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10 Jul, 2012, 11:22 ET Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry Launches, Gives Voice to Growing Number of Conservatives Who Support Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

Young Conservatives Launch Campaign to Encourage More Conservatives to Stand Up, Speak Out, and Support the Freedom to Marry  Today,...


08 Jul, 2012, 14:00 ET Groundbreaking Latino And LGBT Campaign "Familia es Familia" Launches At NCLR Annual Conference

Campaign comprises 21 of the nation's leading Hispanic organizations Twenty-one of the nation's leading Hispanic organizations announced...


16 May, 2012, 10:00 ET New Campaign Highlights Stories of Military Families Harmed by So-Called "Defense of Marriage Act"

Freedom to Marry and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) unite to challenge marriage discrimination against gay and lesbian...


14 May, 2012, 14:23 ET Freedom to Marry Releases Video of Audra McDonald Hailing President Obama's Support for Marriage

Four Time Tony Winner Says for Gay Youth, President's Support "Is Like a Superhero Just Flew into Their Corner"   Today Freedom to...


14 May, 2012, 08:00 ET Evan Wolfson to Receive Barnard Medal Of Distinction Alongside President Obama

President Obama and Freedom to Marry Founder to Share the Stage and Honors at Commencement Ceremony Today  Today, President Barack...


29 Feb, 2012, 08:00 ET Mayors for the Freedom to Marry More than Doubles with 175 Mayors from 32 States

Freedom to Marry Releases Video of Mayors Making the Case for Marriage, Announces Partnership with Change.org  Today Freedom to Marry...


20 Jan, 2012, 10:17 ET Bipartisan "Mayors for the Freedom to Marry" Launches

Independent Michael Bloomberg of New York City, Republican Jerry Sanders of San Diego and Democrats Antonio Villaraigosa of Los Angeles, Thomas...


12 May, 2011, 09:47 ET Caroline Kennedy Becomes 100,000th Signer on Open Letter Urging President Obama to Support the Freedom to Marry

Kennedy Joins Civil Rights Leaders, Hollywood Stars, Musicians, Business Leaders, Pro Athletes in Freedom to Marry's "Say I Do" Campaign Today,...


14 Mar, 2011, 09:42 ET Hollywood Joins with Silicon Valley Execs, NFL Stars, Civil Rights Leaders to Urge President Obama to Support Freedom to Marry

Today, Hollywood celebrities, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, NFL stars, business, clergy and civil rights leaders launched Freedom to Marry's "Say I...


23 Feb, 2011, 13:15 ET President Calls for Heightened Scrutiny in DOMA Litigations; DOJ Will Not Defend Discriminatory Law

Today the Obama Administration called for heightened scrutiny in the federal lawsuits challenging the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" and...


09 Feb, 2011, 09:38 ET Freedom to Marry Launches $10 Million Public Education Campaign on Valentine's Day

Today, Freedom to Marry announced the launch of "Why Marriage Matters," the largest-ever national public education campaign aimed at increasing...