Postedon May 09, 2014 at 02:00 pm
Yesterday, exactly two years after the passage of Amendment One, the constitutional amendment in North Carolina that bans same-sex couples from marrying or attaining any form of family status in the state, same-sex couples took a stand for equality in Raleigh.
Postedon May 08, 2014 at 05:30 am
Today, couples in Raleigh, NC are taking a stand with the Campaign for Southern Equality, friends, family members, and clergy, through the WE DO campaign. Freedom to Marry caught up with eight of the couples participating - read their stories.
Postedon May 07, 2014 at 03:30 pm
Today, May 7, a same-sex couple in Alabama filed a new federal lawsuit, Searcy v. Bentley, seeking legal respect for their marriage license.
Postedon May 07, 2014 at 10:30 am
That's why the Campaign for Southern Equality has been organizing and mobilizing LGBT people and supporters across the South for the past few years with the WE DO Campaign. And tomorrow, we will mark the second year since Amendment One’s passage by taking action again in Raleigh.
Postedon Apr 18, 2014 at 11:30 am
Last week, in his State of the City address, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer called for the freedom to marry in Florida while championing Orlando's commitment to protecting same-sex couples and providing a safe and welcoming place for all families.
Postedon Apr 17, 2014 at 12:15 pm
Today, April 17 at 1:00pm CT, a hearing will be held in Little Rock, Arkansas in Wright v. Arkansas, a lawsuit filed last summer in state court by private lawyers on behalf of eleven same-sex couples.
Postedon Apr 15, 2014 at 11:00 am
A new video by filmmaker Karla Murphy tracks the impact that anti-marriage laws have on gay and lesbian couples, perhaps most visibly on Tax Day, by focusing on one couple who live in North Carolina and are married.
Postedon Apr 11, 2014 at 12:30 pm
This week, a new poll from The 2014 Louisiana Survey has tracked increasing support for the freedom to marry in Louisiana. The poll shows that in just one year, support for marriage across the state increased by 3 points, with 42% of residents saying they are supportive.
Postedon Apr 09, 2014 at 01:45 pm
Today, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation, and private lawyers filed a new federal lawsuit seeking immediate respect for the marriages of three same-sex couples with life-threatening medical conditions.
Postedon Apr 09, 2014 at 09:30 am
This week, Luci Baines Johnson and Lynda Bird Johnson Robb, the daughters of President Lyndon B. Johnson, explained that their father would have likely been supportive of the freedom to marry for all.