Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The State Of Marriage (AUDIO)

The documentary “The State Of Marriage” will be presented by NewFest at The Center on Thursday June 2nd at 208 W 13 Street in NYC at 7P. The film tells the story of the courageous individuals who pioneered the 20-year fight for marriage equality in Vermont. The untold story is how legal pioneer Mary Bonauto partnered with small town Vermont lawyers Beth Robinson & Susan Murray in a 2 decade long struggle that built the foundation for the entire marriage equality movement. Despite fierce opposition Vermont became the first state to grant gay & lesbian couples legal recognition through a groundbreaking 1999 State Supreme Court decision. Marty Rouse HRC National Field Director Marty Rouse stated, "They really changed the course of American history." The film was written, directed & produced by Jeff Kaufman & co-produced by Marcia S. Ross who are fierce LGBT allies. Tickets to the film are $15 & includes admission to the screening, post-show talkback & complimentary reception with filmmakers Jeff Kaufman, Marcia S. Ross, Susan Murray, co-founder of Vermont Freedom to Marry, Roberta Kaplan, lead attorney in United States v. Winsor & Marty Rouse, National Field Director for the Human Rights Campaign. “The State Of Marriage” had its World Premiere in 2015 at the Provincetown International Film Festival is now available on iTunes & VOD. We talked to Jeff Kaufman & Marcia S. Ross at PIFF in this exclusive audio sound byte:
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