Same-sex marriage has been legally recognized in the U.S state of Massachusetts since May Boston's City Council debated health insurance for the same-sex partners of city employees in May and Cambridge provided health benefits.
"Barred access to the protections, benefits, and obligations of civil marriage, a person who enters into an intimate, exclusive union with another of the same sex .
Fifteen years ago on May 17, , same-sex couples and their allies in at a hearing in March , as recorded by The Boston Globe.
The 1st Legally Married Same-Sex Couple 'Wanted To Lead By Example' The Boston-area couple picked up their marriage license minutes.
Some 1, same-sex couples applied for marriage licenses during the same 24 -hour period, according to a Boston Globe survey, among.