Marriage/Relationship Status

Helpful information about getting married in NYS:

A Community Conversation: Marriage Equality Act
Aired live on WSKG public radio on Tuesday, August 23, 2011

On June 24th, New York became the sixth state in the country to legalize gay marriage. While many view the Marriage Equality Act as a significant victory, many others are quick to point out that the fight for same-sex civil rights is far from over.

Listen to this hour-long conversation on marriage equality in New York State:

http://wskg.org/episode/marriage-equality-act

The program aired on WSKG public radio on August 23rd and is hosted by Crystal Sarakas. Guests are Erika Pelletreau, Empire State Pride Agenda, and Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal, Lambda Legal, and Claudia Stallman, Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project.


From the NY State Department of Health---http://www.health.state.ny.us/vital_records/marriage_
equality_frequently_asked_questions.htm?tr=
y&auid=8675745

From NY Civil Liberties Union---
Know Your Rights: Frequently Asked Questions about New York's Marriage Equality Act (2011): http://www.nyclu.org/marriageFAQ?tr=y&auid=8675750

From Lambda Legal---
Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples in New York Frequently Asked Questions: http://www.lambdalegal.org/publications/factsheets
/fs_marriage-equality-same-sex-couples-ny.html

Marriage Equality New York (MENY) is a grassroots, all-volunteer, single-issue organization dedicated to securing the right of ALL New Yorkers to enter into legally recognized civil marriages. Their website continues to be a good source of information about events and activities taking place around the state: http://www.meny.us/home

Last Updated: 12/8/14