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Evan Wolfson

Gays of Future Past

Frank Bua | Posted 08.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Frank Bua

For anyone under 30, it may be difficult to imagine a time when the gay-rights movement wasn't operating at a milestone-a-minute pace. Fortunately a wave of artistic and media projects has emerged to remind us of heroes past, to refocus us on the type of activism that helped elevate the LGBT movement and to inspire us to make that final push.

Usurping the Podium and Claiming Credit: RuPaul, Chad Griffin and 'Gay Grandiosity Syndrome'

Dana Beyer | Posted 06.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Some people, and organizations, simply can't help themselves.

They Saw the DOMA and Prop 8 Cases Coming

Ian Bassin | Posted 05.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Ian Bassin

The lesson we all can take from the vision of those who foresaw this week is that often in quests for social justice, what seems impossible at first becomes inevitable later. And it's those who are willing to bear the brunt of being told that their ideas are impossible that move us forward.

Obama Delivering Commencement Address

AP | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will spend Monday in New York City, and his comments in support of same-sex marriage appear likely to be a p...

Michelangelo Signorile

Freedom To Marry's Gay Marriage Efforts Are 'Misplaced,' Says LGBT Network Official

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 04.07.2012 | Gay Voices

The Courage Campaign, the California-based LGBT online organizing network which has been a force in the battle against Prop 8 and other initiatives, j...

Michelangelo Signorile

Freedom To Marry President Discusses Marriage Equality Fight, NOM Memos

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.31.2012 | Gay Voices

Freedom to Marry president Evan Wolfson responded to charges that the group has abandoned efforts to fight constitutional amendments on the ballot thi...

President Obama's Maine Chance to Make the Case

Evan Wolfson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Evan Wolfson

On Saturday, Obama has the opportunity -- and I believe the obligation -- to speak in moral as well as concrete terms about non-gay people's stake in ending the exclusion and discrimination gay people endure.

Omnigamy, anyone?

Jane Minogue | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Minogue

Stop debating whether or not gay marriage will open the door to polygamy and bestiality, and understand that marriage is an ever-changing arrangement to meet individual, social, cultural, and religious needs.

Frank Rich: Dems, Not GOP, Standing In Way Of Gay Rights

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It would be easy to blame the Beltway logjam in gay civil rights progress on the cultural warriors of the religious right and its political host, the ...

Winning the Freedom to Marry? Cue the Attack on the Gays!

Evan Wolfson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Evan Wolfson

The National Organization "for" Marriage and its backers are funneling a new ad into states such as Maine, New Jersey, and New York, whose legislatures are all weighing the freedom to marry.

Will the California Supreme Court Strike Down Prop 8, or "Willy-Nilly Disregard" Its Duty?

Evan Wolfson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Evan Wolfson

Unlike right-wing opponents of equality, who denounce and seek to punish courts for doing their job, I criticize only when they flinch or fail to do it.