Personal Marriage Equality Stories: Real People, Real Impact
Often we hear from couples about their lives and how much marriage would make a difference. Personal stories are so important because they put a face to the facts on why couples who choose to marry, need the legal protections that only marriage guarantees. If you have a story you would like to share and/or have posted to our site, please email us at: email@example.com. If you would like to post a picture of your family, email us a jpg so we can add it to our site.
- A Conversation with Christine Allen
- A Conversation with Shelly Bailes and Ellen Pontac
- A Conversation with Jeff Tabaco and Thom Watson
- A Conversation with Diana Travis and MaryAnn Mueller
Fact Sheet on DOMA
Written Senate Testimony
On 20 July 2011 a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing was held on the legislative repeal of DOMA/Respect for Marriage Act - following is the powerful written testimony submitted to the Senate Committee by Marriage Equality USA members:
The 2009 Marriage Equality USA Reports Following the 2008 Passage of Proposition 8 in California
Marriage Equality USA believes that our grassroots community is comprised of dedicated, insightful and passionate leaders and individuals who deeply care about marriage equality and our movement. After the Prop 8 campaign, we collected grassroots input through community forums hosted across California and over 3,100 individuals across the United States and in 13 foreign countries regarding the No on 8 campaign, harm associated with anti-gay initiative campaigns like Prop 8 and where we go from here. We presented that input in three reports - these three reports and the report summary are provided below.