Postedon Dec 03, 2010 at 09:30 am
Following his whirlwind visit to Ireland from the 12-15 of November, Marriage Equality are delighted to name Evan Wolfson as December's Advocate of the Month.
Postedon Nov 30, 2010 at 09:30 am
Attorneys fighting for marriage equality in the Prop 8 case at the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals will see at least one friendly face staring back when they give oral arguments next week.
Stephen Reinhardt, a Carter appointee who has been solidly in the liberal wing of the court since he took the bench in 1980, is on the panel, along with Clinton appointee Michael Daley Hawkins and N. Randy Smith, a George W. Bush pick.
Postedon Nov 15, 2010 at 01:30 pm
The Illinois General Assembly this week could consider legislation to legalize civil unions for same-sex couples, giving them many of the same legal rights as married people.
Postedon Nov 08, 2010 at 08:00 am
Many of Freedom to Marry’s Voices for Equality figured prominently in the 2010 election cycle.
Have you checked out our over 1300 VFEs lately?
Postedon Oct 13, 2010 at 09:00 am
Jon Cowan and Freedom to Marry's Evan Wolfson discuss the possible causes and implications of the GOP not displaying its usual anti-gay election-year demagoguery.
Postedon Oct 11, 2010 at 11:00 am
In the wake of recent suicides by LGBT youths, Freedom to Marry executive director, Evan Wolfson, explains how the denial of marriage equality negatively impacts the LGBT community - especially the youngest who are often most vulnerable:
"Scholarly studies have shown that legal inequality, including marriage discrimination, and the way in which the debate over gay people’s aspirations to equality under the law is conducted, has a profoundly negative impact on gay Americans. This is especially true of young people who are deprived of the dream of marrying the person they love and having a family that is legally and socially accepted."
Postedon Oct 07, 2010 at 09:00 am
Evan Wolfson ’78, founder and executive director of Freedom to Marry, and Maggie Gallagher ’82, former president of the National Organization for Marriage, joined about 250 students and guests in Sudler Hall for a YPU debate titled “Resolved: Same-Sex Couples Should be Allowed to Marry.”