Michaela Jae Rodriguez
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Lesbian Marriage

To describe same-sex marriage equality as “gay marriage” undercuts the fact that lesbian couples have been just as important in the fight for equality as gay ones. Many of the most pivotal fights depended on the courage of lesbian couples to fight against discrimination, from Baehr v. Miike in Hawaii to DeBoer v. Snyder, a case that was consolidated with Obergefell v. Hodges in the pivotal U.S. Supreme Court case. But more fundamentally, lesbian marriage is the commitment of two women who vow to love and protect each other as long as they both shall live. Read more on The Advocate!

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