Southerners for the Freedom to Marry
It's time for marriage in the South
Take the pledge to support the freedom to marry in the South
I add my voice to those supporting the freedom to marry in the South. I pledge to work to enable same-sex couples and their families to share equally in the responsibilities, protections, and commitment of marriage.
Southerners for the Freedom to Marry – a partnership of Freedom to Marry and statewide/regional equality organizations – is a public education campaign to grow support for marriage in the South.Southerners Partner Organizations
The Latest from the Southern Frontlines
This fall, the Arkansas Supreme Court is set to hear briefing and, eventually, arguments in Wright v. Smith, a legal challenge to a constitutional amendment in Arkansas that bars same-sex couples from sharing in the freedom to marry.
Yesterday, September 23, South Carolina Republican State Senator Tom Davis announced on Facebook that he supports the freedom to marry.
This week, Mayor Steve Benjamin of Columbia, South Carolina signed on to Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, becoming the 500th in the country to do so.
Today, on August 27, Freedom to Marry teamed up with Equality NC to deliver more than 11,000 petitions signed by North Carolina residents urging Governor Pat McCrory to respect all families.
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Help Us Win Marriage in the South
With your help, we can win the freedom to marry across the South. Please donate:Donate Today
Our Goal Requires Southerners' Action and Support
Winning the freedom to marry nationwide requires going back to the Supreme Court. To create the best climate for a national win, we need to work together to grow support for the freedom to marry across the South. Donate now to help our campaign, and click on the states below to take local action.