Nick Seaver
Born and raised in Maine, Nick Seaver moved to DC to study political communication in 2003. He began writing extensively on LGBT rights during the first ballot initiative in Maine that overturned marriage equality. He writes about a variety of issues, ranging from marriage to issues facing LGBT youth. Follow him on Twitter at @NDSeaver.

New video from Marylanders for Marriage

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A new video from Marylanders for Marriage featuring Catholic parents who want to see their gay son have equal rights.
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Maryland Gov offers insight on marriage campaign

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The latest public polling putting the state at 54% in favor of marriage equality and 40% opposed.

Marriage compared to pedophiles playing in parks

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Another religious right leader full of hate.

Maine firefighters do ad for marriage equality

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Four firefighters – three who are straight and one who is gay – speak out for marriage equality in Maine.

Maine marriage campaign preempts religious freedom attacks

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As Mainers United for Marriage kicks off the final phase of the marriage campaign, they’ve released a new ad that takes on the issue of religious freedom.  Knowing ...

Tea Party spokesman comes out for marriage equality in Maine

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Over the weekend, Dan Demeritt, the former communications director for Maine’s extreme Tea Party governor, published an op-ed in the Portland Press Herald announcing his ...

New Maine marriage ad to premiere during Olympic opening ceremonies

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Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is running an ad is support of marriage equality in Maine tomorrow during the opening ceremonies of the Olympics.  The ad features ...

Looking beyond couples at impact of marriage equality in Maine

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The Bangor Daily News, Maine’s second largest newspaper, recently launched a blog to share the “stories and voices behind the editorial page.”  The first post gets at a key ...

Secretary of Defense Panetta releases Pride month video

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A pretty remarkable video message from Defense Secretary Panetta in honor of Pride month.   Here are the responses from a couple of organizations: SLDN Executive Director Aubrey ...

A Father’s Day letter to his gay son

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The New York Times ran a piece today in the style section for Father’s Day.  It’s an incredibly emotional and personal piece about a father’s hopes for his ...

Today is the 45th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia

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On the 45th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia — the Supreme Court decision declaring unconstitutional state laws banning inter-racial marriage — Ted Olson and ...

Country music darling Carrie Underwood comes out for marriage equality

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Carrie Underwood, the American Idol turned country music superstar, announced in an interview with The Independent that she supports marriage equality. “As a married person myself, ...

Maine Dems release “It Gets Better” video

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The Maine Democratic Party released an “It Gets Better” video yesterday at their annual Pride event.  The video includes both Representatives Chellie Pingree and Mike ...
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