Postedon Dec 18, 2012 at 12:30 pm
Today, we're celebrating the anniversary of the freedom to marry passing in Washington, D.C. by sharing 12 beautiful wedding photos from one of the hundreds of loving same-sex couples who have married since the law took effect in March 2010 - JaLissa Coffee-Sterrett and Janell Sterrett.
Postedon Oct 30, 2012 at 11:15 am
In the 2011-2012 election cycle, when four states have been gearing up for months for marriage-related ballot initiatives at the polls, we've seen more people of faith than ever speaking out in support of the freedom to marry. The past few weeks have brought out even more support for marriage among people of faith in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington.
Postedon Oct 02, 2012 at 04:30 pm
Yesterday, Washington United for Marriage, the coalition working to uphold the freedom to marry in Washington, released two new television advertisements that will begin airing across the state. Both of the ads discuss the role of religion in Washington residents' support for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Aug 31, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Yesterday, Minnesotans United posted a video of Pastor Doug Donley from the University Baptist Church in Minneapolis. In the video, Pastor Donley shares his feelings on the amendment and discusses why, as a Baptist, he feels compelled to rally against discrimination.
Postedon Aug 27, 2012 at 11:45 am
This week, Anglican Bishop Alan Wilson, who has served as the Bishop of Buckingham in the Diocese of Oxford for the Church of England since 2003, recorded a video as part of Out 4 Marriage, a British campaign that encourages prominent individuals to express their support for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Aug 06, 2012 at 10:38 am
"A priest, a minister, and a rabbi walk into a bar..." So begins the well-known joke that usually ends in an inappropriate punchline. But last week, Minnesotans United for All Families employed the humorous conceit for thier latest video, which urges Minnesota voters that banning the freedom to marry in the state's constitution is not compatible with religious ideals.
Postedon Jul 20, 2012 at 02:30 pm
A beautiful new essay from a lesbian Jewish rabbi in Tablet chronicles her wedding to another female rabbi and outlines how her grandmother grew to accept her. The essay provides a lens into how traditional Jewish communities can grow to not only accept - but to celebrate - their gay and lesbian family members.
Postedon Jun 11, 2012 at 04:00 pm
In Minnesota, a diverse array of faith communities are joining together in opposition of a ballot initiative that seeks to prohibit the freedom to marry in the state.
Postedon Jun 08, 2012 at 10:30 am
This weekend, a group of Catholics in Baltimore, Maryland will hold a rally and discussion in support of the freedom to marry for all couples. The group will be discussing strategies for ensuring that the freedom to marry is upheld in Maryland when it goes to the ballot in November.
Postedon Jun 01, 2012 at 11:00 am
Yesterday, a number of religious groups across the country applauded the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals' declaration that the so-called Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.