Postedon Jan 04, 2012 at 12:24 pm
Days before the start of the state's legislative session, Washington Governor Chris Gregoire announced that she will introduce legislation to extend marriage to gay and lesbian couples.
Postedon Dec 13, 2011 at 03:08 pm
Today, Freedom to Marry, EqualityMaine, Courage Campaign, GLAD, Maine Women's Lobby and the ACLU of Maine hand delivered over 2,300 signatures from Senator Susan Collins' constituents asking her to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act.
Postedon Oct 11, 2011 at 02:53 pm
Join Thalia Zepatos, Director of Public Engagement at Freedom to Marry, this Thursday, October 13th from 6 pm-8 pm to hear her speak on American public opinion data and the freedom to marry.
Postedon Sep 23, 2011 at 08:24 am
Today, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen announced that she would be the first Republican member of Congress to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act (H.R. 1116), sponsored by Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), to repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Sep 12, 2011 at 03:34 pm
After Senator Barbara Mikulski announced that she would cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, Freedom to Marry supporters in Maryland were quick to send messages thanking the Senator for her support.
Postedon Aug 17, 2011 at 09:21 am
This Friday, Violeta Pando will find out whether or not she will be separated from her wife, Sujey, who faces deportation back to Mexico. Although Violeta and Sujey are legally married, the federal government will not allow Violeta to sponsor Sujey because the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) keeps the government from recognizing their marriage for the purposes of immigration.
Postedon Aug 08, 2011 at 02:31 pm
In this profile, Rev. Dr. Rebecca Ann Parker talks about why she views the freedom to marry "as an expansion of joy."