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ACLU launches My Big Gay (Il)legal Wedding

While there have been so many advances in marriage equality this past year, there are still 32 states where same-sex couples can not marry legally.  The ACLU is aiming to draw attention to that inequality by launching their “My Big Gay (Il)legal Wedding,” campaign.  Project Runway mentor, Tim Gunn, is their spokesperson in their animated(…)

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a day in history

a day in history

so much today. so much. i can barely even put my thoughts and feelings into words. but i don’t want to forget. i barely slept last night. tossing and turning, anticipating the rulings of today. in my dreams, DOMA was overturned. i woke up hopeful, but anxious. i got ready, packed my daughter’s lunch, got(…)

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tax day

tax day

tax day is tomorrow.  most same-sex couples know that we have to file our taxes as single people.  we are not recognized as federal couples.  therefore, we are denied 1,138 federal rights. Capturing Love is launching a social media campaign: “A picture is worth…”  Please join them in publicizing this inequality by inserting your own(…)

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marriage equality

marriage equality

I was just contacted by Joseph, of the Gay Dating Blog that this little blog was listed as one of the top 100 blogs for Marriage Equality!  This means so much to me as we all know that marriage equality is coming closer and closer each day! The Gay Dating Blog “provides information on how(…)

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VOTE!

VOTE!

Readers, Today is Election Day. Please do all that you can to make sure you get out and vote! Make your voice heard! This family did:

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gay marriage infographic

gay marriage infographic

with the political environment heating up and the races getting tight, i wanted to share simply bridal’s gay marriage infographic. it shares a little bit about same-sex relationship laws and was interesting to view.  take a minute, check it out, and pay particular attention to the maps…  see where there’s color? that’s where same-sex couples(…)

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ryann & julie – a city hall wedding in new york city!

ryann & julie – a city hall wedding in new york city!

photographer, Kamilla Harris was asked to document these ladies legal ceremony in new york city on march 12, 2012.  she shares: “These awesome ladies have been together for years and have recently decided to get married. Unfortunately, their home state of Missouri does not recognize marriage equality – but, fortunately, finally, New York does, and(…)

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dana & cynthia – a brooklyn wedding

dana & cynthia – a brooklyn wedding

cynthia and dana – you may have seen them before… they were married in brooklyn right after ny state legalized gay marriage and were featured in People magazine in an article on same sex marriage! although they had planned their wedding in advance of the new legislation, they were overjoyed with the good news that(…)

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steve & joe – boston public gardens

steve & joe – boston public gardens

Glen Cooper, a Boston wedding photographer, shared this wedding with me. Steve & Joe were married on October 8, 2011 in the Boston Public Gardens. They have such an awesome travel theme represented in the details of their wedding and I love that they chose to have a legal wedding ceremony on their 10th anniversary!(…)

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