The Marriage Box
People get married because they believe marriage is some kind of beautiful box filled with everything they desire in life: companionship, intimacy, friendship, and love.
Help Us Appeal to the Supreme Court for Marriage Equality
ATTENTION – MICHIGAN, OHIO, KENTUCKY, TENNESSEE FAMILIES! Remember Family Equality Council’s amazing “Voices of Children” amicus briefs, that we filed first in the historic Windsor case
Appeals ruling delays this gay couple’s return to Michigan
My day started as it often does — hitting snooze a few too many times, feeding the dogs, packing lunch for my 4-year-old son, Lucas, dropping him off at school before putting
Our Forever Family: The Cobb Family Story
I always wanted to adopt. Ever since I was a teenager, I knew that adoption would be something that I would do. I am adopted.
Michigander making a life in Minnesota
The below letter was written by Kent Love-Ramirez in response to an opinion piece featured in Michigan’s Grand Rapids Business Journal. The article
Michigan Marriage Case Focuses on Children
Today, a federal district court in Michigan begins hearing testimony challenging the state’s ban on allowing same-sex couples to marry. Opponents of marriage equality are,
Celebrating National Coming Out Day With Our Families
National Coming Out Day is a time to celebrate the strength, courage and fortitude of individuals who “come out of the closet” as being different.
And Rhode Island Makes Ten
Today, Rhode Island passed a historic bill legalizing the freedom to marry. This makes Rhode Island the 10th state in the nation to enact marriage equality, along
A big week at the Supreme Court
As Director of Public Policy, I wanted to update you on Family Equality Council’s leading role around the two days of oral arguments in the Proposition
Many Voices Raised at Supreme Court Rally
This morning, thousands of advocates and families gathered at the steps of the Supreme Court to reflect, celebrate, and raise our voices. As the Justices
Couple Fights to Change Adoption Laws So Their Kids Have Same Rights As Others
“These laws in particular are hurting families, and as we can see in this case, they’re hurting children.” Who do discriminatory adoption laws affect the
New Report: State Parenting Laws Across the Nation Harm Children of LGBT Parents
Dale Liuzza and his partner welcomed a son into their family eight years ago. Living in Louisiana, a state that prohibits second-parent adoption, only one