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.

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.

July 09 2015 10:04 PM

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

April 28 2015 7:02 PM

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.

December 18 2013 12:47 AM

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

December 03 2013 2:05 PM

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

November 12 2013 2:17 PM Updated

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

November 06 2013 4:03 AM

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.

August 29 2013 3:15 PM

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.

August 13 2013 5:00 AM