VIDEO: A Florida father pays tribute to his deceased husband by fighting for marriage

This year, Jorge Goytizolo in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida is mourning the death of his husband, Philip Parrish, who passed away in May after a sudden diagnosis of brain cancer. Now, Jorge is working hard to protect his twin children, Santiago Philip and Ella Starr.

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VIDEO: Two Southern mothers build their family without the protections of marriage

In a new Freedom to Marry video, Jessica and Chi from Alabama share their story of building their lives with their 7-year-old daughter. "Everyone wants to believe that if you do what you're supposed to do, your family will be taken care of. But we don't have that safeguard."

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VIDEO: Former GOP spokesperson James Richardson calls for marriage in Georgia

This speech was delivered by James Richardson, former RNC spokesperson for the Republican National Committee and Governors Barbour and Huntsman, at an October 23 Rally for Marriage in Atlanta, Georgia, organized by Georgia Equality and Freedom to Marry.

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VIDEO: Evan Wolfson speaks on C-SPAN on the importance of marriage

On Saturday, October 11, Freedom to Marry president and founder Evan Wolfson appeared on C-SPAN to speak about the incredible momentum for the freedom to marry across the country since the Supreme Court's decision to deny review of 5 rulings in favor of the freedom to marry last Monday.

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WATCH: ‘Living in Limbo’ documentary showcases lesbian families in Alabama

As a part of our continued focus on winning the South as an integral part the Roadmap to Victory and setting the stage for a national resolution at the Supreme Court, Freedom to Marry is proud to be a partner of State & Union: Lesbian Families Living in the Deep South.

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VIDEO: Commemorating 10 years of the freedom to marry in the United States

Today, May 17, marks the tenth anniversary of the freedom to marry coming to the United States! In 2004, the first same-sex couples in the country married in Massachusetts after a landmark, first-of-its-kind ruling in Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders' case Goodridge v. Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

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WATCH: Sara Bareilles helps same-sex couple plan the perfect proposal in new video

This week, singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles released the video for her new song "I Choose You," in which she helps two couples - a different-sex couple and a same-sex couple - plan the perfect proposal and wedding engagement.

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New ad highlights why marriage matters to all families in Oklahoma

Today, Freedom to Marry and Freedom Oklahoma launched a new 30-second television ad that will run across the state for the next week. The ad features the Cuyler family and focuses on Ed Cuyler, a retired Army colonel who served in the Army for 12 years, with 22 years in the Army reserves.

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CNN’s Margaret Hoover introduces Evan Wolfson at ‘Cheers to 10 Years’ event

This week, at Freedom to Marry's Cheers to 10 Years event celebrating the tenth anniversary of the first marriages between same-sex couples in the United States, CNN political contributor Margaret Hoover joined marriage supporters to talk about why marriage matters.

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Watch: Colorado veterans talk about why marriage matters in new TV ad

This week, Why Marriage Matters Colorado, launched a new statewide television spot featuring a group of local veterans taking a stand for the freedom to marry and speaking out in support of their openly gay friend and comrade.

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