Generational shift a key factor for upward trend in support

Young people around the country are leading the shift in opinion in favor of the freedom to marry.

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Leading Republican and Democratic Pollsters Find Rapid Increase in Support for the Freedom to Marry

New study by bipartisan pollsters shows a rapid increase in support for marriage, changing the political equation as the emerging majority supports the freedom to marry.

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Watching history and making a difference

Freedom to Marry's New Media Intern Samantha Peltz reflects on her personal experience following the historic victory in New York and her dedication to helping end marriage discrimination across the country.

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The Marriage Generation Gap

Freedom to Marry's New Media intern Joe Girton takes a closer look at the rising tide of support for marriage among younger people.

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Must-Watch Video: college student tells Iowa House why marriage matters to his family

One of the more than 100 people who spoke at Monday's Iowa House hearing on a proposed anti-marriage amendment was 19-year old Zach Wahls – watch this video to find out why his stirring testimony is going viral.

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Barbara Bush, marriage equality & Obama

Jonathan Capehart makes the case for President Obama conducting a "series of under-the-radar meetings to help him in the 'evolution' of his stance and thinking on marriage for same-sex couples."

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Bob Kerr: Life gets better when a daughter gets married

Bob Kerr reports on Tony and Sylvia DeLuca will go to the State House to testify in support of the bill legalizing marriage equality in Rhode Island.

Kerr: "They attended the wedding of their daughter Luisa to her partner Brenda Harvey last June in Provincetown, Mass., where marriage is as it should be — a matter of love and commitment between two people."

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Maryland lawmakers expected to act on marriage equality

Maryland appears poised this year to expand the rights of same-sex couples, with the state legislature considering proposals on full marriage benefits as well as a compromise plan that would establish civil unions.

"This is about loving couples," Sean Eldridge, political director for the New York-based advocacy group Freedom to Marry, told lawmakers and supporters Tuesday at an event in Annapolis to promote gay marriage legislation.

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Majority in Maryland supports marriage equality

51 percent of voters say they would favor a law in Maryland allowing same-sex couples to marry, while 44 percent opposed such a law and 5 percent gave no response.

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Opponents of anti-marriage-equality bill rally in Wyoming

The "equality rally" opposed House Bill 74, which passed its first two votes in the state House of Representatives Thursday and Friday. The bill prohibits the recognition of marriages of same-sex couples from outside of Wyoming.

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