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Same Sex Marriage Washington

On Being Witness To Extraordinary History

Gov. Chris Gregoire | Posted 02.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Gov. Chris Gregoire

We have few occasions in life to be witness to extraordinary history. This is one of those days. Today same-sex couples in Washington are getting married under a law approved by the voters. The voters have told all our families that they are equal under the law.

PHOTOS: Washington's First Same-Sex Couples Apply For Marriage Licenses

Joe Mirabella | Posted 02.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Joe Mirabella

It was incredible to see so many couples, each with their own history of waiting for this moment to come. Some, like Jane and Pete-e, and John and Stuart, have been waiting a life time. This moment could not come soon enough.

This Is What Marriage Equality Looks Like

Posted 12.06.2012 | Weddings

For hundreds of same-sex Washington couples wanting to tie the knot, December 6th marked a watershed moment. Marriage licenses were issued to gay a...

Washington United For Marriage Launches Groundbreaking Facebook Tool To Get Out The Vote

Scott Wooledge | Posted 01.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Scott Wooledge

The folks working to get the Washington electorate to approve Referendum 74, which affirms the right of LGBT couples to marry, have found a unique and groundbreaking way to harness Facebook to power their Get Out the Vote operation.

The Marriage Problem

Lance Brister | Posted 04.01.2012 | Gay Voices
Lance Brister

I have trouble committing to a decision about which doughnut to get, so not being able to wed has been a convenient cop-out when it comes to the ultimate commitment. But now that the tide is changing, what are commitmentphobes supposed to do? Get married?

What Washingtonians (And the Rest of Us) Can Do to Help Make Marriage Equality a Reality

Brody Brown | Posted 03.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Brody Brown

If you agree with Governor Chris Gregoire that "it is time" to legalize gay marriage and that "it's the right thing to do," there are several ways you can help make the prospect of marriage equality in Washington a reality, whether or not you actually reside in the state.