Same Sex Marriage in DC Roundup

DCs first same sex couple to apply for a marriage license hold hands.
Photo from DCist.
It’s a big day in the nation’s capital as same sex couples are able to apply for marriage licenses for the first time. A collection of stories from around the web:
The first couples in DC to apply for marriage licenses. And here’s a profile of couple #1.
Gay marriage day in pictures. And even more pictures.
Westboro Baptist Church shows up to protest, wave around angry signs about how God hates pretty much everybody, shout things that make no sense, are largely ignored. “This nation’s DOOM will come!” Photos of fab counter-protesters here.
RHRealityCheck has a roundup of gay marriage news in DC and beyond.
Congratulations to everyone who got their marriage license today!

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Jos Truitt is Executive Director of Development at Feministing. She joined the team in July 2009, became an Editor in August 2011, and Executive Director in September 2013. She writes about a range of topics including transgender issues, abortion access, and media representation. Jos first got involved with organizing when she led a walk out against the Iraq war at her high school, the Boston Arts Academy. She was introduced to the reproductive justice movement while at Hampshire College, where she organized the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program’s annual reproductive justice conference. She has worked on the National Abortion Federation’s hotline, was a Field Organizer at Choice USA, and has volunteered as a Pro-Choice Clinic Escort. Jos has written for publications including The Guardian, Bilerico, RH Reality Check, Metro Weekly, and the Columbia Journalism Review. She has spoken and trained at numerous national conferences and college campuses about trans issues, reproductive justice, blogging, feminism, and grassroots organizing. Jos completed her MFA in Printmaking at the San Francisco Art Institute in Spring 2013. In her "spare time" she likes to bake and work on projects about mermaids.

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