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Evan Wolfson is widely regarded as the primary strategist behind the movement to legalize marriage equality in the United States. He is currently the founder and executive director of Freedom to Marry, the national organization devoted to the project of ending discrimination against same-sex couples at all levels of recognition by the State.
This week he was awarded the Barnard College Medal of Distinction along with President Barack Obama, just a few days after the President announced that he supported marriage equality.
In an even bigger twist, former Chief Judge of New York's highest court, Judith Kaye, presented Evan with his award.