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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Today, in response to a threat by the so-called National Organization for Marriage to spend $250,000 ousting Republican legislators in Washington state who vote for the freedom to marry, Thalia Zepatos, Director of Public Engagement at Freedom to Marry, released the following statement.
Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, will launch Mayors for the Freedom to Marry at a press conference during the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, D.C., on January 20.
The following is a joint statement from Lambda Legal, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, the American Civil Liberties Union, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, and Freedom to Marry.
Today New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney and House Speaker Sheila Oliver announced that they will fast-track and prioritize legislation that would end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage in New Jersey.
Today, gay and lesbian couples joined four state and national organizations in delivering more than 1,000 signatures urging Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT) to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would overturn the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Today Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) announced his support for the Respect for Marriage Act, making him the 32nd sponsor of the landmark bill that would repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Today, six state and national organizations delivered more than 2,000 signatures urging Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) to become the 32nd sponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Today, following the announcement by the National Defense Authorization Act conference committee that proposed anti-gay amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act would be dropped, Evan Wolfson, founder and President of Freedom to Marry, released the following statement.
Today, following the announcement that the Department of Defense opposes the proposed inclusion of anti-gay amendments in the National Defense Authorization Act, Evan Wolfson, founder and President of Freedom to Marry, released the following statement.
Today Freedom to Marry, Courage Campaign, and Equality Pennsylvania launched the next phase of their campaign urging Senator Robert Casey of Pennsylvania to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).