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.
The Big Ideas of 2013
December 18 2013 1:47 AM ET

The 9 Biggest New Ideas of 2013

Michelle Garcia

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
December 03 2013 3:05 PM ET

WATCH: Hawaii Celebrates Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

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

Hawaii OK's Marriage Equality
November 12 2013 3:17 PM ET January 07 2014 6:44 PM ET

Hawaii's Long Wait for Marriage Equality Has Ended

Trudy Ring

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
November 06 2013 5:03 AM ET

Who Is The Movement's Overlooked MLK?

Kerry Eleveld

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

IRS to Recognize Legal Same-Sex Marriages for Tax Purposes
August 29 2013 3:15 PM ET

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

Trudy Ring

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
August 13 2013 5:00 AM ET

Leaders of Change

Advocate.com Editors

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?
June 28 2013 4:00 AM ET

A Latter-Day Shift on LGBT Equality?

Trudy Ring

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
June 25 2013 4:00 AM ET

How Marriage Equality Opponents Lost America

Kerry Eleveld

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

Op-ed: Boy Scouts Must Complete the Inclusion Process to Remain Relevant
May 23 2013 7:32 PM ET

Op-ed: Boy Scouts Must Complete the Inclusion Process

Dave Montez and Evan Wolfson

There is more work to do, say the leader of GLAAD and the lawyer who argued Boy Scouts of America vs. James Dale before the Supreme Court in 2000.

French Senate Votes to Support Marriage Equality
April 10 2013 12:29 PM ET

French Senate Votes to Support Marriage Equality

Sunnivie Brydum

The Senate approved Article 1 of marriage equality legislation by a vote of 179-157 late Tuesday night.

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