremony, President Barack Obama will receive the Barnard Medal of Distinction, the school's highest honor, which is also being presented to Freedom to Marry's Founder and President Evan Wolfson.
Postedon May 11, 2012 at 10:10 am
This week, news organizations and progressive groups from across the country and around the world have been covering the freedom to marry as one of the biggest stories of the week, largely thanks to President Barack Obama's discussion of his views on marriage.