"On every level there was something lacking," said Kirsten Palladino, who took Maria's surname after their wedding in June 2009. "We didn't see any couples like us. The language was all he and she, bride and groom, please your man."
After their honeymoon in St. Martin, they decided to do something about it. This month, they published the second issue of their online same-sex wedding magazine, Equally Wed.