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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This week, Freedom to Marry was named an official honoree for the 2014 Webby Awards – called the “Internet’s highest honor” by the New York Times – for a video produced as part of its “Freedom to Serve” video series.
Today a three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver heard oral arguments in Bishop v. Smith, a federal case challenging Oklahoma’s ban on marriage for gay couples.
Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry is launching a $1 million campaign to reform the national Republican Party platform between now and the 2016 GOP convention.
Today U.S. District Judge Timothy Black struck down part of a constitutional amendment in Ohio that denies gay couples the freedom to marry and withholds legal respect for gay couples who have gotten married.
Today a three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver heard oral arguments in Kitchen v. Herbert, a federal case challenging Utah’s ban on marriage for gay couples.
As federal appeals courts begin to hear marriage cases across the country, Freedom to Marry released a national television ad featuring former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson. Simpson, a Republican, represented Wyoming for 18 years and held senior leadership positions.
Today U.S. District Judge Timothy Black announced that he will strike down part of a constitutional amendment in Ohio that denies legal respect to gay couples who have gotten married. He will issue the ruling on or before April 14.
Next week a three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver is set to hear a significant case on the freedom to marry for gay couples.
Today Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the federal government would respect the legal marriages of same-sex couples in Michigan.
Today Republican Mayor Kevin Faulconer of San Diego became a chair of Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, joining fellow chairs Kasim Reed of Atlanta; Julián Castro of San Antonio; Michael Nutter of Philadelphia; Annise Parker of Houston; Greg Stanton of Phoenix; and Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles.