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Same-Sex Marriage


Robin Grace & Lucia Page

March 23, 2013 Saphire Estate Sharon, Massachusetts Robin Grace and Lucia Page’s engagement was special two times over. While ziplining through the trees on a […]

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Ten Years Ago, the Supreme Judicial Court Legalized Gay Marriage in Massachusetts

Ten years ago today, the Supreme Judicial Court made Massachusetts the first state to legalize same-sex marriage. On November 18, 2003, the court declared, in […]


Jeff Alexander & John Pletzke

September 8, 2012 The Jetties Nantucket, Massachusetts Romance first bloomed between Jeff Alexander and John Pletzke at the office: The two met 15 years ago […]

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Gay Rights Advocate on DOMA Decision: ‘It Feels Wicked, Wicked Good’

Standing before hundreds of gay rights supporters on the steps of Cambridge City Hall on Wednesday, the same place where the nation’s first legal marriage […]

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Fully Equal Marriage, 10 Years After Lawrence v Texas

Some months ago, I half-seriously opined that the Supreme Court justices might be finagling to issue a major ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on […]

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Without DOMA, Massachusetts Marriages Are Finally on Equal Footing

Perhaps you were under the impression that because Massachusetts recognized same-sex marriage, wedded gay couples enjoyed the same rights as their heterosexual counterparts. Until today, […]

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As ‘Pride Week’ Begins, Boston Doesn’t Top List of Most ‘Gay Friendly’ Cities

As Pride Week kicked off on Friday, launching a seven-day celebration of the gay community, organizers of the event scoffed at recent rankings that failed […]

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Why Tax Season Is Even More Terrible for Same-Sex Couples

The April 15 deadline for filing taxes is just days away, and while Massachusetts recognizes the marriage of same-sex couples, the federal government doesn’t, which […]

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The Supreme Court Is Unlikely to Reinstate Prop. 8

The Supreme Court begins its second day of oral arguments surrounding the question of gay marriage Wednesday as it considers whether to strike down the federal […]

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Same-Sex Marriage Rally Held on Steps of City Hall

Ryane Herlihy believes no child should go to school each day and feel ashamed of their parents—whether that child has two mothers or two fathers. […]

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Here Are the Local Companies Asking the Supreme Court to Overturn DOMA

Arguing that the Defense of Marriage Act unduly burdens them with administrative and financial headaches of navigating contradictory laws and benefits, nearly 300 employers, many […]

Real New England Weddings: Tim White & Scott MacKenzie

June 30, 2012, Lord Thompson Manor, Thompson, Connecticut.