Mayors For Marriage

Mayors For The Freedom To Marry

Equality Virginia is partnering with Freedom To Marry to recognize Virginia mayors who are standing up for marriage equality.   Whether achieved through legislative or legal action, laying a solid groundwork of support in communities across Virginia will be an integral part of attaining marriage equality.  This is one of several projects Equality Virginia is working on to change hearts and minds across the Commonwealth.

Learn more about how Equality Virginia is working to gain the freedom to marry.

Since 2012, mayors across the United States have signed Freedom To Marry’s statement of support.  To date, nearly 500 mayors from 40 states and Washington, DC have signed.

In Virginia, fourteen leaders have completed the mayors pledge.

  • William Euille – Alexandria, VA
  • Jay Fisette, Arlington, VA
  • Faye Pritchard – Ashland, VA
  • Ron Rordam – Blacksburg, VA
  • Nick Kitchen – Capron, VA
  • Satyendra Singh Huja – Charlottesville, VA
  • Jim Sturgis – Eastville, VA
  • Sharon Bulova – Fairfax County, VA
  • R. Scott Silverthorne – Fairfax, VA
  • George Wallace – Hampton, VA
  • Mimi Elrod – Lexington, VA
  • Paul Fraim – Norfolk, VA
  • Brian Moore – Petersburg, VA
  • Clyde Haulman – Williamsburg, VA


Will your mayor sign on?  More information and an online form is available on Freedom to Marry’s website.