Freedom to Marry Founder Evan Wolfson Discusses Same-Sex Marriage Abroad

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A Wider Bridge 2017 LGBTQ Leadership Mission alumnus, Evan Wolfson, recently attended a conference in Costa Rica that focused on marriage rights for same-sex couples in Latin America. He says efforts to advance anti-LGBT religious freedom measures and litigation are “nothing new.” “It’s part of the classic pattern of civil rights advances in American history,” Evan […]

Our Top Eight Achievements of 2017

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A Wider Bridge is sharing our eight greatest achievements of the past year. Modeled after the eight days of Chanukah, we celebrate the miracles of our work and its widespread reach and impact. As we head into 2018, we wish everyone a happy Gregorian calendar New Year! Will you honor our work, and make a recurring, tax-deductible […]

Leadership Mission Alum Evan Wolfson Attends Groundbreaking Same-Sex Marriage Conference in Latin America

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Activists from across the Western Hemisphere will gather in Costa Rica this week for the first of its kind conference that will focus on marriage rights for same-sex couples in Latin America. Included, will be A Wider Bridge LGBTQ Leadership Mission alumnus, 2017 Evan Wolfson. Evan Wolfson at Tel Aviv Gay Pride Evan Wolfson was founder […]

Evan Wolfson in Israel, Speaks for the LGBTQ Community: “We Want the Right to Declare Our Love”

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During his visit to Israel with A Wider Bridge, Freedom to Marry’s Evan Wolfson met with Israeli journalist Ayelet Shani to discuss gay marriage in Israel and in the United States. Their conversation was transcribed and published in Shani’s acclaimed Haaretz column, “Me in Conversation.” Evan Wolfson, 60, a lawyer and an activist, founder and […]

The Man Who Brought Gay Marriage to the United States Turns His Sights to Israel

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In June, A Wider Bridge brought Evan Wolfson, founder and president of Freedom to Marry, the campaign that won marriage in the United States, to Israel. As part of the media coverage for his arrival, Wolfson gave an interview to Israeli paper Maariv. Read the interesting article. Evan Wolfson in Israel, 2017. (Photo: Ariel Besor) […]

Freedom to Marry Founder Evan Wolfson on Mobilizing a Queer Revolution

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With the anniversary of same-sex marriage legalization approaching on June 26, a new documentary, The Freedom to Marry, is highlighting the work that went into achieving nationwide equality. Led by Freedom to Marry founder Evan Wolfson and attorney Mary Bonauto, the trailblazing civil rights movement was one of history’s most successful, though the road to […]

A Wider Bridge’s 7th LGBTQ Leadership Mission Begins Today

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A Wider Bridge’s 7th Annual LGBTQ Leadership Mission to Israel kicks off today! Thirty LGBTQ community leaders and personalities join A Wider Bridge staff on a 10-day mission to Israel to experience the country through an LGBTQ lens. Ready to guide #Bridge2Israel2017: A Wider Bridge staff Arthur Slepian, Tyler Gregory and Shani Segev, board member […]