Marriage Guide for Rhode Island Same-Sex Couples

Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders
April 2010

Although Rhode Island does not allow same-sex couples to marry at home, Rhode Island same-sex couples may legally marry in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont, New Hampshire, the District of Columbia and Canada without needing to meet any residency requirement. Whether you should enter a marriage and what it all means are questions this publication is meant to address. [PDF]