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Bipartisan pollsters report momentum in nationwide support for marriage equality

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Leading Republican and Democratic pollsters on Wednesday released a new analysis of polling data spanning more than a decade that reveals a dramatic shift in public attitudes on the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. [ Read more → ]

Wolfson: New York marriage equality ‘a watershed moment for our country’

Friday, June 24, 2011
Winning the freedom to marry in New York is without a doubt a watershed moment for our country and our campaign. [ Read more → ]

New York marriage equality coalition plans rally at state capitol in Albany

Monday, June 20, 2011
A New York state Senate vote on whether to legalize same-sex marriage has been pushed back at least another day as the debate continues over religious exemptions, while hundreds of demonstrators on Monday rallied for and against the measure at the state capitol in Albany. [ Read more → ]

LUSH Cosmetics plans ‘Kiss & Tell,’ shops will become gay marriage ‘campaign centers’

Monday, June 13, 2011
LUSH Cosmetics has partnered with Freedom to Marry on a new campaign to support marriage equality, and will transform its North America shops into marriage equality “campaign centers." [ Read more → ]

New Yorkers United for Marriage new television ad: The Blumenthal’s story

Monday, June 6, 2011
New Yorkers United for Marriage continues its statewide TV campaign in support of marriage equality. In this new television commercial, Iris and Paul Blumenthal talk about wanting to see their son, and his partner of 11 years, be able to walk down the aisle. [ Read more → ]

New Yorkers George and Farid talk about why they want to marry in New York

Friday, June 3, 2011
In this new video from Freedom to Marry and In the Life Media, George Constantinou and Farid Ali, a couple of more than ten years, who are planning to start a family soon, talk about being engaged and why they want to marry in New York. [ Read more → ]
Caroline Kennedy

Caroline Kennedy 100,000th signer on letter urging Obama to support gay marriage

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Caroline Kennedy on Thursday became the 100,000th signer on Freedom to Marry's Open Letter urging President Obama to support the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples. [ Read more → ]

Gay couple, together 61 years, still yearn for the right to marry

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
A new video released by Freedom to Marry tells the story of Richard Dorr, 84, and John Mace, 91, who recently celebrated 61 years together as a couple. The couple desperately wants to marry in their home state of New York. [ Read more → ]
Gordon Fox

Rhode Island gay marriage bill dead, civil unions bill a possible consolation

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Rhode Island's openly gay House speaker said Wednesday that legislation to legalize same-sex marriage is dead for the year, because it's clear the bill won't overcome opposition in the state Senate. [ Read more → ]
Andrew Cuomo, with daughters at a NY pride event

Gay rights advocates unite efforts to legalize same-sex marriage in New York

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Gay-rights advocates in New York state announced Wednesday the formation of a new coalition to revive efforts towards legalizing same-sex marriage in the Empire state. [ Read more → ]

Celebrities, athletes, business leaders press Obama to support marriage equality

Monday, March 14, 2011
Celebrities, entertainment moguls and professional athletes have come together to ask President Obama to support marriage equality. [ Read more → ]

Valentine’s Day marked with rallies, protests to call attention to marriage equality

Monday, February 14, 2011
Advocates for same-sex marriage marked this year's Valentine's Day with rallies and protests across the nation, many responding to a call from GetEQUAL and Marriage Equality USA to raise awareness about [...] [ Read more → ]

‘Freedom to Marry’ to launch national marriage equality public education campaign

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Freedom to Marry is set to launch the groundbreaking “Why Marriage Matters” campaign -- the first-ever national public education campaign aimed at increasing nationwide support for marriage equality. [ Read more → ]
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