Same-sex couple in Illinois makes history with state’s first legal marriage

Last week, on November 27, Vernita Gray and Pat Ewert became the first same-sex couple ever to marry in Illinois. The women were granted an emergency marriage license by a federal court last Monday.

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Photos: 7 couples from Wisconsin share why marriage matters

Here, Freedom to Marry catches up with seven of the couples who participated in the Shall Not Be Recognized portrait exhibit. They share how life in Wisconsin has progressed in six years and discuss the impact of this year's Supreme Court ruling striking down the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.

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West Point military academy hosts first wedding ceremony between two men

This weekend, two graduates from West Point military academy became the first men to marry at Cadet Chapel, the landmark chapel at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

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6 New Jersey couples who finally have the freedom to marry

Yesterday, October 21, 2013, New Jersey became the 14th state to extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples across the state. Here are six couples from New Jersey celebrating this week's victory

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VICTORY: NJ Governor withdraws appeal; the freedom to marry is the law of the land!

This morning, as the clock moved from midnight to 12:01 a.m., same-sex couples across the state of New Jersey began to marry, declaring their love and commitment for each other as New Jersey became the fourteenth state to begin marrying same-sex couples.

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Love Inc. magazine launches as an equal destination for all love and all weddings

Last week, Love Inc. Magazine, a new online publication devoted to equally featuring love and commitment (and the fabulous wedding celebrations that accompany that love) between different-sex couples and same-sex couples. The fully integrated digital magazine showcases weddings for straight couples and same-sex couples, grabbing inspiration from weddings across the spectrum.

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Congratulations to newly engaged and newly married Freedom to Marry staffers!

It was a big weekend for marriage in the personal lives of the Freedom to Marry staff. One of our team members got engaged to her boyfriend on Friday, and one of our newest staffers tied the knot on Saturday afternoon.

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Judge who made marriage history officiates at his lesbian daughter’s wedding

As Levinson officiated his daughter's ceremony, he thought back to the conversation he shared with his daughter when she came out to him - and to his landmark ruling in support of the freedom to marry in Hawaii 20 years ago.

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WATCH: This man’s amazing wedding vows to his husband are sure to move you to tears

This summer, Jordan and Devon tied the knot and said "I Do" in a wedding ceremony in Los Angeles, CA after four years of commitment. Their wedding video is a gorgeous look into the couple's big day.

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Ashley & Gabriela: building our life, celebrating our love in NJ

When Ashley Jestat took a vacation to the Dominican Republic in 2002, she had no idea that she would meet the love of her life. While staying with her family at a vacation resort, Ashley met Gabriela Giuliani, who was back in the Dominican Republic, where she was born and grew up before moving to New Jersey over 25 years ago, visiting family and friends.

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