Page will start planning for a wedding sometime after the first of the year with his longtime partner, and they will get what they have long wanted: legal recognition that they are both the parents of their adopted twin boys, now Greensboro couples who had left disappointed returned to the courthouse where Register of Deeds Jeff Thigpen reopened the office to permit the first gay marriages in Guilford County.
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High 88F. The pendulum had swung as far as it would go toward legislating heterosexual marriage. Supreme Court ruling. Two days later, State District Judge David Wahlberg ordered the Travis County clerk to issue a marriage license to two women, Sarah Goodfriend and Suzanne Bryant, citing the severe illness of one of them.
Prior to that ruling, same-sex marriage was not legal in Texas, although a state court ordered the Travis County clerk to issue one marriage license to two women on February 19, , citing the illness of one of them. Vote now for your favorite business in Reader's Choice.
In , a same-sex couple that had married in Massachusetts filed for divorce in Dallas, but before the district court could grant the divorce the Texas Attorney General intervened and challenged the court's jurisdiction to do so. But Mark Chilton made national headlines when he won the race to become the next register on Tuesday.