Evan Wolfson: 'I ALWAYS believed we would win, but I didn’t expect to cry.'
Evan Wolfson, Founder and president of Freedom to Marry, writing for The New York Times:
I ALWAYS believed we would win, but I didn’t expect to cry …
Evan Wolfson: 'Gay people are not going to use up all the marriage licenses'
… opponents of marriage equality are stepping up their cases in the court of public opinion.
Evan WolfsonAppearing Sunday on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” Freedom to Marry’s Evan Wolfson once …
LGBTQ activists are already preparing for SCOTUS potentially overturning marriage equality
… know from history that you’re never done working. You’re never done persuading. You’re never done building on what you’ve done,” said Freedom to Marry founder Evan
Joe Biden has met his moment. America needs him now more than ever.
One day, as Mark Twain and a friend stepped out into the street, a downpour began. “Do you think it will stop,” the friend asked. Twain replied, “It always has …
Freedom to Marry documentary shows just how love won
… movement, from the final frenetic months of the legal and grassroots campaign.
The documentary follows Evan Wolfson, the “architect” of the same-sex marriage movement, legendary civil rights attorney Mary …
The Paul Revere of Marriage prepares for an overnight victory 40 years in the making
More than 30 years ago, when marriage equality seemed like an impossible fantasy, a law student at Harvard wrote his thesis on same-sex marriage. What seemed insurmountable then appears like a sure thing now, thanks to Evan Wolfson’s…
U.S. appeals court rules Utah same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional
Rick Bowmer, APFrom left, plaintiffs Moudi Sbeity and Derek Kitchen, Kate Call, Laurie Wood and Kody Partridge, five of the six people who brought the lawsuit against the Utah’s …
For marriage equality opponents, the losing streak continues to grow
David Coates, Detroit News (AP)Christine Weick protests outside a federal courthouse on March 3, 2014, before a trial that could overturn Michigan’s ban on gay marriage in Detroit …
Living single in the age of marriage equality
… but now it would bother me to be in that situation.
Then I think about Evan Wolfson, founder and president of Freedom to Marry, and veteran gay marriage groundbreaker as …
Freedom to Marry launches $1 million marriage equality campaign in U.S. South
… Our investment in the South comes at a pivotal time in the marriage movement,” said Evan Wolfson, founder and president of Freedom to Marry.
“The South is home to hundreds …
Judge: Ky. must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states
… reach the Supreme Court as soon as 2015, or within a few years later, so the clock is ticking,” said Freedom to Marry president Evan Wolfson.
“The aim is not
Delicate path for marriage equality in red states: Court wins alone won't be enough
… after federal judges struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, activist Evan Wolfson and his colleagues reached out to gay rights groups in the deeply conservative …
Va. quickly emerging as key battleground state in marriage equality fight
… public’s movement in favor of the freedom to marry and end the discrimination,” said Evan Wolfson, founder and president of New York-based Freedom to Marry, which seeks to …
Nine years after filing gay marriage lawsuit, couple still waits for day in court
Eric Turner, APIn this Oct. 10, 2013 photo, Sharon Baldwin (left) and Mary Bishop speak at East Central University in Ada, Okla., as part of the ECU Gay-Straight Alliance …
Same-sex marriage proponents kick off Pennsylvania campaign
… the person he or she loves,” said Reggie Shuford, executive director of the state ACLU.
Evan Wolfson, who grew up in Pennsylvania and is the founder and president of Freedom …
A decade after Mass. landmark ruling, marriage equality makes gains
BOSTON — In the decade since the highest court in Massachusetts issued its landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, 14 other states and the District of Columbia have legalized it, with …
Hawaii governor signs marriage equality bill into law
Updated: 2:00 p.m. HST
HONOLULU — Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a bill Wednesday legalizing gay marriage in Hawaii, the state that kicked off a national discussion of the issue …
Operative who led Minn. gay marriage campaign joins national advocacy group
… the public on the issue.
Freedom to Marry was founded by lawyer and political strategist Evan Wolfson, who is often called the father of the modern movement for gay marriage …
More battles ahead before marriage equality becomes the law of the land
NEW YORK — Even as they celebrate a momentous legal victory, supporters of gay marriage already are anticipating a return trip to the Supreme Court in a few years, sensing that …
Looking back 50 years: Huge strides for the gay rights movement
There was a time when homosexuality was deemed a mental disorder by the nation’s psychiatric authorities, and gay sex was a crime in every state but Illinois. Federal workers …