The Freedom to Marry Has Always Been the Goal in Washington State

By: Sunday January 22, 2012 4:43 pm

In lieu of respectful debate, opponents of Washington’s marriage equality bill (HB 2516 & SB 6239) are making false claims about marriage equality advocates. State Sen. Val Stevens has alleged that “Domestic partnership claimed to be the goal of the homosexual community …but now they want marriage.” Attorney Stephen Pidgeon is even more pointed in [...]

Reality Check from Sen. Ed Murray on the Washington Marriage Equality Bill

By: Friday January 13, 2012 4:16 pm

Don’t get complacent, Washington & friends, get to work! That’s the message from Washington state Senator Ed Murray (D-Seattle), one of the primary sponsors of the marriage equality bill (SB 6239). It’s tempting to assume that equality is in the bag when we’ve observed the incredible momentum created by Gov. Gregoire’s endorsement followed by the [...]

Washington state legislators send a Valentine to gay and lesbian families

By: Monday February 14, 2011 8:12 pm

What better day to unveil a marriage equality bill (SB 5793) than Valentine’s Day? OLYMPIA – Lawmakers have chosen today – the day that millions across the country celebrate the bonds of affection shared between two people in love – as the day to introduce major legislation that would no longer restrict gays and lesbians [...]

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