Since the ancient world, marriage has evolved from a preservation of power to a personal contract between two equals seeking love, stability, and happiness.
A national resource for same-sex couples, supporting the diverse community of committed gay and lesbian partners through a variety of media.
Non-religious ceremonies — called civil ceremonies — must be performed by a judge, justice of the peace, or court clerk who has legal authority to perform marriages
The most important thing to understand about a commitment ceremony is that it does not involve laws or government agencies in any way; there’s no license or
External links. Quaker marriage procedure in Britain Yearly Meeting; Quaker marriage procedure in Canadian Yearly Meeting; What is an unprogrammed Quaker wedding
Religious liturgies, ceremonies, and vows from a variety of faiths.
A handful of states still require blood tests for couples planning to marry. Most do not. (For information on which states require them, see Chart: State Marriage
One of the largest religious groups in Canada voted to approve a resolution that allows ministers to officiate same-sex marriages. The Anglican Church of Canada
Wedding and marriage ceremony officiants located in Ottawa and Toronto offering English, French and bilingual civil and non-denominational ceremony services.
The Effect of Same-Sex Marriage: Should Christians Oppose Gay, Homosexual, or Lesbian Unions? Gay marriage and homosexual weddings are being sanctioned or considered