Game On, New York

As the New York legislature comes back into session this week, Freedom to Marry and New Yorkers United for Marriage—the new coalition we founded with Empire State Pride Agenda, the Human Rights Campaign, Log Cabin Republicans of New York, and Marriage Equality New York—are stepping up our campaign to move a marriage bill in Albany and get it to Governor Cuomo’s desk.

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Delaware legalizes civil unions

On Thursday, Delaware made strides towards eliminating marriage discrimination, passing a bill legalizing civil unions for gay and lesbian couples.

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Watch: Iowa Teen Zach Wahls on Ellen

Zach Wahls, the amazing 18 year old who passionately defended the his two moms and the freedom to marry in Iowa, appeared today on the Ellen DeGeneres Show.

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Why Marriage Matters: Let’s Start the Conversation

Thalia Zepatos, Freedom to Marry's Director of Public Engagement, explains Why Marriage Matters, our groundbreaking new public educational campaign that cuts to the heart of why marriage matters to gay families.

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What We Can Learn from Illinois

Freedom to Marry President Evan Wolfson explains that while the new Illinois civil union law is a step forward, only marriage provides the full measure of respect, clarity, security, responsibilities, and protection same-sex couples and their families need.

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Must-Watch Video: college student tells Iowa House why marriage matters to his family

One of the more than 100 people who spoke at Monday's Iowa House hearing on a proposed anti-marriage amendment was 19-year old Zach Wahls – watch this video to find out why his stirring testimony is going viral.

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Maryland GOP state senator courageously gets behind marriage bill

In Maryland today, Republican State Senator Allan Kittleman announced that he will vote for a bill that would bring the freedom to marry to the state.

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Freedom to Marry’s Sean Eldridge on Marriage – Personal and Political

In an interview on Swirl Radio, Freedom to Marry Political Director Sean Eldridge spoke about the state of the marriage movement in America, as well as his own recent engagement to Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes.

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Barbara Bush, marriage equality & Obama

Jonathan Capehart makes the case for President Obama conducting a "series of under-the-radar meetings to help him in the 'evolution' of his stance and thinking on marriage for same-sex couples."

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Two Iowa Senate democrats say loyalty to Gronstal trumps support for marriage amendment

A handful of Senate Democrats who would be the deciding votes on an amendment to ban marriage equality said Tuesday they won't join minority Republicans to force a vote this year.

Barring a change of heart, that means the effort to allow a public vote on a constitutional amendment to ban the freedom to marry is dead in the Iowa Legislature this session.

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