Three married couples |
We talked to three married couples, all members of Chester Park United Methodist Church in Duluth.
Three gay couples
Gay men and lesbians don't speak with one voice on the subject of marriage. Some of them don't want to get married. And even those who do have different ideas about what marriage is.
Gay couple from Glenwood wanted to get married, not make history
After Massachusetts became the first state to allow gay couples to wed, same-sex partners from across the country flocked to the state to get married. One of the first couples to take advantage of the new Massachusetts law came from west central Minnesota. Cody Rogahn and Jonathan Yarbrough have returned to Glenwood, but they're not sure what to make of all the attention their wedding received.
What do single people think?
Some singles can't wait to get married, others aren't in a hurry. We hear various viewpoints from a group of singles in Duluth.
What is marriage? What does the institution of marriage mean to you? From your personal perspective, what role does it play in society, in your community, in your life? Give us your thoughts.