Constitutional Issues

Here Arrive the Grooms

Here Arrive the Grooms

With same sex marriages legal in Connecticut, many gay male and lesbian couples have been tying the equality knot.

After 29 years together, Garrett Stack and John Anderson of Woodbridge had a church wedding in 2009.

“There is nothing traditional about two men getting married,” says Stack. “What is traditional is two human beings loving each other and wanting to be together for the rest of their lives.”

Stack and Anderson were one of the eight couples to challenge the Connecticut state constitution for the right to marry. “John and I are both in our 60s and have been together most of our adult life. To see this happen, to prevail, brought tears to our eyes,” Stack...