In The News

On Sunday, July 24, marriage equality in New York officially went into effect, allowing hundreds of loving and committed couples to marry. GLAAD has been happy to provide assistance to several of these couples as they have been sharing their stories with the media. GLAAD has also helped to amplify the voices of LGBT-affirming people of faith. Check out the on-going media coverage below:

Tiffany Peckosh & Meredith Soffrin

The Associated Press – July 23, 2011
"Bittersweet weddings approach for NY gay couples"
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_GAY_MARRIAGE?SITE=DCTMS&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

The BBC – July 24, 2011
"Hundreds of gay couples tie the knot in New York"
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-14271370

NTV – July 24, 2011
"Нью-Йорк станет Меккой сексуальных меньшинств"
http://www.ntv.ru/novosti/234214/#tn5

Bloomberg Businessweek – July 26, 2011
"Gay Marriage in New York"
http://images.businessweek.com/slideshows/20110725/gay-marriage-in-new-york/slides/7

BBC 1 Radio – July 21, 2011
"New York couples set for state's first gay marriages"
http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/14235461

BBC – July 24, 2011
"Wedding joy for New York same-sex couples"
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-14270960

New York Magazine – July 23, 2011
"Gay Marriage Soon a Reality in New York"
http://nymag.com/fashion/lookbook/look-book-2011-8-8/index12.html

WPVI/ABC News – August 1, 2011
"It's Official"
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/national_world&id=8267709

Alan Miles & Drew Glick

USA Today – July 24, 2011
"800 couples wed on first day gay marriage is legal in N.Y."
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2011-07-24-new-york-gay-marriage_n.htm

The Associated Press – July 21, 2011
"Mass. gay couples to NY: DOMA denies you benefits"
http://www.kansascity.com/2011/07/21/3027908/mass-gay-couples-to-ny-doma-denies.html#ixzz1SrrSWWZC

The Times of London – July 22, 2011
"Wedding jitters strike New York's gay community"
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/wedding-jitters-strikes-new-yorks-gay-community/story-e6frg6so-1226099829722

NBC New York – July 22, 2011
"Two Days and Counting"
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Two_Days_And_Counting_New_York-126039968.html

The Daily Beast – July 23, 2011
"We’re Getting Married Tomorrow!"
http://www.thedailybeast.com/galleries/2011/07/23/new-york-same-sex-marriage-five-couples-on-their-gay-weddings.html

Fox ‘Good Day New York’ – July 25, 2011
"Gay Couple Marry and Talk to Good Day"
http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/good_day_ny/gay-couple-marry-and-talk-to-good-day-20110725

Bloomberg Businessweek – July 26, 2011
"Gay Marriage in New York"
http://images.businessweek.com/slideshows/20110725/gay-marriage-in-new-york/slides/5

Lino Caminha & Luke Strandquist

The New York Times – July 24, 2011
"Same-Sex Couples Marry in New York"
http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2011/07/24/nyregion/20110725-MARRIAGE-12.html

Kristen Henderson & Sarah Kate Ellis

The New York Times – July 22, 2011
"For the Sake of the Children"
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/24/fashion/weddings/gay-marriage-for-the-sake-of-the-children.html

Chris Fraley & Victor Self

Westchester Journal News – July 23, 2011
"For Rye couple, gay-marriage law brings another 'I do'"
http://www.lohud.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/201107230230/NEWS02/107230342'

The Gay City News – July 22, 2011
"A Commitment Renewed"
http://www.gaycitynews.com/articles/2011/07/22/gay_city_news/features/doc4e28d544ab6cf323258478.txt

The Rye Patch – July 24, 2011
"Making History, Rye Couple Weds on First Day for NY Same-Sex Marriages"
http://rye.patch.com/articles/making-history-rye-couple-weds-on-first-day-of-same-sex-marriages-in-new-york#c

The Daily Rye – July 25, 2011
"Gay Couple First to be Married in Rye"
http://www.thedailyrye.com/neighbors/gay-couple-first-be-married-rye

The Harrison Patch – July 24, 2011
"Making History, Rye Couple Weds on First Day for NY Same-Sex Marriages"
http://harrison.patch.com/articles/making-history-rye-couple-weds-on-first-day-of-same-sex-marriages-in-new-york

Freddy Zambrano & Marcos Chaljub

CNN – July 24, 2011
"First New York couples wed under new same-sex marriage law"
http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/07/24/new.york.same.sex.marriage/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

The New York Times – July 24, 2011
"Portraits From the New York City Marriage Bureau"
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/07/24/nyregion/20110724-gaymarriage-portraits.html?ref=weddings

Fox News Latino – July 25, 2011
"Gay Latinos Make Marriage History in New York"
http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2011/07/25/gay-latinos-make-marriage-history-in-new-york-city/

Lillian Rivera & Elsa

La Voz de Houston – June 26, 2011
"Hispanos de NY esperan decisión sobre matrimonio gay"
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sp/nws/7622256.html

Latina.com – June 28, 2011
"How the NY Gay Marriage Bill is Changing Lives"
http://www.latina.com/lifestyle/news/how-ny-gay-marriage-bill-changing-latina-lives

Rev. Jacqueline Lewis

The New York Times – July 24, 2011
"After Long Wait, Same-Sex Couples Marry in New York"
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/25/nyregion/after-long-wait-same-sex-couples-marry-in-new-york.html?pagewanted=1

Stephen Williams & Joey Pressley

The Grio – July 24, 2011
"Gay couple to finally wed after 20 years of waiting"
http://www.thegrio.com/news/marriage-equality-a-20-year-relationship-is-finally-legalize.php

The Associated Press – July 23, 2011
"Bittersweet weddings approach for NY gay couples"
http://news.yahoo.com/photos/july-19-2011-photo-stephen-williams-partner-joey-photo-184703550.html

WPVI/ABC News – July 23, 2011
"Gay Marriage Soon a Reality in New York"
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/national_world&id=8267709

The Sydney Morning Herald – July 25, 2011
"A Gay Time for NY Marriage"
http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/lifematters/a-gay-time-for-ny-marriage-20110724-1hvi1.html

The Fort Greene-Clinton Hill – July 29, 2011
"Fort Greene Couple to Get the Mayoral Treatment at Gay Marriage Ceremony"
http://fortgreene.patch.com/articles/fort-greene-couple-to-get-the-mayoral-treatment-at-gay-marriage-ceremony

Kele Nkhereanye & Renee Boyd

Siegessäule – July 25, 2011
"Gestern war Same-Sex-Marriage-Day im Bundesstaat New York. Dort können Homos jetzt heiraten"
http://www.siegessaeule.de/queere-welt/new-york-yes-i-do.html