Same-sex marriage in the articles “it takes a family” and “what is marriage”, rick santorum and evan wolfson both approach their ideal ways of how marriage should appear in the view of society in the united states. By evan wolfson in a time when people are protected by law from any form of injustice, where segregation on any grounds be it race, gender or religion is not tolerated to even the slightest degree, the author brings to light a surprising case.
Evan wolfson (born february 4, 1957) is an attorney and gay rights advocate he is the founder and president of freedom to marry, a group favoring same-sex marriage in the united states. Evan wolfson discusses the marriage landscape in 2008 published by freedom to marry on august 26, 2008 evan wolfson was the guest speaker at the new york office of dickstein shapiro llp he discussed the landscape for marriage in 2008, and explained why the california supreme court's carefully-worded decision affirming the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples is one of the most important milestones in gay civil rights history. Evan wolfson was one of the earliest national proponents of legalizing same-sex marriage, and his group, freedom to marry, has helped win cases throughout the country, including in new york in.
I have decided to read “what is marriage” by evan wolfson in his excerpt he talks about marriage and all that comes with it he mentions that marriage is not all about love marriage is sometimes a choice and marriage is sometimes not a choice in some ancient societies people were forced into marriage by. Wolfson and gay marriage ds: you are one of the leaders, arguably the founder, of the modern gay marriage movement— ew: —marriage not gay marriage marriage we’re not fighting for gay marriage, or same-sex marriage, or any phrase like that we are fighting for an end to exclusion from marriage. Marriage equality and some lessons for the scary work of winning america in a civil rights moment one of the good things about my job is i have plenty of time on planes and trains in which to read.
Evan wolfson writes, with legislatures, courts, and even the electorate weighing the need to end the exclusion of gay couples from marriage, there is greater opportunity, and greater urgency, for each one of us to promote conversations about why marriage equality matters.
What is marriage by evan wolfson anna english 10101 november 9, 2011 marriage and individuals “no matter what language people speak-from arabic to yiddish, from chinook to chinese- marriage is what we use to describe a specific relationship of love and dedication to another person” ( wolfson 90.
Evan wolfson is a executive director freedom to marry he is heartened that gay marriage has been in the news daily because more people talking about the issue. Evan wolfson’s greatest hope for the supreme court’s upcoming marriage equality ruling is that it will put him out of a job wolfson has been fighting for nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage since the early 1980s, most recently as the president of freedom to marry, a wildly successful campaign.