Wednesday, September 21, 2005

DEBATE: Evan Wolfson debates Glenn Stanton of Focus on the Family

Debating equal rights for same-sex couples at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Glenn Stanton of Focus on the Family and Evan Wolfson of Freedom to Marry agree on one thing: marriage matters. A proposed marriage amendment is due to arrive in the Wisconsin legislature and many have the question of why marriage matters on their minds. Debating the importance of marriage and ending discrimination in marriage to same-sex couples, Wolfson and Stanton debate the important issue in front of a packed audience.
This podcast was produced with the help of Action Wisconsin and Action Wisconsin volunteer Megan Sapnar.

LECTURE: Evan Wolfson at Marquette University Law School

Evan Wolfson talks to the next generation of lawyers at MULS in Milwaukee, Wisconsin regarding the importance of the freedom to marry and how they can make their voices heard to encourage the non-gay people in their lives to embrace fairness and equality. Evan also addressed the dangers of the proposed anti-gay state constitutional amendment aimed at denying all family protections to gay couples and their kids in Wisconsin, and answered questions from students and faculty.

Monday, September 19, 2005

Conversations with Joy Cardin on WPR: The pros and cons of marriage equality

Courtesy of Wisconsin Public Radio , Joy Cardin and guests, discuss the pros and cons of legalizing marriage. Evan Wolfson, Author of "Why Marriage Matters: America, Equality, and Gay People's Right to Marry" (Simon & Schuster) discusses reasons to support marriage equality. Glenn Stanton of Focus on the Family follows with reasons on why he opposes the end of discrimination in marriage to same-sex couples. Both guest takes phones calls regarding why marriage matters to Wisconsinites.

Saturday, September 17, 2005

SPEECH: National Convention of Editorial Writers

Keynote speech by Evan Wolfson, addressing editorial writers at the Annual Convention luncheon in Portland, Orgeon. Wolfson discusses the recent successes in marriage equality, the legislative landscape, and answers key questions from editorial writers regarding why marriage matters.