New Facebook Ap Helps You Find Friends in Washington Who Haven’t Voted Yet

By: Thursday November 1, 2012 3:53 pm

Have your friends in Washington state voted yet? Want to find out who might need a friendly reminder to mark “Approved” on Referendum 74 and return their ballot? There’s an ap for that! Get it on the Marriage Hero dashboard. The ap cross-references the state’s “hasn’t voted yet” list with your Facebook friends list. This [...]

Preserve Marriage Washington Feigns Surprise Over Their Purchased Facebook Likes

By: Wednesday October 31, 2012 6:50 pm

Preserve Marriage Washington, the group opposing approval of Referendum 74 and Washington’s freedom to marry law, has for the first time responded to reports of their apparent purchase of fake Facebook “likes”, saying: RE: “PMW Facebook Scam” PMW maintains its own Facebook page. We have told our vendors explicitly, ‘Do not buy likes.’ We are [...]

Mary Lambert: Stand Up For My Love

By: Wednesday October 31, 2012 5:04 pm

Mary Lambert is the amazing talent featured on Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s SAME LOVE. She asks Washingtonians to “stand up for my love” by approving Referendum 74 on their November ballot. On Top Magazine writes: Singer Mary Lambert calls on voters to stand up for her love on Election Day. In a 2-minute video for [...]

Guest Post: Things I Didn’t Know

By: Wednesday October 31, 2012 12:04 pm

Following is a guest post by Lori Brown, chair of the PFLAG chapter in Bellevue, Washington. It was originally published on the blog PFLAG National: Focus on the Field and has been reprinted here with permission of the author. Editor’s note: The red “Reject” signs posted by those opposed to Washington’s freedom to marry law [...]

Preserve Marriage Washington’s Facebook Scam Now Spans The Globe

By: Tuesday October 30, 2012 5:45 pm

You will recall that I caught Preserve Marriage Washington buying fake Facebook page “likes” from Bangkok, Thailand.  As it turns out, that wasn’t the half of it. In their apparent effort to create a falsely enlarged image of their grassroots base, Preserve Marriage Washington, the campaign opposing Referendum 74 and Washington state’s freedom to marry [...]

Huge GOTV Effort Underway to Approve Referendum 74 in Washington State

By: Monday October 29, 2012 4:30 pm

The numbers are impressive. From Washington United for Marriage: Hundreds of volunteers for Washington United for Marriage (WUM), the broad coalition working to approve Referendum 74, fanned the state over the weekend, logging more than 82,000 calls to voters in phone banks from Spokane to Vancouver, making it the largest “Get Out The Vote” (GOTV) [...]

Who is Eugene Delgaudio Lying to, His Donors or Washington Voters?

By: Monday October 29, 2012 2:00 pm

This week and last the president of Virginia-based Public Advocate of the United States, Eugene Delgaudio, sent fundraising emails claiming that he is running ads against marriage equality in Washington state. What ads? Nobody has reported seeing them, and there is no record in Washington state’s Public Disclosure Commission online database of Eugene Delgaudio or [...]

Anti-Referendum 74 Group Compares Real-Life Tragedy to Lunch Meat

By: Friday October 26, 2012 4:36 pm

Opponents of Referendum 74 and marriage equality in Washington state have sunk to a new low. They’ve compared the real-life tragedy of Angie Buysse and Cynthia Per-Lee — a Seattle couple who faced the nightmare of their domestic partnership not being recognized as one of them faced emergency surgery — to slices of bologna. Angie [...]

R-74 Door Hanger Debunked

By: Friday October 26, 2012 12:11 am

Have you come home to find one of these on your front door? In an effort to urge Washington voters to reject the state’s freedom to marry law by rejecting Referendum 74, opponents have loaded these door hangers with the same discredited claims and distortions found in their TV ads, videos and statements. Washington United [...]

President Obama to Washingtonians: Approve Referendum 74

By: Thursday October 25, 2012 3:12 pm

This just in from Paul Bell, Washington Press Secretary for Obama for America: While the president does not weigh in on every single ballot measure in every state, the president believes in treating everyone fairly and equally, with dignity and respect. Washington’s same-sex marriage law would treat all Washington couples equally, and that is why [...]

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