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MEUSA Launches Online Multimedia Galleries and Photo Archives

MEUSA Launches Online Multimedia Galleries and Photo Archives

Long known as the lead disseminator of grass-roots marriage equality stories, MEUSA has established online multimedia galleries and photo archives to showcase the work of the organization and our volunteers across the country in a new and exciting way. Explore our new YouTube and Flickr channels today! Read more…

Utah Should Drop its Appeal and Let the Salt Lake City Weddings Begin Again

The State of Utah’s stunning admissions in last week’s oral argument before the Tenth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals and in briefs filed with the court make one thing abundantly clear: the state should drop its appeal of the federal district court’s ruling last December in favor of marriage equality. We’ll never forget the joy we felt seeing over a thousand LGBT couples dash to their local clerk’s offices in Salt Lake City and other Utah environs during the winter 2013 holiday season before the district court’s order was stayed. It’s time for those weddings to begin again. Read more…

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

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…

A Whirlwind Six Weeks Ahead for Marriage Equality

Last year at this time, the United States Supreme Court had just finished hearing oral arguments in two LGBT cases that resulted in landmark marriage equality rulings striking down Section 3 of DOMA and Proposition 8. Although LGBT rights are not before the high court in 2014, this year promises to be a barnburner of a year for marriage equality litigation in lower courts with a dizzying sixty cases pending in thirty states or territories of the United States. Consider what’s ahead in just the next six weeks…