My Big Gay Shotgun Wedding

Written by scott on March 2nd, 2013

My Big Gay Shotgun WeddingFriend of the Blog (is that FOTB?) Lisa alerted us to this great article about one couple’s wedding and the Defense of Marriage Act:

It was supposed to be just a little civil service, a Justice of the Peace type thing. We’d solemnly swear, sign some paperwork, and be done. Marriage at this point in our relationship, we thought, is merely a legal transaction – certainly no big deal.

But as two gay men in America, getting married is no small matter. It’s the flashpoint of a national debate over equal rights, one that could soon be decided by nothing less than the United States Supreme Court.

We got married recently because we had to – a shotgun wedding, of sorts. We’re expecting…no, not a baby, but that Supreme Court ruling, and the results could greatly impact our lives.

Read the whole thing over at Medium.com.

 

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