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Gays marry in Washington DC; WaPo readers freak out

Tue, Mar 9 marked the first day that same-sex couples in Washington DC could marry.

Three couples got hitched at the Human Rights Campaign headquarters in a big ceremony.

The video is below. All 40 minutes of it. Back-to-back gay marrying action!

If other people’s wedding videos aren’t your thing, perhaps this story will grab your interest:


The Washington Post ran this lovely photo on the cover of the paper last week, as the district began accepting marriage licence applications.
Apparently a few dozen readers were so deeply offended that they cancelled their subscriptions:

Wrote Lee Miller of Columbia: “I would appreciate it if your cover
pictures would not be so disturbing where my kids can see it easily on
the kitchen table… please don’t shove this “Gay” business in our
face. This is something that should have shown up on an inside page or
two (without the picture).” (read more of the outrageous comments and the WaPo ombudsman’s response

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