07/20/2011 04:38 pm ET Updated Sep 19, 2011

Gay Divorce: More Difficult To Attain Than Marriage

As thousands of gay and lesbian couples are planning weddings in New York -- and celebrating their hard-fought right to marry -- others around the nation are fighting for the right to divorce.

Since most states, and the federal government, don't recognize gay marriages, many same-sex couples are left with no way to officially split.

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