Tuesday, March 11, 2008

It’s Personal

Check out this touching and informative article in the Los Angeles Times:

Same-sex union -- it's personal

As the high court considers the legality, couples who wed in the Bay Area savor the joy of the institution.

By Mary Engel

March 6

When Jackie Goldberg and Sharon Stricker headed to San Francisco to get married four years ago, they saw their wedding as a political statement. It surprised them both when, halfway through the ceremony on the steps of the City Hall rotunda, the usually stalwart Goldberg burst into tears.

"It felt much different than I expected," Goldberg said Wednesday, a few days shy of the March 8 anniversary. "I thought I was going to be proud and pleased and happy. But I didn't expect to be emotionally moved."

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