We are sometimes undergoing hardship trying to raise children without the protections that marriage provides.
UPDATE, a.m.: Rockledge residents Angelique Bonadio and Tiffany Gregg have received the first gay marriage license issued at the Moore Justice Center in Viera. Previous story: Rockledge resident Jason Mc Cloy met Pete nearly 13 years ago while vacationing in Orlando, and the couple exchanged rings and vows during an August 2004 commitment ceremony on a Key West beach at sunset. A federal judge has ruled that the Sunshine State's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, and the couple plans to pick up a marriage license Tuesday afternoon at the Brevard County Clerk of Courts office in Viera."A lot of our friends were saying, 'Hey, go to Rhode Island or go to these other places where it's legal.' But for us, it's really important to be legal where we live. Brevard clerk of courts employees may open extra customer service lanes for marriage licenses if demand is sufficient, said Tyler Winik, deputy clerk for legal affairs and special projects.
Hinkle clarified his order on New Year's Day, stating that all 67 Florida clerks are obliged to issue licenses starting Tuesday.
Dianne Feinstein, then [50 dead in worst mass shooting in U. history] Alas, fear is not limited to LGBT boomers, who came of age in the shadow of Stonewall. Twenty-four-year-old Jacob Tobia, a genderqueer writer and advocate, told me how “people like me are constantly subjected to immense violence. “It scares me because it could have been just about any queer space. In recent years we’ve seen killings in a movie theater, an elementary school, a Charleston, S.
C., church, and too many workplaces and college campuses to bear.
District Judge Robert Hinkle struck down the state's gay marriage ban back in August, but he issued a stay of proceedings that expires today."We want to be there tomorrow because it's the first day ever, and it's a historically significant day," Mc Cloy said."A lot of people just take it for granted.
Deputy clerks will be available to officiate ceremonies, at the front counter, at nearby outdoor locations or after-hours, Winik said.
Even Facebook founder Mark Zuckerburg's status recently went from single to married.
So post your anniversary dinner photo together or a picture from a recent vacation," she says.
“We’ve got work to do when LGBT people around the world still face incredible isolation and poverty and persecution and violence, and even death,” the president told a rapt audience.