February 4th, 2004

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Massachussetts Ruling

I wish I could be optimistic about this news. Alas, I foresee copious amounts of posturing from conservative groups.
~Alison

Mass. High Court Rules to Mandate Same-Sex Marriage Decision Says Civil Unions Are Not Constitutional


The Associated Press
Wednesday, February 4, 2004; 11:44 AM


BOSTON The Massachusetts high court ruled Wednesday that only full, equal marriage rights for gay couples--rather than civil unions--would be constitutional, erasing any doubts that the nation's first same-sex marriages could take place in the state beginning in mid-May.

The court issued the opinion in response to a request from the state Senate about whether Vermont-style civil unions, which convey the state benefits of marriage--but not the title--would meet constitutional muster.
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hi again

I've posted here often from my serena_bliss lj, which I am slowly retiring.

Anyway, here is a link to a recent painting of mine that has something to do with identity. Um, I wouldn't offer a disclaimer for nudity, but I will say it features bridal imagery-- which (quite understandably) isn't a pleasant thing for many here. It is a Eros-Psyche myth reference.

http://www.livejournal.com/users/angiereedgarner/16531.html