Same-sex couples fight for marriage in Mississippi

Today, October 20, the Campaign for Southern Equality filed a federal lawsuit in Mississippi on behalf of two same-sex couples fighting for Mississippi to both respect out-of-state marriages as well as allow marriage between same-sex couples.

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President Obama says the Constitution requires the freedom to marry nationwide

In a recent interview with The New Yorker, President Obama voiced his support for the freedom to marry in all states in the United States.

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Wyoming judge strikes down laws denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples

Today, October 17, U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in Wyoming in a federal legal case that challenged the state’s anti-marriage constitutional amendment.

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Arizona judge rules in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down state ban

Today, October 17, U.S. District Court Judge John Sedgwick ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in Arizona in a federal legal case that challenged the state’s anti-marriage constitutional amendment.

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The freedom to marry takes effect in Scotland on December 31

This week, the Scottish parliament announced that same-sex couples can begin to get married in Scotland on December 31.

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Same-sex couples file legal challenge to bring marriage home in South Carolina

On October 14, Lambda Legal and South Carolina Equality filed a federal case in the United States District Court of South Carolina on behalf of a same-sex couple seeking to get married in the state.

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This volunteer firefighter hopes that soon, all of America will respect his daughter’s marriage

Five years ago, Donald Kish met his daughter Samantha’s friend Erin. At first, that’s all he thought she was: Samantha’s newest friend. A few years later, however, Samantha told him the truth: She and Erin were in love.

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Finishing the Job: how marriage is moving forward nationwide

Now, as momentum surges across the country, it is more important for supporters to do all they can to speak out for the freedom to marry nationwide. Here's what's going on in the 4 other states set up for the freedom to marry soon, plus the 15 where same-sex couples continue to be denied the freedom to marry.

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Milestone: More freedom-to-marry states now than when SCOTUS ruled in ‘Loving v. Virginia’

We have now won more freedom-to-marry states for same-sex couples (35) than we had won for interracial couples prior to the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling in Loving v. Virginia (34).

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VIDEO: Evan Wolfson speaks on C-SPAN on the importance of marriage

On Saturday, October 11, Freedom to Marry president and founder Evan Wolfson appeared on C-SPAN to speak about the incredible momentum for the freedom to marry across the country since the Supreme Court's decision to deny review of 5 rulings in favor of the freedom to marry last Monday.

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