Marriage Equality USA

The MEUSA blog has moved to our brand-new website

We are proud to announce the launch of our redesigned, state-of-the-art website at http://www.marriageequality.org/ featuring new and expanded features for our members, the media, and the public. If you’re accustomed to reading our content directly on the web, you can now find our blog at http://www.marriageequality.org/news . If you prefer to use a feed reader like feedly.com to follow our content, please subscribe to our new RSS feed at http://www.marriageequality.org/news.rss . Read more…

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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…

“Tolerant” of Your Efforts to Treat Me Like a Second Class Citizen? Not!

Senator Marco Rubio has joined the chorus of anti-marriage equality forces pleading for “tolerance” of their efforts to prevent gay couples from marrying. I do not doubt there are good people with different view points on this issue. To suggest, however, that the LGBTQ community and our supporters should be “tolerant” of those efforts is nothing short of absurd. Read more…

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…

MEUSA Celebrates Third Anniversary of New York Marriage Equality with Sea Tea Cruise

Celebrating the third anniversary of marriage equality in New York, over 100 Marriage Equality USA members and supporters boarded the Hornblower Yacht in New York City last Sunday for a night of food, fun, friends and music. Read more…

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

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…

MEUSA’s White House Moment

MEUSA’s White House Moment

Watching the President sign off on an Executive Order banning federal contractors from discriminating against the LGBTQ community last week, I was struck by how far our community has come. Just a few weeks prior, I was honored to represent MEUSA, our volunteers and members at the White House Pride Reception hosted by the President and the First Lady. Read more…