Roots of the same sex marriage battle


This week's U.S. Supreme Court hearings on two major cases involving same sex couples' right to marry follow a long history in the gay movement's struggle for equality. We revisit one of its earliest moments in 1971 when, barely two years after the Stonewall riots, an activist group threw a gay engagement party at the New York Marriage Bureau. They were protesting a City Clerk's threat of legal action against Father Robert Clemment, who was performing Holy unions for the of The Church of the Beloved Disciple's gay members. Randy Wicker was there to capture it all on film. He tells Brent about bringing the fight for marriage equality to the table. Along with coffee and cake.

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