Navigation

This is a debugging block

Support Navigation

This is a debugging block

Sub-Navigation

This is a debugging block

GLAAD Social Media

This is a debugging block

connect with glaad

RI to Become 10th State Allowing Marriage Equality

Content

This is a debugging block

Associated Press
|
May 2, 2013

Rhode Island is joining nine other states and the District of Columbia in allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry. Gov. Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee) plans to sign gay marriage legislation into law Thursday following a final procedural vote in the state's General Assembly. Hundreds are expected to gather at the Statehouse to celebrate the new law, which has already passed the House and Senate once.