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Anne Stockwell

It’s hard
to imagine two more all-American boys than Brian Laswell,
34, and Andrew Farris, 36. Together a dozen years,
they first met in Indiana when a mutual friend
introduced them. They were each other’s first
relationship.

October 08 2008 12:00 AM

Jay Mendes, an
independent event manager (think the Emmy Awards), was at
a club in 2004 when he noticed a sparkling young patron.
Three days later, Mendes was asking Van Sao, who was
visiting Los Angeles to attend a wedding, “Why
don’t you move out to L.A. and live with
me?”

October 08 2008 12:00 AM

Back in 1991 the
Internet was only for geeks and grad students. Ron
Buckmire, who was studying applied mathematics at Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute in upstate New York, was both.
When Buckmire visited Los Angeles that year, his
welcoming committee included Dean Elzinga, who was
studying mathematical logic at the University of California,
Los Angeles.

October 08 2008 12:00 AM

Looks can be
deceiving, particularly when it comes to Marilyn Twitchell,
83, and Jean Pyatt, 80. Sitting in front of their backyard
pool in Los Angeles’s Brentwood section, they
hardly seem like the spitfires they are.

October 08 2008 12:00 AM

For many gay
couples, marriage means recognition, which isn’t
something Simon Doonan and Jonathan Adler lack. In
1994, Adler sold his first pottery design to Barneys
New York, where creative director Simon Doonan
presides as one of fashion’s keenest wits.

October 08 2008 12:00 AM

Fans knew
comedian Suzanne Westenhoefer was really in love when her
“girlfriend Jenn” started turning up in her
onstage monologues. Westenhoefer met marketing pro
Jennifer Houston four years ago, when both of them
were working on a women’s cruise.

October 08 2008 12:00 AM

How is it
possible to have spent three decades with your partner and
still be in your 40s? By meeting in 10th-grade art class and
sticking together from then on.

October 08 2008 12:00 AM
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