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.
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.
This loving couple shares their story of love, commitment, and why they want the freedom to marry in Washington.
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 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.
This woman wants all seven of her grandchildren to have the freedom to marry the person they love.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pastor Michael Gray and his wife Robyn describe how their faith supported their journey toward support of marriage for same sex couples.
In this video, four couples talk about the true meaning of marriage-- love, commitment and family.
Val and Steve describe how the values they taught their daughters led them to support marriage for same sex couples.
Freedom to Marry supporter Steve Ledoux shared this wonderful video of why marriage matters to him and his husband Mark.
Tobi and Janee talk about how the lack of federal recognition for their marriage impacts their young son Amari.
Darrick and Kate tell how they've learned that letting gay people get married fits in with the values that they want to teach their own children.
Cristina and Monica, a married couple in New York, talk about the hardships caused by the Defense of Marriage Act.