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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Fighting in courts, legislatures,
and communities, the ACLU advocates for individual rights guaranteed by
the US Constitution.
The Freedom to Marry
An organization dedicated to winning marriage for same sex couples, both
through the legal arena, and through education.
The Gay and Lesbian Action against Defamation (GLAAD)
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is dedicated
to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation
of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia
and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
The Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)
GLAD represented plaintiff couples in the Massachusetts Goodridge case,
which led to the first-in-the-nation ruling in 2003 ordering the state
to issue marriage licenses to same-sex residents beginning May 17. In
addition, GLAD was counsel in the Vermont case in 1999, which resulted
in the Legislature granting civil unions to gay and lesbian couples, another
Human Rights Campaign
Educating the public and lawmakers about same sex marriage issues and
other issues of equality for the LGBT community.
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
An organization committed to achieving full civil rights
for lgbt people and people living with HIV/AIDS through public policy
work and litigation.
Log Cabin Republicans
Log Cabin Republicans courageously stand on the front lines of today's
most important battleground for gay and lesbian civil rights. They are
the nation's leading voice for fairness, inclusion, and tolerance in the
Love Makes A Family
The mission of Love Makes A Family is to work for social change: to create
a supportive environment within our communities and to provide a public
voice for all families, especially those subjected to social, economic
and legal discrimination due to sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Marriage Equality U.S.A. (MEUSA)
An organization dedicated to education and campaigning in the media to
gain grassroots support for same sex marriage.
Marriage Equality Georgia
The MEGA Family Project is a nonpartisan, statewide organization focused on educating Georgians about LGBT families and the discrimination our families face, and to further equality for LGBT families.
Marriage Equality New York
The mission of MENY is to secure the freedom and rights of same-sex couples to enter into legally recognized civil marriage with all the federal and state benefits and the responsibilities that entails.
This Fellowship of Churches plays a vital role in addressing the spiritual
needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community around
National Center of Lesbian Rights
NCLR is a national legal resource center with a primary commitment to
advancing the rights and safety of lesbians and their families through
a program of litigation, public policy advocacy, free legal advice and
counseling, and public education.
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF)
A national progressive organization working for the civil rights of gay,
lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people, with the vision and commitment
to building a powerful political movement.
National Organization for Women (NOW)
A feminist group organizing for abortion rights and against violence toward
women. NOW supports equal marriage rights for lesbian and gay couples.
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and
transgendered persons, their families and friends.
Stonewall Democrats United is an unprecedented movement in the LGBT (lesbian,
gay, bisexual and transgender) community. Stonewall Democrats United is
mobilizing our community - Democrats, Republicans and Independents alike
- to save our Constitution, to defeat George W. Bush and to elect Democrats
Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA)
The Unitarian Universalist Association has a long-standing and deeply
held commitment to support full equality for bisexual, gay, lesbian, and
transgender people, going back 33 years to 1970.
The Wedding Party
An organization that celebrates same-sex partnership and creates events
that draw national attention to and educates the public about the need
for securing equal marriage rights for same-sex couples.
Why You Should Give a Damn About Gay Marriage
In this clear, concise perspective on the issue, Davina Kotulski, PH.D., explains in no uncertain terms why continuing to prevent gay men and lesbians from marrying creates a second-class citizenry and is in direct violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution.