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Fight Back New York

How We Won New York

Marc Solomon | Posted 08.30.2011 | New York
Marc Solomon

How did we pull this historic victory off? Fresh from this triumph, I want to share my best thinking on the components that enabled us to win and what this means for the freedom to marry campaign moving forward.

LGBT New Yorkers Defeat Monserrate, Elect Peralta

Michael Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Crawford

In what should become a model for how LGBT activists deal with elected officials who vote against equal rights, Fight Back New York's campaign to defeat Hiram Monserrate paid off big.

Pro-Gay Marriage Group, Fight Back New York, Targets Monserrate | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Angered by the defeat last year of a bill that would have allowed same-sex couples to marry, a group of well-financed gay rights advocates has started...