Posts Tagged ‘gay marriage’

Jack Evans Officiates a Gay Wedding

Among the crop of mayoral candidates, Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans has shied away from criticizing Vincent Gray and even taken boos along with the incumbent at last week's education debate. Now here's something else Gray and Evans are in sync on—officiating a gay wedding.
While Gray officiated a wedding last month in the Wilson Building's mayoral suite, Evans held [...]

Vince Gray Officiates a Wedding

Adams Morgan residents Robert Robertson Jr. and Carlos Taylor had good reason to be nervous ahead of their Wilson Building wedding today, but Mayor Vince Gray confessed to some jitters of his own. After all, it was his first time officiating a wedding.
"I'm auditioning today," Gray says.
So, how'd he do? As an officiant, the mayor has a tendency to build [...]

Marion Barry Wants to Officiate a Gay Wedding

This has to be some sort of milestone for the gay rights movement. Marion Barry, who cast one of the two D.C. Council votes against gay marriage in 2009, now tells LL he's looking to officiate a gay wedding.
Barry and the 12 other members of the Council received the power to officiate weddings yesterday when Mayor [...]