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Georgia Lawyers for the Freedom to Marry launches with more than 200 pledge signers

Today, Southerners for the Freedom to Marry – in partnership with our friends at Georgia Equality – announced Georgia Lawyers for the Freedom to Marry, a bipartisan list of more than 200 Georgia attorneys who are adding their names to the growing list of Georgians who support marriage for same-sex couples.

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Administration extends key federal protections to married same-sex couples

Today, the Obama administration announced that it will take additional steps to provide increased federal respect for same-sex couples’ legal marriages - However, social security protections for married couples will remain unavailable in nearly all states that do not respect marriage for same-sex couples.

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10 Years
 of Marriage, 10 Milestones to Celebrate: How We Got Here

On this 10th anniversary of the freedom to marry in America, let’s take a moment to savor and remember how far we’ve come - and with full victory within reach, let’s re-engage to finish the job and fulfill our goal of winning marriage nationwide!

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Luxembourg overwhelmingly approves marriage bill

Today, June 18, the Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies voted overwhelmingly in favor of the freedom to marry. Same-sex couples will be able to marry in the country in 2015.

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The voices of North Carolina’s gay & lesbian adoptive parents

This post was written by Mark Maxwell, who this year earned a Ph.D Public Policy & Administration from Walden University. The article is an excerpt from Maxwell's dissertation, "Second-Parent Adoption: North Carolina Same-Sex Couples and Foster Care Adoptions."

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Ask Evan Wolfson Anything on Reddit

On Wednesday, June 25 at 12:30 EST, Evan Wolfson will be doing a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA).

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AUGUST 6: 6th Circuit Appeals Court will hear oral arguments in 5 marriage cases

This week, the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit scheduled a date for oral arguments in the appeals of five cases where judges have ruled in favor of the freedom to marry.

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CONTEST: Start a wedding registry and you could win with Shiraz Events!

The launch includes an exciting campaign in which anyone who creates a “Wedding Registry” page benefiting Freedom to Marry will be entered into a drawing to win free wedding planning services from Jason Mitchell Kahn, wedding planner at Shiraz Events.

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Reflecting on the 47th anniversary of ‘Loving v. Virginia’ at the Supreme Court

Today is the 47th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Loving v. Virginia, a landmark ruling that declared bans on interracial marriage in the United States unconstitutional.

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Hoosiers Unite for Marriage launches to amplify why marriage matters in Indiana

Today, marriage supporters from across the state of Indiana came together to launch Hoosiers Unite for Marriage, a robust, broadbased bipartisan campaign to move marriage forward and make the case that Indiana is ready for the freedom to marry.

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