Resources Related to Marriage Cases at the Federal Appellate Level

All Together Now (A Blueprint for the Movement)

This is the piece that Evan Wolfson published in the September 11, 2001 edition of 'The Advocate,' laying out the pathway forward for the campaign to win marriage nationwide. The article serves as a blueprint for the movement for marriage.

Where Perry Fits in the National Strategy to Win the Freedom to Marry

How are we going to win the freedom to marry and end marriage discrimination nationwide? Decades ago, my movement colleagues and I set out to answer that question, and then to make good on the answer.

Williams Institute Experts Comment on Department of Justice DOMA Decision

Williams Institute experts present important facts about how many couples would be helped if DOMA is repealed.

Media Primer: 2011 Flashpoints for LGBT Equality

A media primer on the LGBT issues landscape for the coming year released by the Human Rights Campaign.

Polling Tracks Growing and Increasingly Diverse Support for the Freedom to Marry

A listing of marriage polling at the federal, national, and state level.

Hospital Visitation Rights for Gay, Lesbian Partners Take Effect

In January 2011, new federal regulations went into effect prohibiting healthcare institutions participating in Medicaid and Medicare from denying visitation rights based on sexual orientation.

Testimony: Nancy F. Cott Defends Equal Marriage Rights

An article adapted from Harvard Professor Nancy F. Cott’s expert report submitted in the case of Perry v. Schwarzenegger in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Party Principles: Support for the Freedom to Marry by State and National Political Parties

A listing of both state and national political parties that have made strong statements in support of the freedom to marry.

FiveThirtyEight Analysis Finds Accelerated Shift in Support for the Freedom to Marry

In its survey of marriage polls since 1988, FiveThirtyEight has found an accelerated shift in support for the freedom to marry in recent months.

CNN Poll Finds Majority Support for the Freedom to Marry Nationwide

For the first time, a national poll shows that a majority of Americans support the freedom to marry.

FAQ on Judge Walker’s Ruling Extending Stay in Perry v. Schwarzenegger

FAQ from NCLR on the recent ruling by Judge Vaughn R. Walker to extend stay in Perry v. Schwarzenegger until August 18.

District Court Ruling Strikes Down Proposition 8

The district court decision in Perry v. Schwarzenegger affirming same-sex couples' constitutional freedom to marry.

FAQ on the Federal District Court’s Rulings Overturning DOMA Section 3

FAQ from GLAD on the recent rulings in the Federal District Court of Massachusetts striking down DOMA Section 3.

List of 1,138 Federal Rights, Benefits, and Privileges of Marriage

Report issued by the General Accounting Office.

Respect for Marriage Act House Cosponsors

Which Congresspersons are currently cosponsors of the Respect for Marriage Act?

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