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Hundreds of same sex couples to marry in New York

NEW YORK — Wedding ceremonies for hundreds of gay and lesbian couples were being held across New York State Sunday, with advocates hailing the day as a milestone toward the eventual legalization of gay marriage nationwide. Sunday marked the first day when a law allowing same sex marriage goes into…

Marriage: Because we need you all figured out

Courtney Martin has a moving piece up at the Prospect about how the legalization of gay marriage is making her rethink her own resistance to entering into straight marriage. She concludes what I have in my life, which is that even though it’s important to cheer on gay marriage, for…