Evan Wolfson

Evan Wolfson (born February 4, 1957) is an attorney and gay rights advocate.wikipedia
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Freedom to Marry

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He is the founder and president of Freedom to Marry, a group favoring same-sex marriage in the United States.
Freedom to Marry was founded in New York City in 2003 by Evan Wolfson.

Boy Scouts of America v. Dale

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He has taught as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School, Rutgers Law School, and Whittier Law School and argued before the Supreme Court in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale.
Dale was represented by Evan Wolfson, an attorney and noted LGBT rights advocate.

Taylor Allderdice High School

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He graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School in 1974 and Yale College in 1978.

Silliman College

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At Yale, he was a resident of Silliman College, a history major, and Speaker of the Yale Political Union.

Yale Political Union

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At Yale, he was a resident of Silliman College, a history major, and Speaker of the Yale Political Union.

Civil union

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Wolfson does not favor the civil union or domestic partnership approaches, because semantic differences create "a stigma of exclusion" and deny gay couples "social and other advantages."
"Marriage in the United States is a civil union; but a civil union, as it has come to be called, is not marriage," said Evan Wolfson of Freedom to Marry.

LGBT rights by country or territory

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Evan Wolfson (born February 4, 1957) is an attorney and gay rights advocate.

Time Out (magazine)

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Wolfson authored the book Why Marriage Matters: America, Equality, and Gay People's Right to Marry, which Time Out New York magazine called, "Perhaps the most important gay-marriage primer ever written..."

Columbia Law School

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He has taught as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School, Rutgers Law School, and Whittier Law School and argued before the Supreme Court in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale.

Rutgers Law School

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He has taught as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School, Rutgers Law School, and Whittier Law School and argued before the Supreme Court in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale.

Whittier Law School

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He has taught as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School, Rutgers Law School, and Whittier Law School and argued before the Supreme Court in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale.

Supreme Court of the United States

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He has taught as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School, Rutgers Law School, and Whittier Law School and argued before the Supreme Court in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale.

American Jews

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Wolfson was born in to a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh

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Wolfson was born in to a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in Pittsburgh.

Yale College

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He graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School in 1974 and Yale College in 1978.

Peace Corps

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After graduation he served in the Peace Corps in Togo, in western Africa.

Togo

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After graduation he served in the Peace Corps in Togo, in western Africa.

Africa

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After graduation he served in the Peace Corps in Togo, in western Africa.

Harvard Law School

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He returned and entered Harvard Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1983.

Juris Doctor

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He returned and entered Harvard Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1983.

Maggie Gallagher

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On October 6, 2010, he returned to the Yale Political Union to debate same-sex marriage against opponent Maggie Gallagher, chairman of the National Organization for Marriage.

National Organization for Marriage

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On October 6, 2010, he returned to the Yale Political Union to debate same-sex marriage against opponent Maggie Gallagher, chairman of the National Organization for Marriage.

Political philosophy

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Wolfson taught political philosophy at Harvard College before he returned to his birthplace as Kings County (Brooklyn) assistant district attorney, prosecuting sex crimes and homicides, as well as serving in the Appeals Bureau.

Harvard College

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Wolfson taught political philosophy at Harvard College before he returned to his birthplace as Kings County (Brooklyn) assistant district attorney, prosecuting sex crimes and homicides, as well as serving in the Appeals Bureau.