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As gay marriage debate rages on, Massachusetts couple enjoys married life

Publié par Clifford Armion le 13/05/2012

Eli Saslow

Linda will drive them to the barbecue, because she always drives. Gloria will close her eyes and sleep in the car, because Linda drives too fast. Linda will mix up her stories in a rush of nervous excitement, so Gloria will squeeze her hand as a signal to calm down. They will finish each other’s sentences and maybe each other’s plates, because that’s what happens after 41 years.

At the barbecue this Sunday afternoon in Boston, the two women plan to reunite with six other couples to mark their collective anniversary: eight years since they won a joint lawsuit against Massachusetts and became the first gay couples to marry in the United States. In a country still divided by the concept of gay marriage, these eight women and six men have the most firsthand experience.
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"As gay marriage debate rages on, Massachusetts couple enjoys married life", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mai 2012. Consulté le 16/06/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/as-gay-marriage-debate-rages-on-massachusetts-couple-enjoys-married-life