Publications

The Cost of Inconsistency (PDF)

Nov 06, 2014 at 10:27 am

Freedom to Marry and Out & Equal Workplace Advocates released a report revealing that the remaining patchwork of marriage laws for same-sex couples across the United States is costing businesses in the private sector $1.3 billion every year.

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Familia es Familia: Ya Es Hora (PDF)

Jan 24, 2014 at 10:33 am

This is the 2014 update to the brochure about 'Familia es Familia' - a public education campaign co-led by dozens of Latino organizations and Freedom to Marry that works to build and amplify support for gay and lesbian people, and the freedom to marry for same-sex couples, in the Latino community.

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After DOMA: What It Means For You (PDF)

Jun 27, 2013 at 03:52 pm

There is much work ahead - even after the repeal of DOMA - before same-sex couples living across the nation can enjoy all the same protections as their different-sex counterparts. These fact-sheets on what the DOMA ruling means for you can help point you toward resources to make sense of it all.

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Elected Officials Guide: How to Support the Freedom to Marry (PDF)

Nov 24, 2012 at 11:16 am

This guide provides newly elected officials and longtime politicians with the latest polling data, helpful ways to talk about marriage for same-sex couples, and arguments to counter opponents of equality. The tools presented in this guide will help elected officials find their voice and make the case for the freedom to marry.

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An Ally’s Guide to Talking About Marriage for Same-Sex Couples (2014) (PDF)

Apr 12, 2012 at 12:08 pm

An Ally’s Guide to Talking About Marriage for Same-Sex Couples (April 2014 Edition) offers allies of LGBT equality conversational approaches to build support for the freedom to marry. The guid provides ideas for helping people who are undecided on an “issue” become supportive of marriage for all loving, committed couples.

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Moving Marriage Forward (PDF) (PDF)

Apr 05, 2010 at 04:11 pm

A report from Freedom to Marry on building majority support for marriage. Based on extensive research, Freedom to Marry clarifies the most promising ways to help those who are conflicted or wavering work through their questions and continue their journey toward support of the freedom to marry.

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Why the UnAmerican Attacks on So-Called Activist Judges Must Stop (pdf) (PDF)

Feb 10, 2010 at 04:22 pm

The American judicial system plays a crucial role in our system of checks and balances. Read about why the disingenuous attacks on our judges & courts cannot be allowed to continue.

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Marriage Equality and Lessons for the Scary Work of Winning (pdf) (PDF)

Feb 10, 2010 at 04:20 pm

Evan Wolfson's seminal document outlining the marriage equality movement in the context of our nation's ongoing evolution toward equality.

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Stand Up for Our Constitution (pdf) (PDF)

Feb 10, 2010 at 04:18 pm

Our state and federal constitutions are among the most important documents in the union. Find out more about the consequences of enacting a marriage amendment.

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The Time Is Now to Fight for the Freedom to Marry (pdf) (PDF)

Feb 10, 2010 at 04:13 pm

Find out why the time to end discrimination in marriage has arrived.

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For Richer, For Poorer: The Freedom to Marry as a Matter of Economic Justice (pdf) (PDF)

Feb 10, 2010 at 04:11 pm

Why the freedom to marry is a matter of economic justice.

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Marriage Makes a Word of Difference (pdf) (PDF)

Feb 10, 2010 at 01:28 pm

Would you swap your marriage for a "civil union"?

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Pro-Marriage Legislators Win Elections (pdf) (PDF)

Feb 10, 2010 at 01:14 pm

Contrary to some political expectations, voting to support the freedom to marry and opposing anti-marriage measures helps rather than hurts politicians.

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Why Marriage (PDF)

Feb 08, 2010 at 10:25 am

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The Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationships in the United States: A Social Science Perspective (PDF)

Jan 22, 2010 at 03:11 pm

University of California, Davis September 2006 Gregory M. Herek writes an up-to-date survey of social science research, and concludes that ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage would benefit the couples, their kids, and society; and that as the public has a chance to consider this evidence, support for marriage equality will continue to grow.

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