Celebrating our first wedding anniversary after 31 years

One year ago, on May 18th, 2013, I married my best friend and the love of my life. It was one of the most spectacular days of my life. Even the cloudy skies and rain couldn’t dampen a day we had been planning for years.

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Joel Benjamin photographs first couples to marry in Massachusetts 10 Years Later

To reflect on this anniversary, Massachusetts-based photographer Joel Benjamin snapped photos of the pioneering gay and lesbian couples who married in the Bay State in 2004, including portraits all seven of the couples from the landmark case.

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Thank You, Ralph and Paul: Reflecting on 10 years of marriage in Massachusetts

For me, Ralph and Paul’s marriage embodied powerfully what the significance of what transpired on May 17, 2004, when legal marriage for same-sex couples became real for the first time in American history.

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Same-sex couples in Idaho celebrate a big win for marriage in the Gem State

On May 13, 2014 U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale, a federal judge in Idaho, ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, and now couples across the state are celebrating! Meet just a few of the amazing couples celebrating this huge step forward for marriage in the Gem State.

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PHOTOS: First marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples in the South

This morning, after yesterday's landmark ruling in Wright v. Arkansas, where a circuit judge struck down an Arkansas law that prohibits same-sex couples from marrying in the state, same-sex couples began marrying in Eureka Springs, AR.

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Meet the couples taking action for marriage in NC 2 years after Amendment One

Today, couples in Raleigh, NC are taking a stand with the Campaign for Southern Equality, friends, family members, and clergy, through the WE DO campaign. Freedom to Marry caught up with eight of the couples participating - read their stories.

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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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Same-sex couples share hopes for the future of the freedom to marry in Arkansas

This week, as the country awaits a ruling on the freedom to marry in Arkansas, Freedom to Marry caught up with families across Arkansas, including four plaintiff couples from Wright v. Arkansas, the named plaintiffs in a separate case filed in federal court, and others.

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Q&A: Wedding experts discuss the art and impact of ‘Capturing Love’ between gay couples

Kathryn Hamm and Thea Dodds authored 'The New Art of Capturing Love' - and to mark the book's upcoming release, they sat down with Freedom to Marry and answered some questions about wedding photography, their personal stories, and how wedding celebrations help personalize the political.

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A same-sex couple in Kentucky urges governor: don’t appeal equality

This guest column was written by Summer Davies on behalf of herself, her wife Sarah, and their daughter Kate. Now, with their Governor indicating that he will appeal the ruling, the couple speaks out about their family and urges their governor to stop standing in the way of equality.

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