On today’s edition of Sprouts, it’s part 2 of a two-part interview. Evan Wolfson is interviewed by Travis of OutCasting about the state of marriage equality following the US Supreme Court’s historic rulings in June.
Evan, a longtime civil rights attorney, is the founder of the organization Freedom to Marry in NYC. He served as co-counsel in the Hawaii marriage case that launched the ongoing global movement for the freedom to marry. He is the author of “Why Marriage Matters (America, Equality, and Gay People’s Right to Marry), published by Simon and Schuster in 2004. The National Law Journal has named him one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America. Newsweek/The Daily Beast called him “the godfather of gay marriage” and Time magazine named him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
OutCasting, produced by Media for the Public Good in NY, formerly WDFH Westchester Public Radio, deals with LGBTQ youth issues and is staffed by LGBTQ youth and straight allies. The team includes Travis, Nicole, Lester, Chris, Josh, George, Mady, and Sydney. Executive producer Marc Sophos.