Marriage Equality

National Engagement Party aims to raise cash for marriage equality

WASHINGTON – Freedom to Marry has launched the National Engagement Party, a program of house-parties nationwide to raise awareness and funds for battles to win marriage ballot-measures in key states this November.

The National Engagement Party will take place in cities across the country on Saturday, Oct. 13.

VIDEO: "Obama Love Bug" for marriage equality rolls into Charlotte for DNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Energized by President Barack Obama’s support for same-sex marriage, gay couple Luke Montgomery and Eduardo Cisneros covered every inch of their 2010 VW Beetle in over 1,000 “Legalize Love” Obama bumper stickers and set out on a 2,400 mile cross-country journey from their Los Angeles home to give away bumper stickers at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

TheFour2012 launches campaign in support of marriage equality

WASHINGTON -- The Four 2012, a new social media campaign in support of marriage equality in the four states where it is on the ballot this November, launched today on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube and Google Plus as TheFour2012.

“It’s Facebook and Twitter meets Rock the Vote for marriage equality,” said Brian Ellner, one of the initiative’s founders and long-time gay rights advocate who helped spearhead the successful New York effort for marriage last year. “We want to energize young pro-equality voters in the Google age.”

Young Conservatives, Log Cabin Republicans host brunch for freedom to marry at RNC

TAMPA, Fla. — Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry co-hosted a brunch with Log Cabin Republicans today at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.

Conservative commentator and political strategist Margaret Hoover spoke at the event, and notable attendees included former Congressman Jim Kolbe, Maryland state Sen. Allan Kittleman, and Andrew Langer, president of the Institute for Liberty, who also spoke at the event.

Young Conservatives, Log Cabin Republicans call for freedom to marry in full-page ad in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. -- With the Republican National Convention in full swing, Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry and Log Cabin Republicans will be running an ad in Wednesday's Tampa Tribune calling on the GOP to support the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples.

Conservatives in Support of Marriage respond to RNC draft platform language

WASHINGTON -- The Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry issued the following statement in response to the language on marriage approved by the platform committee of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday:

As conservatives supporting the freedom to marry, we understand there are divergent opinions on marriage among conservatives and within the Republican Party. Even so, there are a number of things we all agree on.

T-Mobile announces support for marriage equality

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Mobile communications provider T-Mobile USA on Monday became the latest company to announce its support for marriage equality in Washington state.

T-Mobile said it was endorsing Washington’s Referendum 74 — the November ballot initiate that will ask voters to approved or reject the marriage equality law approved by the state legislature earlier this year, and signed by Gov. Chris Gregoire on Feb. 13.

Inspirational VIDEO highlights Catholic support for LGBT equality in Minnesota

A new video from Minnesota highlights Catholic support for LGBT people and opposition to the anti-marriage equality amendment proposed in that state. The video features an ever-expanding congregation singing a song about God’s wide welcome.

Conservatives for marriage equality seek RNC's support

WASHINGTON – Members of the Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry leadership committee sent a letter to the Platform Committee of the Republican National Committee today asking it to resist adding language to the Republican Party platform opposing the freedom of same-sex couples to marry.

“Republicans cherish freedom, family and community as basic conservative principles,” said conservative commentator, political strategist and CNN contributor Margaret Hoover, who is a member of the Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry leadership committee.

In Taiwan, lesbian couple's wedding makes Buddhist history

A lesbian couple tied the knot amid the blessings on monks and nuns in Taiwan's first high profile Buddhist same-sex wedding on Saturday.

In what is believed also to be the first such ceremony in Asia, Fish Huang and her partner of seven year You Ya-ting walked down the aisle in white bridal gowns Saturday (Aug. 11) in a monastery in Taoyuan, near Taipei.

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