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mar·riage

gamophobia.

marriage

The legal joining of two adults.
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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;
Same-sex and transgender issues related to marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships are addressed in the chapter on family law.
Marriage equality is having all rights of marriage, both state and federal, regardless of the title, be it marriage, civil union, or domestic partnership.