Postedon Feb 27, 2014 at 02:15 pm
Today, U.S. District Court Judge John Heyburn finalized his February 12 decision in Bourke v. Beshear. Effective immediately, legally married same-sex couples are recognized as such by the state of Kentucky.
Postedon Feb 26, 2014 at 02:30 pm
Today, February 26, 2014, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ruled that laws in Texas prohibiting same-sex couples from marrying are unconstitutional. The judge also issued a stay on the ruling pending appeal.
Postedon Feb 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm
This week, Mayor Esther Manheimer, the newly elected mayor of Asheville, North Carolina, signed onto Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, a coalition of nearly 400 mayors from across the country who support marriage for same-sex couples.
Postedon Feb 24, 2014 at 08:00 am
Today, Freedom to Marry is launching Southerners for the Freedom to Marry, a new campaign in partnership with 12 Southern equality organizations that will amplify the voices of marriage supporters in the South.
Postedon Feb 24, 2014 at 07:30 am
In a new video from Freedom to Marry, United States Congressman John Lewis from Atlanta, Georgia speaks out about why he supports marriage for same-sex couples. The video marks the launch of Southerners for the Freedom to Marry, for which Congressman Lewis serves as an honorary co-chair.
Postedon Feb 24, 2014 at 07:00 am
We are proud to present this new bipartisan organizing effort, Southerners for the Freedom to Marry, alongside 13 honorary co-chairs. Read all about the co-chairs, who hail from nine of the 14 states involved in Southerners for the Freedom to Marry.
Postedon Feb 20, 2014 at 11:30 am
GUEST POST: By Juan Luque, who lives with his partner, Patrick Duffy outside of Tampa, FL. Juan addresses Pam Bondi, the Attorney General of Florida, in response to a lawsuit filed in Florida on behalf of same-sex couples seeking the freedom to marry.
Postedon Feb 13, 2014 at 10:30 pm
Tonight, February 13, same-sex couples in Virginia got an early Valentine's Day present when a federal judge ruled that the ban on same-sex couples from marrying in Virginia is unconstitutional. The judge stayed the ruling pending an appeal.
Postedon Feb 13, 2014 at 02:00 pm
Today, Texas State Senator Wendy Davis spoke out about why marriage matters in her state, explaining that she supports the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.
Postedon Feb 13, 2014 at 01:00 pm
Today, February 13, 2014, the Southern Poverty Law Center filed a new federal marriage lawsuit in Alabama on behalf of a man seeking recognition as the surviving spouse of another man.