Joy In D.C.

Abby Zimet

Mazel Tov to the 124 same-sex couples
who applied to get married in D.C. today after the district joined five
states allowing gay marriage.  Happily, the usual handful of hateful
protesters in attendance were drowned out by the joy.

"We're whole now. We will actually be a true
family like everyone else." - Angelisa Young, who plans to marry her longtime partner Sinjoyla Townsend


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