Postedon Feb 09, 2011 at 08:30 am
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.
Postedon Feb 03, 2011 at 07:00 am
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.
Postedon Feb 02, 2011 at 05:42 pm
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.
Postedon Feb 02, 2011 at 05:17 pm
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.
Postedon Feb 02, 2011 at 02:30 pm
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.
Postedon Feb 02, 2011 at 10:00 am
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.
Postedon Feb 01, 2011 at 04:57 pm
The Iowa House today passed a constitutional amendment that would ban marriage, civil union, and domestic partnerships for gay couples in the state. Proposed amendments to the state's constitution must be passed by two consecutive legislatures, then approved by referendum.
Postedon Feb 01, 2011 at 06:30 am
A recent study by The Williams Institute showing the South to be home to more gay parents than any other region in the nation demonstrates clearly why winning the freedom to marry nationally is crucial to gay and lesbian families.