Postedon Jun 18, 2012 at 12:15 pm
On Friday, Leon E. Panetta, the U.S. Secretary of Defense, released a video thanking gay and lesbian service members for their commitment to the U.S. military and acknowledging their service, particularly in light of last year's official repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
Postedon Jun 15, 2012 at 04:00 pm
Although Paul and David's marriage is legal in Iowa and other states that recognize marriages between same-sex couples, the fact that Paul is a service member complicates the protections that the government affords to their relationship. The so-called Defense of Marriage Act forces the military to treat their relationship like a second-class marriage.
Postedon Jun 12, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Washington United for Marriage has been busy releasing a series of videos highlighting families who support the freedom to marry. Their latest video features Steve and Robin Boehler, who want all three of their daughters - including their lesbian daughter, Sarah - to be able to celebrate their love and commitment in marriage.
Postedon Jun 11, 2012 at 05:20 pm
Last night, at the 66th Annual Tony Awards, Freedom to Marry board member Jordan Roth took home one of the top awards for producing Clybourne Park. Fellow marriage supporter Audra McDonald won her fifth Tony for her moving and passionate performance in The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.
Postedon Jun 11, 2012 at 12:17 pm
As part of our "Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry" campaign, today we're releasing a video featuring Army Major Stephen Hill and his husband, Joshua Snyder. Earlier this year, Hill was booed during a Republican presidential debate for asking a question about "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
Postedon Jun 08, 2012 at 01:30 pm
On Wednesday, Edith Windsor won her case against the so-called Defense of Marriage Act when Judge Barbara Jones ruled DOMA unconstitutional. In a heartfelt new video today, Windsor thanked everyone who has supported her in time working on the case.
Postedon Jun 04, 2012 at 10:00 am
Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama released a video answering Twitter users' questions, and one of the questions focused on her views on the freedom to marry.
Postedon May 17, 2012 at 03:00 pm
This week, Minnesotans United for All Families released "Freedom," a new video illustrating why the freedom to marry is important for same-sex couples.
Postedon May 08, 2012 at 10:10 am
As the buzz surrounding Vice President Joe Biden's comments about the freedom to marry continues to intensify, national news organizations are beginning to push harder on President Barack Obama's views on the freedom to marry.
Postedon May 07, 2012 at 02:30 pm
Yesterday, Freedom to Marry's Marc Solomon debated Brian Brown from the National Organization for Marriage about how Amendment One in North Carolina will harm gay and lesbian families if it is approved tomorrow.