Postedon May 08, 2013 at 04:00 pm
One year ago, on May 9, 2012, President Barack Obama made history when he announced that he supports the freedom to marry for all loving and committed same-sex couples. The president's evolution increased momentum for marriage like never before, empowering many other political figures, business leaders, and community members to stop and reflect on their own views about why marriage matters.
Postedon Apr 24, 2013 at 01:30 pm
Twenty years ago, Justice Steven Levinson and the Hawaii Supreme Court made history. They became the first appellate court in global history to find that a state constitution presumptively prohibited the exclusion of same-sex couples from access to marriage. As the anniversary of the ruling he authored approaches, Justice Steven Levinson reflects on the ruling and looks ahead to the future of the freedom to marry.
Postedon Apr 16, 2013 at 12:30 pm
At the end of March - in front of the backdrop of the U.S. Supreme Court hearing oral arguments in two landmark marriage cases - Lindsey Dawson and Jessica Chipoco married in a gorgeous outdoor ceremony in Maryland. Check out beautiful photos from their wedding!
Postedon Apr 12, 2013 at 09:00 am
Bill Horn and Scout Masterson are hoping that their daughter Simone gets an extra special birthday present shortly after she turns 3 this June: The chance to see her fathers marry, after over a decade of commitment.
Postedon Mar 29, 2013 at 01:00 pm
On Wednesday, Freedom to Marry Founder and President Evan Wolfson appeared on Fox News to square off against Tony Perkins from the Family Research Council on why marriage matters and how the Supreme Court can stand on the Right Side of History this year.
Postedon Mar 29, 2013 at 11:00 am
No one knows what the Supreme Court will rule, but this week, Americans made their stance clear: We are ready for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Mar 26, 2013 at 07:00 am
All week long, Freedom to Marry will be live-blogging the oral arguments in the Supreme Court cases, providing you with background information about the cases, and ensuring that you have the most up-to-date information available.
Postedon Mar 01, 2013 at 05:00 pm
Dozens of briefs have been filed in the past week in the DOMA and Prop 8 Supreme Court cases. Here's a round-up of thirteen diverse groups that spoke out for the freedom to marry through briefs in either the Windsor or Hollingworth cases.
Postedon Mar 01, 2013 at 01:45 pm
This morning, 212 Democratic members of Congress - led by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi filed an amicus brief in Windsor v. United States, the Supreme Court case challenging the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits federal respect for legal marriages between same-sex couples.
Postedon Feb 28, 2013 at 03:30 pm
UPDATED 7:00pm: This evening, President Barack Obama and the Department of Justice filed an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in 'Hollingsworth v. Perry,' urging that Proposition 8, the ballot initiative that anti-gay activists succeeded in pushing through in November 2008 to strip same-sex couples of the freedom to marry in California in 2008, should be oveturned.