Marc Solomon

Marc Solomon

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Marc Solomon has been a Project Contributor since May 2010, has written 5 entries and currently lives in Los Angeles, California.


Marc Solomon is the marriage director of Equality California, where he focuses on overturning Prop 8 and restore the freedom to marry in the state. Before joining EQCA, Marc led the successful fight to protect marriage equality in Massachusetts as the executive director of MassEquality. He also helped with the efforts in Connecticut, Vermont and Maine.

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Marriage Equality: How We Won New York

Filed by Marc Solomon | June 30, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

How did we pull this historic victory off? With lessons from my work in marriage battles from Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut and California to draw on, I want to share my best thinking on what enabled us to win and what this means for the future.Read More

My Next Steps

Filed by Marc Solomon | October 28, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Over the past year-and-a-half, I have headed up Equality California's efforts to win back the freedom to marry. During this time, I've had the chance to work with thousands of tremendous organizers, advocates, volunteers, donors, elected officials, and other leaders...Read More

Our Constitution Is a Living, Breathing Document

Filed by Marc Solomon | August 04, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Reading the words of Judge Walker moves me deeply. Once again, our constitution is a living, breathing document, and today it protects our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, just as it should protect all people and peoples when the...Read More

Another Big Step Forward

Filed by Marc Solomon | July 10, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Yesterday's news out of Massachusetts was historic. A federal district court judge ruled that the federal government cannot treat same-sex married couples differently from heterosexual married couples if their state allows both to marry. This means that marriage is marriage,...Read More

Harvey Milk Day 2010: Being Out Is No Longer Enough

Filed by Marc Solomon | May 20, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

As much as any other leader, Harvey Milk is my hero and inspiration. Like so many others, I drew tremendous strength from his belief in the fundamental goodness of all LGBT people in spite of what society too often tells...Read More