GETTING TO “I DO”: Our Journeys to Marriage Equality
SHARE YOUR STORY TO CHANGE HEARTS & MINDS AROUND THE WORLD
Getting to "I Do": Our Journeys to Marriage Equality is a project to collect and share multimedia-rich personal stories about relationships, family, marriage, advocacy, and equality in an online gallery. Sharing the personal stories of our own dreams, ideals, and experiences with our families, friends, neighbors, colleagues, and communities is one of the most powerful ways to bring people to support civil marriage.
In partnership with acclaimed storytelling website Cowbird, MEUSA invites you to use this online tool to combine photos, audio, and text in order to create and share a wide range of personal marriage equality journeys and stories including:
- Personal journeys of same-sex couples and their relationships, their children, and their hopes and dreams for marriage
- Stories of our families, friends, neighbors, and communities as they’ve come to embrace and work towards marriage equality
- Stories of people who once opposed marriage equality but now have moved to a position of support
- Experiences as volunteers and advocates working towards marriage equality
Want to see what others have written or want ideas of what you can write? Check out our current stories here.
We invite and encourage you to be part of Getting to ‘I Do’ by sharing your own marriage equality stories with us via Cowbird, and by sharing this request with friends, family, co-workers, and your social media communities.
It’s free to join Cowbird (as a Nomad) and share! Just write "Marriage Equality USA" in the You section when you sign up.
Once you’ve created your account and logged in, please add your personal marriage equality story:
Click the Tell a story link at the top right of the Cowbird home page
Upload a photo, add audio and/or text
Click the Saga icon button in the right column, and choose Marriage Equality from the list of Cowbird sagas that appear
In addition to the full collection of stories that will live on Cowbird, MEUSA also will feature a curated collection of stories on its own website, blog, and social media platforms.