published Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Nashville same-sex couple asks for marriage license

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    Nashville same-sex couple asks for marriage license: Will Peyton and Jef Laudieri, together nine years, attempt to marry in Davidson County. Same-sex marriage is illegal in Tennessee, a fact they want to change.
    Photo by The Tennessean /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Same-sex couples in at least three Tennessee counties tried to get marriage licenses Wednesday, striding into county clerks’ offices, well lit by camera flashes as they made state history.

Of course, since same-sex marriage is illegal in Tennessee, they left empty-handed.

In Nashville, Will Peyton and Jef Laudieri said they weren’t surprised by the rejection, only how much it hurt.

Read more at The Tennessean.

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