The Department of Veterans Affairs has decided to allow the same-sex spouse of a member of the military to be buried in a U.S. national cemetery.
Actor Jim Nabors says marrying his longtime male partner doesn’t change anything about their relationship — he just wanted it to be formally acknowledged. Admitting his sexuality publicly for the first time, the 82-year old said he chose Washington for his wedding because he didn’t want to travel too far from his Hawaii home.
Social Outreach Seattle says it is moving forward with a plan to bring rainbow crosswalks to Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Same-sex couples in Washington state began reciting wedding vows at events across the state Sunday, December 9, the first day they could marry after the state’s gay marriage law took effect.
Two by two, dozens of same-sex couples obtained their marriage licenses in Washington state early Thursday, just hours after Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a voter-approved law legalizing gay marriage.
Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed into law a measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in Washington state, which now joins several other states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed.
Ten same-sex couples were selected in a lottery on Monday to receive some of the first licenses issued under the new Washington state law allowing gay marriage.
To celebrate Seattle’s first same sex marriages, Seattle’s Paramount Theatre is hosting a FREE reception on Sunday, December 9 with entertainment, fun and wedding cake!
King County Executive Dow Constantine will open the county Recorder’s Office in Seattle early — just after midnight — on Dec. 6 to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Supporters of gay marriage in Washington state are declaring victory, saying there’s no way opponents can prevail as votes continue to trickle in on Referendum 74.