April 15, 2014A new study released today shows that extending marriage to same-sex couples in Oregon would have a big payoff for the state's economy, generating upwards of $47.3 million in the first three years.
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April 15, 2014Allowing same-sex couples to marry would boost Oregon’s economy by $47.3 million over the first three years and generate 468 new jobs in the state, according to an independent research report conducted by UCLA’s Williams Institute.
April 14, 2014As Oregon newspapers begin to editorialize against discrimination, please take a moment to like and share each announcement like this one, to help us spread the word and encourage everyone to voice their opposition to discrimination in Oregon. Use the share buttons on this page to spread the word to your own networks
April 11, 2014Greenlight Creative, a full service lighting production firm, has joined our coalition supporting marriage for same-sex couples in Oregon. The Portland-based company, is a major employer and service provider, boasting hundreds of clients in the PDX area.
April 10, 2014The fight against discrimination has come to Oregon. A measure is in the ballot title process that would bring discrimination to our state in the most insidious way. The public debate on this measure has already begun, with a televised debate on KATU. Watch now.
April 8, 2014Support for the freedom to marry in Oregon is at an all-time high, with more and more businesses and professionals joining our campaign to make 2014 the year we win marriage for all Oregon families. Of the latest businesses to join, Phototainment—a photo booth company—is thrilled to join the growing roster of businesses supporting marriage equality.
April 8, 2014In a guest commentary in the Statesman Journal, Gregg Moreland, Political and Community Outreach co-chair of the Human Rights Campaign in Oregon, writes about how Oregon is going to win the freedom to marry in 2014. Either in the courts or on the ballot, Oregonians will celebrate the freedom to marry for all loving and committed couples.
April 8, 2014On the brink of winning the freedom to marry for Oregon’s same sex couples, a new, dangerous threat of legalized discrimination faces our state. And the fight against it has already begun.
April 5, 2014In a recent guest post in The Register-Guard, Matt Friday and Bruce Carlson share their lives as a couple and a family over the last 28 years. Since they met—on the day after Valentine’s Day in 1986—their loving, committed relationship has been no different than any other. And as we get closer to winning the freedom to marry, Matt and Bruce are looking forward to the day when they’ll be able to make a public promise to each other in front of family and friends.
April 4, 2014Support for the freedom to marry in Oregon is at an all-time high, boasting a new coalition of businesses and professionals joining our campaign. The new coalition, Wedding Professionals United for Marriage, are a group of Oregon based various service providers that are taking a stand on behalf of marriage equality in our state.