Freedom to Marry is the leading campaign working to win marriage nationwide. We work with a diverse range of partner organizations and supporters from across the country to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from the responsibilities, protections, and commitment of marriage. To learn more about Freedom to Marry, visit About Us.
Reporters looking for a factual breakdown of marriage and relationship recognition laws for same-sex couples in the U.S. can visit our "Where State Laws Stand" webpage.
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Statement from Thalia Zepatos, Director of Public Engagement for Freedom to Marry, on a comprehensive new survey conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute, showing a significant increase in support for civil marriage among people of faith in California.
Statement from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, on today's passage of a freedom to marry bill in Argentina that makes Argentina the first country in South America to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage.
Freedom to Marry's Summer for Marriage tour begins today. With our local, state, and national partners, we've planned pro-marriage events across the country in July and August.
Statement from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, the leading campaign to win marriage equality nationwide, on today’s historic ruling in Gill et al. v. Office of Personnel Management.
Statement from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, the leading campaign to win marriage equality nationwide, on Governor Lingle’s decision to veto the civil union bill in Hawaii.
Today, Freedom to Marry is announcing that we will join National Organization for Marriage in embracing this summer as a Summer for Marriage. We will do this by spreading the word across the country about the importance of ending exclusion from marriage.
Freedom to Marry's Director of Public Engagement, Thalia Zepatos, comments on a new report by New York University professor Patrick J. Egan, Ph.D., underscoring the importance of public education and personal conversations outside of heated political battles in increasing support for the freedom to marry.
More than 20 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality groups and allies today issued the following joint statement regarding Arizona's S.B. 1070:
Freedom to Marry, the leading campaign to win marriage nationwide, today announced a partnership with renowned artist Louise Bourgeois. The 98 year-old artist has created an exclusive art edition for Freedom to Marry entitled I do, 2010, an abstract depiction of two flowers joined on a single stem created with archival dyes on cloth with embroidery. An edition of 300 prints of this exceptional piece will be sold for $1,000 each to support the work of Freedom to Marry.
Today in Boston, eight married same-sex couples and three widowers, represented by the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), will appear in Federal District Court to challenge Section 3 of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" that imposes federal marriage discrimination on same-sex couples.
Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry: "GLAD's historic challenge to DOMA marks an important step on the road to ending federal marriage discrimination and securing the freedom to marry nationwide."