Service Members Speak Out for the Freedom to Marry

Three military veterans who, together with their friend, U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant T. Ashley Metcalf represent 45 years of military service. Sgt. Metcalf is gay, and his band of brothers support him and the freedom to marry.

Freedom Oklahoma: Cuyler Family on Why Marriage Matters

This new video focuses on Ed Cuyler, a retired Army colonel who served in the Army for 12 years, with 22 years in the Army reserves. He has received a Purple Heart and speaks here about why he wants his daughter to be able to marry the woman she loves.

William & Marge Bradshaw for Utah Unites for Marriage

William and Marge Bradshaw have 5 children and 18 grandkids. Above all, they know marriage is about love and commitment—and all loving couples deserve the rights that only marriage can provide.

The Family Montoya

Dorothy Montoya, 80, of Espanolawas, married for 56 years. She and her late husband raised 6 children, including her openly gay son, Roger, now engaged to his longtime partner Salvador. Dorothy believes all of her children - including Roger - deserve the fundamental freedom to marry.

The Sandoval Family

After 51 years of marriage, the Sandovals understand the importance of family - and they believe in the Golden Rule, treating others as you wish to be treated. That's why they support the freedom of every New Mexican to marry the person they love.

Tammy and Rachel Reim-Ledbetter

This loving couple shares their story of love, commitment, and why they want the freedom to marry in Washington.

Marilyn Strickland

Tacoma Mayor Strickland talks about her own partnership with her husband, why marriage matters, and why all people should have the freedom to marry.

Kip Tokuda

Kip Tokuda speaks out about the importance of strong family bonds - and why all people should be able to start their family with the legal protections of marriage.

Patricia Flores

This woman wants all seven of her grandchildren to have the freedom to marry the person they love.

Pablo Monroy

This Army National Guard servicemember and first-generation American talks why marriage matters in Washington.


Yvonne and Fred, from Duluth, Minnesota talk about why they support the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.


Lutheran minister Reverend Gib Rossing and his wife, Beth Rossing, talking about their son Jonathan and their hopes for him to be able to marry his long-term partner Ryan.

The Gardner Family

Harlan Gardner of Machias, joined by four generations of his family, talks about what marriage means to him and why it matters to the gay and lesbian people in his life.


Republican State Senator Cheryl Pflug shares her thoughts on the freedom to marry for all.

The Lawsons

Pat and Dan Lawson of Monroe talk about what marriage means to them and why they want the gay and lesbian people in their life to have the freedom to marry.

Parents’ Journey

Paul and Jennette Reddicker discuss their priest's response to their lesbian daughter, and their hope that she will be able to marry in their home.

Faith and Marriage

Pastor Michael Gray and his wife Robyn describe how their faith supported their journey toward support of marriage for same sex couples.

Love and Marriage

In this video, four couples talk about the true meaning of marriage-- love, commitment and family.

Family Values

Val and Steve describe how the values they taught their daughters led them to support marriage for same sex couples.

Mark and Steven

Freedom to Marry supporter Steve Ledoux shared this wonderful video of why marriage matters to him and his husband Mark.

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