Former MassEquality Exec. Dir. joins Freedom to Marry

Former Executive Director of MassEquality, Marc Solomon, will join Freedom to Marry as a Senior Consultant November 4, 2010.

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Activists: Mormon beliefs factor in LGBT struggles

In a faith where the traditional family is deeply woven into theology and where there is seemingly no line between religion and culture, the potential losses for LGBT Mormons who come out can be devastating.

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Victory by Whitman and Cooley in CA could revive Proposition 8 appeal

Whoever wins the California governor's race and the state attorney general's race could determine the future of the freedom to marry, as it winds its way through the courts.

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How Jerry Brown has been fighting for gay rights since long before Prop 8

Carly Schwartz discusses the long pro-gay rights career of California gubernatorial candidate, Jerry Brown, a Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality.

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Christian and Jewish clergy voice support for freedom to marry ruling

A dozen Christian and Jewish clergy offered support Wednesday for a U.S. District Court ruling in August that found California’s ban on marriage equality unconstitutional.

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Marriage equality IS on the ballot this year

Make no mistake—marriage equality IS on the ballot this year, and in several states around the country we have an opportunity to take enormous steps towards ending discrimination against gay and lesbian families.

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Prop. 8 opponents make arguments to appeals court

Gay rights advocates say a federal appeals court can restore the freedom to marry in California without deciding the constitutionality of the ballot measure that eliminated it - because, they argue, the measure's sponsors have no rights of their own at stake.

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San Francisco tells CA Appeals Court Prop 8 Is ‘Peculiarly Irrational’

The city of San Francisco told a federal appeals court Monday that "Proposition 8 is peculiarly irrational under California law."

Lawyers for the city made the argument in a brief asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold an August ruling in which U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker struck down California's ban on marriage equality.

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Poll: Support for the freedom to marry grows in Long Beach, CA

Long Beach voters' support of allowing gay couples to marry has increased since the passage of Proposition 8 in 2008 according to our new LBPOST.com/Probolsky Research poll among likely Long Beach voters.

The poll found that 57.8% of likely Long Beach voters would legalize the freedom to marry and 32.3% oppose with 6.5% undecided.

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Cowan-Wolfson: A quiet shift in GOP stance on the freedom to marry

Jon Cowan and Freedom to Marry's Evan Wolfson discuss the possible causes and implications of the GOP not displaying its usual anti-gay election-year demagoguery.

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