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Same Sex Marriage

Overview

The State Supreme Judicial Court’s Goodridge decision allowing same sex couples to marry in the state of Massachusetts became effective on May 17, 2004.  From the start of that year calls and e-mails continually came in to the Town Clerk’s Office from same sex couples seeking clarification on the Goodridge decision and the procedures for obtaining a marriage license, and from both national and world-wide media outlets interested in knowing how Provincetown was planning for the advent of same sex marriages.  There were times when calls and e-mails on this subject alone averaged one hundred to one hundred and fifty a day. [More...]

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  • Provincetown's SOS
    Cape Cod Times article dated March 28, 2004 regarding the Town Clerk's need for volunteers to...
    Collection: Same Sex Marriage
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.) -- Politics and government, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Town Hall
  • Gay Marriage: What Will It Mean For Us?
    Provincetown Magazine issued April 2004 devoted to the topic of same sex marriage in...
    Collection: Same Sex Marriage
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Provincetown Magazine, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century
  • Provincetown To Marry Gay Out Of Staters
    365gay.com internet article dated April 12, 2004.
    Collection: Same Sex Marriage
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.) -- Politics and government, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century
  • Town Hears Cha-Ching in Gay Wedding Bells
    New York Times article from the Winter of 2004 highlighting the marketing and business aspects of...
    Collection: Same Sex Marriage
    Format: Newsprint
    Subjects: New York Times Company, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century
  • Clerks Have Final Call
    Cape Cod Times article dated May 5, 2004. Clerk's had been waiting for answers to numerous...
    Collection: Same Sex Marriage
    Format: Newsprint
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.) -- Politics and government, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century
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