Saturday, February 13, 2010

Same Sex America

Showtime is now playing a documentary that follows several same sex couples who contemplate marriage after Massachusetts became the first state in the nation to legalize gay marriage.  Watching this documentary reminded how emotional it was leading up to May 17, 2004 and how important the state elections that followed were to help GLBT allies in the State House win re-election.

Fast forward 5+ years later and this is no longer a controversial subject in MA. The state estimates more than 16,000 same sex couples have been married, and with one of the lowest divorce rates in the country - same sex marriage clearly has neither compromised the institution nor stopped people from wanting to get married. 

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"Same Sex America"

For more about the history of this debate in MA you can read more here.

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