Articles Tagged ‘gay marriage’

Reverend Dr. Beverly Boyarsky, David Klimnick of the GLBT Community Center in Bay Shore and Steve Carl, owner of Carlyle on the Green, during the wedding ceremony (Rashed Mian/Long Island Press)

Dozens of Gay Couples Wed at Bethpage’s Carlyle on the Green

Love. Romance. Forever. These words floated about Bethpage State Park’s…



Darren Major, left, and his husband Andrew Troup pose for a photograph Thursday June 30, 2011 in New York.  The couple, who live in New York, were legally wed in Canada in 2008.   As gay marriage becomes legal in New York, companies and individuals are wrestling with changes to their financial lives.   Gay couples who get married can file jointly on state returns but not federal. Big corporations that extend benefits to domestic partners must decide whether to continue in light of the new state law. That means some couples might have to head to the altar to maintain their benefits. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Gay Couples Hours Away from Marriage on Long Island

Same-sex couples taking advantage of both the Town of North Hempstead and Brookhaven’s one-day offer to open their clerk offices on Sunday are less than…



Paola Perez, left, and her partner Linda Collazo, dressed as bride and groom, march in the annual Gay Pride parade in Greenwich Village, Sunday, June 26, 2011 in New York. One of the world's oldest and largest gay pride parades was expected to become a victory celebration Sunday after New York's historic decision to legalize same-sex marriage.  The law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday doesn't take effect for 30 days. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Town of Brookhaven to Offer Marriage Licenses Sunday

The town of Brookhaven will open their clerk’s office on…



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Carlyle on the Green to Host Free Gay Marriage Weddings

Less than a week after New York State approved same-sex…



Supporters of same sex marriage celebrate that the Senate members will vote on legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in New York, during a session of the New York State Senate at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., Friday, June 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

New York Lawmakers Approve Gay Marriage

The New York State Senate approved a much-debated same-sex marriage…



Jerry’s Ink: Gay Marriage

There are so many “turkey baster” babies of gay couples in Long Island that a lot of these kids are going to grow up thinking…