Raleigh phone bank against Amendment One. Photo by Russell Harrison.

Celebrating Today’s 4th Circuit Bostic Ruling — Another Step Closer to the End of Amendment One!

Tracy Hollister uses today’s 4th Circuit ruling as a jumping off point to discuss the erosion of support for North Carolina’s Amendment One and laws like it nationwide. Read more…

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A Marriage Equality Legacy: From Practical Struggles to a “Love Affair” with the Gay Community

In the final segment of MEUSA’s interview with Edie Windsor, Edie recalls the real-life consequences of being denied the right to marry and her transition from a community outsider to advocate. Watch the interview here…

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Edie Windsor Part 2:  Life and Love Before Stonewall

In part two of MEUSA’s three-part interview with Edie Windsor, Edie recounts the struggles of gay life before Stonewall and her persistence pursuing her eventual wife, Thea Spyer. Watch the interview here…

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (left) receives the MEUSA 2014 Ally Honoree Award from Michael Sabatino (center) and Robert Voorheis (right)

A Four-Decade March Down the Aisle

Not every couple celebrates their first and 25th anniversaries in the same year. Then again, not every couple has navigated a roller coaster quite like the one Michael Sabatino and Robert Voorheis have – that of legal recognition of same gender relationships both as activists and a committed couple. Read more…

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“There is no wrong time for justice.” – Edie Windsor

In celebration of the one-year anniversary of the Windsor decision, we are proud today to launch the first in our series of intimate MEUSA interviews with Edie Windsor. Read more and view the first interview…

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GETTING TO “I DO”: Our Journeys to Marriage Equality

MEUSA has launched its latest marriage equality story-sharing initiative in conjunction with the story-telling website Cowbird. Help us change hearts and minds. Share with us your personal stories about relationships, family, marriage, advocacy, and equality. Read more…

Analysis & Opinion

Love Around the World

On a recent trip to Japan to speak on LGBTQ rights for Marriage Equality USA, John Lewis and Stuart Gaffney had the honor of addressing the crowd at Pink Dot Okinawa, a wonderful event with over 1,000 attendees who were treated to music, dance, speeches, and a beautiful marriage ceremony for Kazuki and Harold — when the happy couple exchanged vows there was not a dry eye in the crowd. Read more…

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Advance Screenings of LOVE IS STRANGE

Advance Screenings of LOVE IS STRANGE

Marriage Equality USA and Sony Pictures Classics invite you and a guest to join us at an advance screening of Love is Strange, the groundbreaking new film by Ira Sachs! Love is Strange stars John Lithgow and Alfred Molina as a long-term gay couple who lose both a job and their apartment as a result of getting married. Already featured on The View, The Tonight Show, and in major magazines including Vanity Fair and Out, the film is poised to be a breakout commercial success, as well as an important new talking point for audiences and voters across the country, letting many see for the first time in film in an intimate way what a real “same-sex marriage” looks like. Read more…

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