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mar·riage

gamophobia.
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marriage

The legal joining of two adults.
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Unlike a marriage, civil partners do not have to have a ceremony.
(11.) These forms of legal recognition include, marriage, civil unions, registered partnerships, reciprocal beneficiary schemes, informal cohabitation, and registered domestic partnerships.
Many evangelicals are beginning to acknowledge that there are Christian arguments for gay marriage, civil unions, and so forth.
With the majority of state lawmakers seeking re-election this year, the level of legislative activity on same sex marriage, civil unions and domestic partnerships has dropped dramatically.
Attorney General Martha Coakley, of Medford, who has said her work on the state level on gay marriage, civil rights, mortgage foreclosures, health care and energy will give her an advantage in Washington;