Back to Blog >Rhode Island Becomes Tenth State with Marriage EqualityTed Olson and David Boies Wall Street Journal: Gays Deserve Equal RightsU.S. Government Calls on Supreme Court to Recognize Marriage EqualityFriend of the Court Briefs Filed with U.S. Supreme CourtConservative Leaders File Amicus Brief Calling for Marriage EqualitySuze Orman and the Cost of Marriage InequalitySecond National Ad for Marriage Equality Features Republican Military VeteranNew TV ad for Marriage Equality with Barack Obama, Colin Powell and MoreBrendon Ayanbadejo’s Strong Words for EqualityNew Marriage Video from Superbowl Champ Brendon Ayanbadejo
Leaders Who Support Marriage Equality
May 2, 2013
Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee (Independent) has signed a bill recognizing the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples. The Ocean State will join nine other states and the nation’s capital with marriage equality
March 26, 2013
On the day they argue for marriage equality at the Supreme Court, AFER attorneys Ted Olson and David Boies pen an editorial in the Wall Street Journal eloquently stating why gay and lesbian couples deserve equal marital rights nationwide.
February 28, 2013
Today, Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., filed a brief on behalf of the United States Government as amicus curiae, or “friend of the Court,” in support of AFER’s Plaintiffs challenging California’s Proposition 8.
February 27, 2013
Dozens of amici curiae, or “friends of the Court,” are filing briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of AFER’s Plaintiffs challenging California’s Proposition 8.
February 26, 2013
What do Mary Bono Mack, James B. Comey, Jon Huntsman, Ken Mehlman, Steve Schmidt, William F. Weld, and Meg Whitman have in common? In addition to being conservative leaders, they're also signatories to brief calling on the Supreme Court to overturn Prop. 8.
February 22, 2013
CNBC Host Suze Orman moderated a panel discussion Thursday at New York University on the economic harms caused by the federal government failing to recognize marriage for gay and lesbian couples.
February 22, 2013
The TV spot features Craig Stowell, a Republican and former Marine Corporal, his wife Berta, and his brother Calvin, who is gay.
February 20, 2013
New TV and print ads—now nationwide—show the widespread, bipartisan support from leaders including President Barack Obama, former Vice President Dick Cheney, former First Lady Laura Bush, and former Secretary of State Colin Powell.
February 8, 2013
Superbowl champ Brendon Ayanbadejo is making the most of the national spotlight this week: not only has he released a new video about the freedom to marry, but he's also just authored a USA Today opinion piece about homophobia in sports.
February 4, 2013
The Ravens linebacker has released a new video in support of the freedom to marry.