Marcus Chljub de 29 años se caso con su novio ecuatoriano y esa noticia rodo por todos los medios aqui en nuestra isla y dejo a más de uno espantado y a nosotros emocionados. Y digo espantado porque muchos hombres que tienen actitud machista no esperaban que el primer hombre latino gay en casarse fuera un compatriota de Duarte. Viva la libertad!
Hundreds of same-sex couples made their relationships officials by
marrying in the state of New York on Sunday, the first day on which it
was legal to do so.
Lesbian couple Kitty Lambert (54) and Cheryle Rudd (53) were said to
be the first same-sex couple to marry in the state, exchanging vows just
after midnight at Niagara Falls.
"We're achieving that real American dream to be treated like
everybody else and be protected under all those laws," Lambert told ABC.
The falls were lit up in rainbow colours to commemorate the historic day for the LGBT community.
In New York City, the clerk's office received hundreds of same-sex marriage license requests after the state passed a marriage equality bill last month.
Unable to cope with the demand, it was forced to implement a lottery system for couples eager to tie the knot.
Couples lined up outside marriage license offices in the city's five
boroughs with a record 823 weddings scheduled to take place.
Marcus Chaljub and Freddy Zambrano were the first same-sex couple to marry at the New York City Hall.
"I just started to cry and I couldn't stop it at the point," Chaljub
told CNN after the ceremony. The couple, who met online, have been
together for five years.
"It's the moment we’ve been waiting for for years," added Zambrano.
New York is the sixth US state to legalise same-sex marriage although
these marriages are not recognised in most other states or under