by Tamar Prager

Letter from California

The last time I wrote for Lilith, I had recently celebrated my commitment ceremony, a day of unparalleled joy for me and my wife. (See cover below.) However, as we sanctified our union before our community, a part of us still mourned the fact that we were considered unfit for legal marriage. Three years later Arielle and I are living in California. We rejoiced when the State Supreme Court proclaimed that gays and lesbians should be granted the right to marry. On June 25th, we stood in a garden before a handful of friends and an officiant who married us under California law. My eyes filled with tears when I said “I do.” We were finally equal under the law.

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