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March 03, 2011

Marriage Equality 1st Anniversary Press Event 

Marriage Equality 1st Anniversary Press Event

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WHAT/WHO: Mayor Vincent C. Gray, other community leaders celebrate the one-year anniversary of the realization of full marriage equality in the District of Columbia.

WHEN: Thursday, March 3, 2011 – 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Covenant Baptist Church
3845 South Capitol Street SW
Washington, DC 20032

BACKGROUND: Under Mayor Gray’s leadership as then-Chairman, the D.C. Council approved marriage-equality legislation in 2009. It went into effect on March 3, 2010, when the Marriage Bureau of the D.C. Superior Court officially accepted its first marriage applications from same-sex couples.

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