The Architect of Marriage Equality on Why the Freedom to Marry Is Going Global

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Days before Evan Wolfson goes on the plane to Israel to try to advance marriage equality there, journalist Mark Joseph Stern spoke with him about Taiwan, another country  he worked with, that finally ruled in favor of marriage equality this week. Evan Wolfson working with Taiwanese marriage equality advocates. On Wednesday, Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled that […]

A Wider Bridge Announces Evan Wolfson’s Visit to Israel

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A Wider Bridge, the North American LGBTQ organization supporting Israel and LGBTQ Israelis, is proud to sponsor the upcoming Israel visit of Evan Wolfson, founder and president of Freedom to Marry, the campaign that led the way to winning marriage in the United States. Since winding down Freedom to Marry following the success of the […]

Want to Unite America?

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For four decades, gay rights activists and couples who appealed to the courts for the right to marry their partners were fighting against a legal system. The real battle, however, was against public perception. Evan Wolfson, founder of the national bipartisan organization Freedom to Marry, outlines the strategy that transformed public understanding and led to […]

Pittsburgh Ties Helped Make ‘Marry’ Match

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Eddie Rosenstein’s documentary “The Freedom to Marry” centers on civil rights activist Evan Wolfson, whose career began with a 1983 thesis on marriage equality and culminated three decades later with the historic 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage. Rosenstein spoke with the AJT about Wolfson and the making of “Freedom,” which has […]

BCC Reveals 2016 Honorees

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Los Angeles’ LGBT synagogue Beth Chayim Chadashim announced Evan Wolfson, Marc Solomon, Gwen Walden and Larry Nathenson as the 2016 honorees at the BCC Awards Brunch. Gay activists Evan Wolfson and Marc Solomon will receive the Harriet Perl Tzedek Award for an outstanding Jewish advocacy for the LGBT community; Gwen Walden will recieve the Humanitarian […]