Equality Matters to Real People: Our Stories

Michelle Covell
Roslindale, MA

My partner and I have been together for 8 years, sharing all the responsibles of home,family and career like any other "married couple".

We are now expecting twins this winter after 2 years of trying to become...

Glenn Kulbako
Somerville, MA

I'm a Boston area photographer who has covered the marriage equality movement with great interest.

As a social activist and former labor organizer, I strongly believe in protecting the rights of all Americans, and...

Marta Trusz
Canton, MA

This is a poem written by our daughter on the one-year anniversary of same-sex marriage.

Wedding Day

Blue skies

White clouds

Rainbow flag

fluttering in the breeze


Jennifer Doe
Everett, MA

My partner and I were married on June 2nd, 2005.

We had to elope and do it fast because we knew that it could all be taken away from us soon. We had procrastinated for a year, and feared the worst.

My father...

William Gonsorcik
Worcester, MA

I have been with Dave since 2001 and that is more the 4 year now. Within the last year in a half we legally became a married couple.

Since we married, we have gone to do things that a married couple would do --...