Postedon Aug 07, 2012 at 11:00 am
Why Marriage Matters Washington, a project from the Pride Foundation and Freedom to Marry, released their second video in their public information campaign focused on heightening support for the freedom to marry in Washington state. The new ad features a reverend and his wife talking about why they want their son, Jonathan, to be able to marry his long-term partner Ryan.
Postedon Jul 30, 2012 at 05:15 pm
This week, media conglomerate Viacom joined the ranks of Google, CBS, Zynga, Levi Strauss and others in filing court briefs opposing the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, while influential business leaders contribute record donations to the freedom to marry campaign. Amazon and Microsoft leaders have also contributed to the marriage campaign with hefty monetary donations.
Postedon Jul 27, 2012 at 11:30 am
Tonight, during the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, two new television advertisements will debut in Washington and Maine to make the case for the freedom to marry. The ads feature people speaking out about why marriage matters to them and why the support the freedom to marry for all couples. The debuts come at a critical time - we're just 100 days away from the November 6, 2012 election, when voters in Washington and Maine will be asked to vote on marriage at the ballot.
Postedon Jul 25, 2012 at 09:43 am
Over the past few months, we've seen conservative voices become an essential part of the campaign to win marriage nationwide. Now, the four states facing ballot initiatives in the November 6, 2012 election - Washington, Maine, Minnesota, and Maryland - are capitalizing on that momentum by shoring up support among conservatives and encouraging them to make their voices heard.
Postedon Jul 10, 2012 at 12:00 pm
During the month of June, Washington United for Marriage raised $952,267, the organization's highly monthly intake yet. Total contributions to Washington United now surpass $2 million. Ninety percent of contributors in June were Washington residents, and the majority of the donations - 79% of them - were small contributions of $100 or less.
Postedon Jun 25, 2012 at 10:30 am
In a new video from Washington United for Marriage, Pablo Monroy shares the story of how he proposed to his partner and discusses why marriage matters to him.
Postedon Jun 21, 2012 at 03:59 pm
Throughout the month of June, four states - Minnesota, Maine, Maryland, and Washington - are using state Pride events to rally behind the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jun 20, 2012 at 08:43 am
A new poll released out of Washington state yesterday indicated that 51% of voters there believe the freedom to marry should be "legal."
Postedon Jun 19, 2012 at 09:30 am
Last weekend, Richard Carey kicked off his 53-day bike journey across the United States. He'll be biking to raise funds for Freedom to Marry and raise awareness about why marriage matters to same-sex couples nationwide.
Postedon Jun 15, 2012 at 10:00 am
This morning, Richard Carey begins a 53-day bike ride across the country in support of the freedom to marry.