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This week, 10th Circuit Appeals Court kicks off wave of appellate arguments

April kicks off another chapter in our campaign to win marriage nationwide: On the 10th and 17th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit will hear oral arguments in Denver, Colorado on the first marriage cases to reach the appellate level, from Utah and Oklahoma, respectively.

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Federal government will respect marriages of same-sex couples in Michigan

Today, the United States Department of Justice announced that the federal government will respect the legal marriages of the 300+ same-sex couples in Michigan who were issued marriage licenses in the state on Saturday, March 22.

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Freedom to Marry president Evan Wolfson to be recognized at Keshet Cabaret Dinner

Tonight, Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson will be honored by Keshet, an LGBT Jewish organization based out of Boston, Massachusetts. Freedom to Marry's National Campaign Director Marc Solomon will present the award to Evan tonight.

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San Diego Mayor Faulconer (R) signs on as chair of Mayors for the Freedom to Marry

This week, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer became the newest chair of Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, a coalition of nearly 400 mayors from across the country who support marriage for same-sex couples.

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Litigation Round-Up: Where the freedom to marry stands in the appeals courts

After last Friday's amazing victory in Michigan - which resulted in several hours of the freedom to marry in some Michigan counties on Saturday - it's a good time to check in on the state of marriage litigation across the country.

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Former Miss Kentucky Djuan Trent joins Southerners for the Freedom to Marry

Today, Djuan Trent, who won the title of Miss Kentucky in 2010 and finished in the Top 10 of the Miss America competition in 2011, signed on as the newest honorary co-chair for Southerners for the Freedom to Marry.

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Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry release memo on Republican support of marriage

Today Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry released a memo outlining recent support of the freedom to marry within the Republican party, including strong Republican polling; vocal support among GOP lawmakers in the states; and the lack of opposition to marriage from Republican electoral candidates.

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Federal judge in Michigan strikes down marriage ban after landmark trial

Today, March 21, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Bernard Friedman, a Reagan appointee, ruled that laws in Michigan prohibiting same-sex couples from marrying are unconstitutional.

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Evan Wolfson shares how we’ll move marriage forward in West Virginia

This week, West Virginia University College of Law hosted Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson for a talk on why marriage matters and how we move marriage forward in West Virginia.

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Farewell to Lee Swislow of Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders

As a national movement leader, Lee Swislow, the departing executive director of Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, has brought her unique skills to our movement: helping us listen to one another better and elevating our ability to collaborate and get things done.

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