Celebrating our first wedding anniversary after 31 years

One year ago, on May 18th, 2013, I married my best friend and the love of my life. It was one of the most spectacular days of my life. Even the cloudy skies and rain couldn’t dampen a day we had been planning for years.

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Mothers across the country share stories of why marriage matters for all families

This Mother’s Day, moms are speaking out for the freedom to marry. From moms of gay and lesbian children to lesbian moms raising kids, their stories send one clear message: It's time for marriage nationwide. Read 16 of their moving stories.

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Many marriage states affirm respect for married same-sex couples in Utah

Soon after the federal government's announcement, several other states where same-sex couples can marry - including Washington state, Maryland, and Maine - confirmed that they, too, would honor the couples' marriages.

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Newlywed couple of 30 years wishes neighbors a ‘Married Christmas’ with lawn display

"For over 20 years, Teresa and I have included our not-so-subtle LGBT touch to our holiday display," Jo explained about the Mrs. Claus lawn ornaments. "This year, I am thrilled to say the Mrs. Clauses are wearing wedding bands for the first time!"

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Glenn & Michael in PA: Working toward acceptance in our families and communities

On National Coming Out Day, stories like Michael's and Glenn's remind us that when LGBT people "come out," they provoke change in their friends, in their families, and in their communities.

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Ohio judge rules in favor of same-sex couple who married in Maryland

Earlier this week, a federal judge in Ohio ruled that state officials must respect the marriage of a Cincinnati couple, John Arthur and James Obergefell, who married in Maryland after 20 years together.

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Documentary ‘The New Black’ examines growing support for marriage in black community

This month, a new documentary exploring the American black community and their views on the freedom to marry, debuted at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The documentary, The New Black, hones in on the campaign to win marriage for same-sex couples in Maryland.

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Lindsey and Jessica’s wedding weekend in Maryland: 2 families becoming 1

At the end of March - in front of the backdrop of the U.S. Supreme Court hearing oral arguments in two landmark marriage cases - Lindsey Dawson and Jessica Chipoco married in a gorgeous outdoor ceremony in Maryland. Check out beautiful photos from their wedding!

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14 Photos: Our First Valentine’s Day as a Married Couple

As the country continues to move forward on marriage, we take the time this week to celebrate the thousands of same-sex couples celebrating their first Valentine's Day as a married couple - and look forward to the day when all couples who want to marry can be married Valentines.

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Our life in 17 photos: A gay sailor’s love story

Navy Senior Chief Dwayne D. Beebe and Jonathan Franqui have fallen in love and committed their lives together - they were excited to get their marriage license in Maryland, and they look forward to their ceremony in Florida. But their marriage deserves legal respect - respect that cannot happen until all couples have the freedom to marry, and until DOMA is overturned once and for all.

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