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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 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 . If you prefer to use a feed reader like to follow our content, please subscribe to our new RSS feed at . 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…

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…

Getting to “I DO”: Sharing Stories to Change Hearts and Minds

Over the course of the marriage equality movement, one key thing we’ve learned in state after state is that sharing our stories with others is critical. The single most powerful way to bring people to support civil marriage equality is by making the issue personal.

Marriage Equality USA recently launched “Getting to ‘I DO’: Our Journeys to Marriage Equality,” a collaborative project aimed at col­lecting and sharing a wide range of multimedia-rich stories about relationships, family, marriage, ad­vocacy, and equality.

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Don’t Miss Out on National Give OUT Day

Give OUT Day is an annual opportunity for each of us to make a tax-deductible contribution (no matter how big or small) to support the work we do for all LGBTIQ families.  It’s a chance for members of the LGBTIQ community and our many allies to stand up and show support. MEUSA is asking for your support […]

Keep Informed on the Latest Marriage Equality Updates: May 13th Community Call Focuses on 4th Circuit Case

MEUSA invites you to join its national community call Tuesday, May 13, 9PM EDT. The conversation will focus on the latest developments in Virginia, where one of the more promising court challenges to a state constitutional amendment banning marriage equality is moving forward. Register for the call and we’ll send you the dial-in information by email Tuesday morning.

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…

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…

Celebrating Marriage Equality in Utah

The message came through at 1:53 pm on Friday: “KSL NEWSRADIO: Fed judge rules Utah’s Amendment 3 unconstitutional. Amend 3 denies marriage between 1 woman & 1 man and bans gay marriage.” A little cheer escaped my lips as I sat in my office in disbelief. I immediately called Jolene, my wife of 23 days after our marriage in Vancouver, WA, and told her the news. I asked her to search online to see if she could find out if it was true. In the meantime, the Salt Lake Tribune website issued a release stating that Amendment 3 had been struck down. Read more…