Resources Related to Washington

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.

Moving the Middle on Marriage:  Lessons from Maine and Washington

If advocates can successfully tap into the true spirit of marriage and convince the middle that gay couples want to get married for the same reasons that straight couples do, we think we will be able to address the middle’s remaining concerns and help move that group, and the country, more quickly towards support for marriage.

Washington Census Snapshot

Demographic and economic information about same-sex couples and same-sex couples raising children in Maine.

Let’s Talk About Marriage: Talking Points

Talking points for how to talk about ending marriage discrimination.

Geographic Trends Among Same-Sex Couples in the U.S. Census and the American Community Survey

Groundbreaking research showing a huge increase in same-sex couples identifying themselves as "unmarried partners".

Equal Rights Washington Domestic Partnership Survey Results

Equal Rights Washington (EWR) performed a survey of same-sex couples planning to register as domestic partners, a large majority emphasized their desire to attain full marriage equality.