Donate to Freedom to Marry today to support equality, respect and dignity

Sam and Julia Thoron share their personal reasons for donating to Freedom to Marry and urge others to do the same.

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Bishop Robinson: What Are Religious Texts Really Saying About Gay and Transgender Rights?

Bishop Gene Robinson explains how religious texts can be taken out of context and their meaning twisted. He also notes what he sees as an exciting time for the LGBT community in moving toward equal rights.

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With Democratic gains in state Senate, Maryland poised to approve marriage equality

A majority of senators on a key committee in Maryland now favor legalizing the freedom to marry, making it increasingly likely that the state will join five others and the District in allowing such unions.

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Voice for Equality: The Rev. Jesse Jackson

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as shadow senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson called into the community gathering at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals courthouse hosted by Marriage Equality USA on Monday and shared extensive remarks in support of marriage equality and Judge Walker's Prop 8 ruling.

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Blocking of same-sex benefits goes further than planned

A group of conservative Christians set out to block El Paso, Texas, from granting health-care benefits to same-sex partners of city-government employees.

But the ballot measure they helped pass in November may also end up stripping benefits from many others, including retired policemen and firefighters.

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Judges that will hear Prop 8 case called ‘a very good panel’ for marriage equality supporters

Two judges appointed by Democratic presidents and one named by a Republican will decide if a San Francisco trial judge improperly struck down California’s same-sex marriage ban, a federal appeals court announced Monday, Nov. 29.

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Fighting the “Gay Agenda,” not so much of a political winner anymore

On military service, marriage and parenting, Americans' views on gay rights are changing significantly.

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Editorial: Marriage injustice

The Washington Post Editorial Board: "DOMA was created for the purposes of 'defending and nurturing the institution of traditional heterosexual marriage,' 'defending traditional notions of morality' and 'protecting state sovereignty and democratic self-governance' - dubious goals, at best."

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Gay FL couple together 29 years: We’re “disgusted” we can’t marry

They've been together 29 years. They own a house together in Seminole Heights. They even have wedding rings.

But Andy Turek, 72, and Eddie Sherotski, 57, are not legally married.

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Double Dose of DOMA Challenges

The Defense of Marriage Act is due for a two-pronged attack on Tuesday, as two separate organizations and sets of lawyers, representing different plaintiffs, plan to file lawsuits in federal court challenging the federal definition of marriage.

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