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December 14, 2012

Marriage in Maine: What Same-Sex Couples Need to Know

Same-sex couples will be able to begin marrying in Maine December 29, 2012. GLAD, in conjunction with EqualityMaine and Maine Women’s Lobby, held a webinar to answer common questions couples considering marriage may have.

Watch the Webinar:


Marriage in Maine: The Basics

Information on Marriage Licenses

Resources for Marrying/Weddings at

Maine CDC Letter to Municipal Clerks Regarding Marriage for Same-sex Couples

Marriage Tips and Traps

Legal Rights, Protections, and Obligations for Married Families

How DOMA Hurts Americans - information about the current impact of the federal Defense of Marriage Act on married same-sex couples

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