Evan Wolfson

Evan Wolfson is a prominent attorney, LGBT rights advocate, and the founder and president of Freedom to Marry, a campaign to win marriage equality nationwide. Many consider Evan Wolfson to be the father of the same-sex marriage movement. He's also authored many works including the book Why Marriage Matters: America, Equality, and Gay People's Right to Marry. Let us show you why he was listed as one of Time magazine's100 Most Influential People in the World. We'll give you all the details on how this adjunct law professor argued before the Supreme Court in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale, and why, in 2012, Wolfson received the Barnard Medal of Distinction alongside President Barack Obama.
How Joe Biden Helped Win Marriage Equality

How Joe Biden Helped Win Marriage Equality

Speaking at a Freedom to Marry event, Biden recalls his role as a U.S. senator in keeping Robert Bork off the Supreme Court — and bringing Anthony Kennedy on.

WATCH: Brian Brown's Bizarre Advice for Gay People

WATCH: Brian Brown's Bizarre Advice for Gay People

When Evan Wolfson challenges Brown on how he'd help those hurt by homophobia, Brown says he'd tell them 'the truth' about marriage.

The Big Ideas of 2013

The 9 Biggest New Ideas of 2013

This year, 'ex-gay' therapy took a major hit, Russia became a scary place for LGBT people, and tons of people fantasized about what they'd be like in prison.

WATCH: Hawaii Celebrates Marriage Equality

WATCH: Hawaii Celebrates Marriage Equality

The first day of marriage equality in the state saw nearly 50 same-sex couples wed.

Hawaii OK's Marriage Equality
January 07 2014 6:44 PM ET

Hawaii's Long Wait for Marriage Equality Has Ended

The state Senate on Tuesday approved a new version of the legislation that the governor is set to sign today.

Who Is The Movement's Overlooked MLK

Who Is The Movement's Overlooked MLK?

In the search for the movement’s Martin Luther King, have we overlooked ourselves?

IRS to Recognize Legal Same-Sex Marriages for Tax Purposes

IRS: No Matter Which State, Same-Sex Marriages Recognized

As the U.S. government implements the Supreme Court ruling on DOMA, legally wed same-sex couples will be able to file their federal taxes as such.

Leaders of Change

Leaders of Change

From fighting for marriage equality to furthering the education of youth, these are only a few of the people who are furthering social and legal justice for the LGBT community through outstanding leadership of nonprofit organizations.

A Latter-Day Shift on LGBT Equality?

A Latter-Day Shift on LGBT Equality?

After years of being one of the leading forces against marriage equality, the Mormon Church has been less active recently, and the LGBT movement has benefited.

The Conservative Hang-up

How Marriage Equality Opponents Lost America

How marriage equality opponents, obsessed with sex, lost America.

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