Evan wolfson’s greatest hope for the supreme court’s upcoming marriage equality ruling is that it will put him out of a job wolfson has been fighting for nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage since the early 1980s, most recently as the president of freedom to marry, a wildly successful campaign. Marriage pioneer adjusts to big law life at dentons, coverage in the daily report, february 14, 2017, featuring distinguished visitor from practice evan wolfson us same-sex marriage movement leader visits vietnam, coverage by vietnamnet bridge, august 24, 2016, featuring distinguished visitor from practice evan wolfson. Evan wolfson (born 1957 jd harvard law school 1983) is the pioneering lgbt activist and lawyer whose freedom to marry organization (freedomtomarryorg) drove the successful strategy that culminated in the supreme court gay marriage victory in 2015 wolfson's pivotal role in this story is told in a recent feature-length documentary, the. Evan wolfson january 23, 2014 by alexandra bolles, associate director, campaigns & external engagement nevada invokes tired old stereotypes to say everything that. Towleroad body daily resist politics travel music theatre film tv sports business men marriage equality space trans rights books science gay. Evan wolfson is founder and president of freedom to marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide in 1983, evan wrote his harvard law school thesis on gay people and the freedom to marry. Freedom to marry founder: 'the day of the gay exception is over' npr's rachel martin talks with evan wolfson, the founder of freedom to marry, about the supreme court's decision friday on gay marriage. Evan wolfson: disagreeing with me hurts gay people filed by alex blaze | august 23, 2007 6:18 pm | comments follow alexblaze filed in: marriage equality, the.
By evan wolfson: from why marriage matters: appendix b: discrimination: protections denied to same-sex couples and their kids as we have seen, most couples marry. Evan wolfson (born february 4, 1957) is an attorney and gay rights advocate he is the founder and president of freedom to marry, a group favoring same-sex marriage in. Long-time gay and lesbian civil rights leader evan wolfson lives in new york city, where he launched freedom to marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, in. In the essay “what is marriage” by evan wolfson, he argues that marriage is a very important custom to our society from both social and spiritual aspects of life wolfson.
Watch video national organization for marriage president brian brown and freedom to marry president evan wolfson discuss the supreme court's. What’s next in the fight for gay equality by evan wolfson june 26, 2015 i always believed we would win, but i didn’t.
Evan wolfson freedom to marry there are major legal and political changes in the law needed to remove barriers and provide full liberty, equality, and justice for all the work of securing those legal and political changes is pressing and paramount. Evan wolfson is a executive director freedom to marry he is heartened that gay marriage has been in the news daily because more people talking about the issue he is heartened that gay marriage has been in the news daily because more. Evan wolfson was founder and president of freedom to marry, the campaign that won marriage in the united states, and is widely considered the architect of the. 'freedom to marry' shows evan wolfson as marriage architect by sarah toce 2017-05-24 widely considered the architect of same-sex marriage, evan wolfson and his colleagues led a decades-long battle to win equal rights for lgbt people, culminating in a nationwide marriage equality victory at the us supreme court.
Evan wolfson is founder and president of freedom to marry and the author of why marriage matters: america, equality, and gay people's right to marry. By evan wolfson it’s a question often asked of same-sex couples seeking to end their exclusion from marriage—as if these couples had just dreamed up the idea. Wolfson is a highly sought-after speaker, makes frequent appearances in the media, and provides counsel to a broad range of organizations and causes in the united states and globally, with a particular focus on human rights and changing hearts, minds, and the law.
Freedom to marry founder evan wolfson spoke about religious freedom and same-sex marriage efforts abroad during a conference in costa rica this month. In the early days of the marriage movement, evan wolfson published why marriage matters: america, equality, and gay people's right to marry, providing a compelling and clear discussion of a question at the forefront of our national consciousness.
Getting to obergefell | evan wolfson rests his case since his 3l year, wolfson has been arguing for a constitutional right to same-sex marriage continue reading. Evan wolfson in israel, speaks for the lgbtq community: “we want the right to declare our love” (haaretz / august 1, 2017) he spent 30 years fighting for marriage equality this is why this is why. Marriage and gays: what would lincoln do by evan wolfson abraham lincoln may have been the first american to write about. Long-time civil rights leader evan wolfson lives in new york city, where he founded freedom to marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, and served as president through its epic victory in june 2015 until its closing in early 2016.
Wolfson and gay marriage ds: you are one of the leaders, arguably the founder, of the modern gay marriage movement— ew: —marriage not gay marriage marriage. Evan wolfson is president of freedom to marry, the leading campaign to win marriage equality nationwide, and author of why marriage matters: america, equality, and gay people’s right to marry, published by simon & schuster in july 2004 and re-released in paperback with a new foreword in june 2005citing his national leadership on marriage. Evan wolfson pushes repeal of doma because he sees same-sex marriage as a civil right by lois romano by lois romano evan wolfson pushes repeal of doma because he sees same-sex marriage as a civil right by lois romano. Evan wolfson shares the incredible story of freedom to marry, and talks about what's next ahead of the first equal marriage conference to be held in latin america. Evan wolfson is a prominent attorney, lgbt rights advocate, and the founder and president of freedom to marry, a campaign to win marriage equality nationwide.