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3 years ago  ::  Mar 26, 2011 - 5:36PM #1
Zavist
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Yes I am proud to announce that my fiance and I are getting married next year in may. I live in california (were it is unfortunately illegal...onhold...or whatever its not there yet is all i know until they make up their minds in the supreme court) but regardless of this we are still having our cerimony in california. I have found my soulmate and he is everything I could have ever hoped for in a man as a lover, a friend and my other half. We get the critisizims, you know the ones about how marriage is a sacred union ment for hetersexuals and blah blah blah....but you know what I always say to those people? I say: "The love my fiance and I have for eachother is stronger than the hate and ignorance in your hearts" and its true, against all odds we have been through so much and now....now we are getting married!

To other homosexuals out there, especially to the youth that are being bullied, hang in there. Do not let the hate of others cloud the love you have. Have love for yourself. Be proud of yourself. You were born to be brave (to semi-quote Lady Gaga). Stand tall and know that love goes beyond color, sex or religion. Love is limitless when its true and if you know yr love is true then you have nothing to fret about.

May many bright blessings be upon you all!

-Zavist-

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3 years ago  ::  Mar 26, 2011 - 7:15PM #2
REteach
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Here is one heterosexual going on 33 years of marriage who says "congratulations!" I hope you are as in love after 33 years as we are.  If you do it right, what you have now will be a pale version of what your love will grow into.



Good luck! 

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3 years ago  ::  Mar 26, 2011 - 9:24PM #3
mainecaptain
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

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3 years ago  ::  Mar 26, 2011 - 10:11PM #4
Yavanna
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Congratulations! =)

The dwarves of yore made mighty spells,
While hammers fell like ringing bells
In places deep, where dark things sleep,
In hollow halls beneath the fells.

For ancient king and elvish lord
There many a gloaming golden hoard
They shaped and wrought, and light they caught
To hide in gems on hilt of sword.
- J.R.R. Tolkien
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3 years ago  ::  Mar 31, 2011 - 10:50AM #5
TPaine
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Great post, Zavist.


Like REteach I'm another heterosexual that fully supports your right to marry the person you love. Congratulations!

"When it shall be said in any country in the world, my poor are happy; neither ignorance nor distress is to be found among them; my jails are empty of prisoners, my streets of beggars; the aged are not in want, the taxes are not oppressive; the rational world is my friend, because I am a friend of its happiness: When these things can be said, then may the country boast its constitution and its government." -- Thomas Paine: The Rights Of Man (1791)
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3 years ago  ::  Apr 01, 2011 - 7:41PM #6
Slipnish
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Eh, I figure homosexuals have just as much right to be miserable as us heterosexuals.  Marry on, I say.

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3 years ago  ::  Apr 02, 2011 - 2:21PM #7
Do_unto_others
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Zavist, I would add my congratulations but ...


 


You say: "we are still having our cerimony in california"


 


May I humbly suggest that, until the situation in CA is settled, you go some place and do it LEGALLY?  Canada comes to mind.


 


I DO wish you both all happiness, but why not go where you are respected?

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3 years ago  ::  Apr 04, 2011 - 6:48AM #8
darcamani
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Congrats!  I do agree with DUO  tho, go and make it happen and live where it is Legal and you are fully respected.  


Dar

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3 years ago  ::  Apr 04, 2011 - 7:59AM #9
REteach
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Still legal in Iowa, too!

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