Freedom to Marry is the gay and non-gay partnership working to win marriage equality nationwide. Headed by Evan Wolfson, one of America's leading civil rights advocates and lawyers, Freedom to Marry brings new resources and a renewed context of urgency and opportunity to this social justice movement. Freedom to Marry brings the work of its partner organizations and their many approaches—litigation, legislation, direct action, and public education—into a larger whole, a shared civil rights campaign that fosters heightened outreach to non-gay allies. To learn more about Freedom to Marry, visit About Us.
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116 W. 23rd St., Ste 500
New York, NY 10011
About Evan Wolfson
Evan Wolfson is founder and Executive Director of Freedom to Marry. Recognizing his longtime civil rights leadership in the movement for marriage equality, in 2004 TIME magazine named Evan one of the "100 most influential people in the world." Evan was co-counsel in the historic Hawaii marriage case, argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale, served in the Peace Corps in West Africa, and is the author of Why Marriage Matters: America, Equality and Gay People's Right to Marry.
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Statement from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, on the President's State of the Union Address to Congress
President Obama Reaffirms Commitment to Ending Military's Anti-Gay Policy.
Freedom to Marry Announces New Staff and New Capacity For Marriage Push in New Decade
Key Leaders Join Organization to Seize the Opportunities to Achieve Nationwide Goals.
New Jersey Senate Refuses to End Exclusion From Marriage, Flunking the Constitutional Command of Equality
Lambda Legal and Garden State Equality Going Back to Court to Seek Freedom to Marry.
Freedom to Marry Celebrates A Remarkable Year
Advances Across the Country Carry Momentum Into the New Year.
District of Columbia’s Mayor Fenty Signs Freedom to Marry Bill
Progress in Nation’s Capital Carries Great Advances & Momentum of 2009 into 2010.
Washington, D.C. Council Overwhelmingly Passes Bill in Support of the Freedom to Marry
A Year of Great Advances Ends with Yet Another Step Forward & Continued Momentum into 2010.
Washington, D.C. Council Votes in Support of the Freedom to Marry
The District of Columbia City Council voted 11-2 in support of the freedom to marry, the first of two required votes.
Narrow Defeat in Maine Won't Stop Fight for the Freedom to Marry
Work Continues in Maine as Other States Advance, Voters Likely Protecting Domestic Partnerships in Washington
Nadler, Baldwin and Polis Introduce the Respect for Marriage Act to Repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)
Civil Rights advocates and LGBT Americans herald new legislation to overturn one of the nation's most discriminatory laws
Visit our Get Informed section to learn more about marriage equality and what's going on around the country. Also, use our Legislative Maps and Publications for more information or contact us at 212-851-8418 or email@example.com with any questions or requests.
Support the Respect for Marriage Act by contacting your legislative leaders and friends.(Link)
Make sure LGBT families and people are accurately counted in the 2010 census.(Link)
A new report shows the past 10 years have been a period of dramatic gains in equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in America, including sharp increases in the number of LGBT Americans protected by family recognition legislation at the state level. (Link)
Learn more about the 13th annual Freedom to Marry Week, February 8-14, 2010. (Link)